What’s Lucky to Buy as Per Hinduism?•
Posted on November 28 2022
Good luck is preferred by all of us for one thing or another. Hindus believe that some things are lucky over other and try to own them whenever possible. There are various charms, symbols and figurines in Hindu mythology that are considered to bring good luck in terms of several aspects such as prosperity, happiness, good health and more.
Read on to know some accessories that you can consider buying to increase your chances of being bestowed with good luck.
The most popular animal figurines for good luck in Hinduism are turtle or tortoise, frog, elephant and owl . A turtle or tortoise figurine is believed to bestow its owner good luck in the form of long life. It is also associated with ushering excellent opportunities in a person’s life. Similarly, a frog figurine is considered to render good health and prosperity. On the other hand, an elephant figurine facing the door brings good luck through wisdom, strength, stability and power. A person who owns an owl figurine is blessed with good fortune.
Black Chirmi Beads
Black chirmi beads are said to be associated with good luck because of their auspicious nature. They keep their owners safe from negativity, physical hazards and evil eyes. These seeds are believed to be the symbols of Goddess Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth. Hence, Hindus own theses seeds to get rid of their wealth related problems. These beads are meant to be kept safe in wallets, purses, lockers and the like. There is a saying that these miraculous beads never stay with an unlucky person. Hence, if you had these beads but lost them, it is an indication that it is a result of your karma and you must change it at the earliest.
Horseshoe is not only considered lucky but is also powerful at the same time. This lucky charm dispels diseases and bad health from the members of the house in which the horseshoe is kept. The horseshoe is also worn by some people because it has the power to safeguard one from the evil effects of the planet Saturn in his/her life.
Swastik and Om symbols
The Swastik symbol represents Labh and Shubh, the sons of Lord Ganesha. This symbol is believed to bring good luck to people who plan to embark on new ventures. Hindus hang this symbol at the main entrances of their residences because it brings good luck in the form of positive vibrations. It also bestows a person with prosperity, unity in family and wealth while increasing his/her harmony, mental intellect and concentration power. The Om symbol also brings good luck when it is placed at the entrance of the house.
The green jade is a semiprecious stone that is associated with good luck by many Hindus. They keep this stone in their possession in various forms like its original form or some type of jewellery. The jade has the power to unblock the heart chakra in the human body when it makes contact with the skin. It removes the fear, loneliness, depression and grief of the person using the semiprecious stone.
Sidh Swetark Ganesh
This is actually the root of the aak or ark shrub. The root is sold in many shops and online stores as a good luck accessory because its shape resembles that of Lord Ganesha, a favourite god among Hindus. The good luck associated with this root is that it blesses its owner with blessings of Lord Shiva and Lord Ganesha. It brings harmony, wisdom and concentration in the family while alleviating negative energies and bad vibrations.
This refers to the hair that grows downward on the jackal. This hair is said to bring good luck when it is placed in a box with vermilion in it. The hair is believed to grow automatically inside the box. It brings good luck and prosperity to the family members by blessing them with prosperity and removing troubles in their lives.
Apart from the above-mentioned good luck accessories, there are some things that Hindus believe bring good luck if they are bought on a specific day of the week. This is because they believe that each day of the week is associated with a certain God or planet. Similarly, they refrain from buying certain items on specific days to avoid being a victim to bad luck.
Written by - Deepthi K