Fuk Luk Sau - the Three Star Gods. These wise old men symbolize hearth and home, protect the family, and bring happiness, health, longevity, peace, security, luck, wealth, and prosperity into a home.
They create good Chi throughout the entire household. The Three Star Elders are among the most popular deities worshiped in China and other Asian countries. They can be found in most Chinese homes, as well as in many homes around the world. They are typically depicted together.
Fuk is the God of Happiness. He represents happiness, fulfilling lives, many children and grandchildren, love, strong family, and wealth. Fuk's head and shoulders are above the other two. He often holds a child in his arms (or a scroll), and is always depicted in the center.
Luk is the God of Wealth and Honors. He symbolizes authority, success in career and affairs, increased income and high social status. He is often asked for help to give the family an heir. He is depicted holding the scepter of power Ru Yi and/or gold bullion, which symbolize strength, power and wealth.
Sau is the God of Longevity. He symbolizes health and longevity. He is often depicted with two symbols of longevity - a deer and peach. Alternatively, he may carry a bottle of nectar in one hand and a traveler's stick in the other hand. He can also be depicted with the mushroom of immortality and a calabash that possesses powerful healing properties.
The Fuk Luk Sau made in Chinese traditions will be surrounded by other symbols of a long and happy life, including: children (a symbol of procreation), the magic scepter Ru Yi (a symbol of happiness and wealth), Koi carp, a bowl with gold ingots and coins (symbols of wealth), peony flowers (the symbol of love), peach and calabash (symbols of longevity), and Pi Yao (a symbol of protection).
It is recommended to place the Three Chinese Star Elders in one of the following ways: In the hallway of your home, which will help make all your hopes and dreams come true. In any sector of your living room or dining room (the best is in the east - the area of health), to attract good fortune and positive energy. They can also be placed in the east of any other room where your family gathers together. They can be placed in the lobby lounge or office reception, which will attract wealth and prosperity. You can place them at work behind your workspace (behind your back) to obtain support, attract good luck, and make all your dreams come true.
In ancient China, the wealthy homes would have the sculptures and paintings of Fuk Luk Sau placed in a special room, while middle-class homes would have ceramic figurines of these gods placed on a high table in the dining room.
Today, you can find this feng shui talisman made of various materials, with the most popular ones being poly-resin and porcelain. You can also find images depicting them. Let the three stellar deities Fuk Luk Sau, bring luck to your home and family.