Symbols and symbolism are popular in almost every civilization, culture and religion that has evolved on Earth. They are deeply ingrained in the way of our life itself. Symbols impact our subconscious mind and if their effects are strong enough, then they could stimulate confidence, effort and good outcomes. Whether we realize or not paintings, pictures, jewelery, statues, birds, animals and so forth have meanings and effect on us.
Mankind, after closely watching nature, events and environmental life over a period of centuries, has developed a vast and time tested database of Positive Symbols. When the geometric shape, size, meaning and their other nuances are properly understood and activated, it results in transmission / amplification of "energy" – the vital life force that governs everything in the Universe.
Some classical examples are Crystals, Pyramids, Vedic Yantras, Sacred Geometry, Maha Meru, Pancha Boodha Stupa, Vajra, Viswa Vajra, Rahu (Dorje Phurba), Fengshui Objects, et cetra.
Use of positive symbols can alter energy flow and enhance the surrounding space. It is the easiest way to introduce positivism in our environment. They are typically categorized into 2 types: to remedy / cure a problem, to heal a situation; to act as a booster or enhancer to bring about harmony and prosperity. There are symbols (like Crystals) that when placed (after processing), can dissolve negative energy and also stream out purpose-solving, high positive energy. These symbols, when processed and positioned correctly, will definitely yield results.
By creating an environment rich with positive symbolism that elicit positive thinking, focused minds, confidence and innovation, progress and prosperity will result. We will then become aware of the life force in the environment in which the energy had been altered by us, then enabling us to empower it. This powerful symbolism will reinvigorate our energy levels to benefit in every aspect of our lives.
For example, a Black Tourmalene Crystal Pendant can balance the emotions and calm the mind; a pair of Pink Mandarin Duck statuettes can bond a couple more sturdy; a Viswa Vajra can protect one from negative entities; a Five Element Stupa can balance the five elements of nature and correct the vaastu / fengshui energy of land and building; a set of Sailing Ship Coins can instigate cash flow in Business; a Pyramid can accumulate Positive Energy; a Shri Yantra can remove financial blocks, a custom built Crystal Energy Field can bring in Health, Wealth, Harmony & Happiness, et cetra.
But how can merely the statue of a Phoenix bird bring motivation and new opportunities?
The shape and design of the gadget determines the nature of the energy that the remedy can receive and transmit. (2) The raw material and size decide the storage capacity and life of the remedy, when energized. (3) Programming of the remedy defines the problem to be solved or the purpose to be realized and the Programming only fully dedicates the energy of the remedy to the purpose and binds it to the person.
It is thus important to realize that the remedy by itself is only the hardware part (like a computer). You have to supply the electricity (energising) to switch it on and keep it running. But quite you have to supply the proper software (programming) to make it work. Appropriate placement then completes the circle.
There are some who would argue that the "shape" of the talisman or remedy itself does signify a specific energy and hence does not require any other processing. Sure it does: that's why it has been selected as an energy tool. For example, the shape of a majestic Elephant does signify the energies related to strength, shrewdness and long memory – but that alone is not suffiecient. The image or statue should definitely be energized in ways where it stores enough to last for a few years, not weeks. Then the stored energy should be programmed as to what and for what purpose it should work. The programming also helps the remedy from being corrected from the onslaught of negative energies that it certainly has to face (on behalf of it's owner), once activated. This way, if and when the vital positive energy of the remedy is critically overwhelmed by negativity at one stage, the remedy simply breaks and declares it's ability to serve (it's owner) further, rather than damage it's owner.
Will a Laughing Buddha or a Crystal or a Yantra bought off the shelf give results?
The simple answer is a firm "no", if it has not been programmed and energised. Merely energising will not help. The energy needs to be stabilized, sealed and then directed through "specialized" programming.
In fact, the source of the energy remedies play an important role in determining the effectiveness. Many who buy the same Fengshui product from two different sources will find that one is working so well and the other may not. But they never bother to ask why that happens. The answer is subtle, the source determines the "root energy" stored in the products.
(1) It is a key element (the root energy) that the qualified expert (who is going the sell / channel the remedies) checks before selecting. Then the products are (2) cleansed (of negativities that arise during manufacturing / changing hands), (3) instilled with auspicious and positive energy and (4) kept in proper storage area that has a strong positive energy belt before being sold. Finally, when sold, (5) the expert programs the remedy to the purpose and the user and explains the (6) ideal placement of the energy tool in his / her place.
Then and only then will these remedial tools yield results.
In modern living, where the environment at macro level is highly influenced by many factors beyond our control, micro level energy correction made with empowered remedies can effectively bring in and retain Health, Wealth, Harmony and Happiness.