nitin Collection presents in feng shui, the crystal lotus is a very useful item to emit positive energy all round and refresh family bonds. The lotus, known by the chinese as lian hua, is an icon of wholesomeness, harmony, peace and purity. Lian sounds similar to the word for successive, and symbolizes good inheritor luck. According to feng shui experts, this flower is said to replace negative energy with positive chi, clearing the mind and causing a clarity to achieve enlightenment. There are many symbolisms in chinese folklore which depict the important of the lotus. In taoist religion, ho hsien ku (one of the eight immortals and the icon of marriage and love luck) carries a lotus flower with her. Because the lotus grows in the water and blossoms its way through the layer of mud, it is a representation of overcoming obstacles in life. Also, because the leaves of this flower protect fish (which are an emblem of abundance) the lotus will protect your riches. In buddhism, the lotus flower is also highly revered; it is said that it stands for four essential virtues, which are loveliness, softness, scent and purity. It is believed that right before buddha (siddartha gaotama) was born, his mother had the image in her head of a pure white elephant giving her a lotus. It is for this reason that when buddha was born, the lotus emerged in ten directions every time he took one of the seven steps towards enlightenment. It is for this reason that the lotus flower is known as the flower of heaven. In feng shui, the crystal lotus is a very useful item to emit positive energy all round and refresh family bonds. Because the crystal is of the earth element, it is a representation of the blessing of mother earth. It will cleanse the environment, providing family members with a calm mentality and enabling them to attain their aspirations in life. Here are some feng shui tips on how to harness the power of the lotus flower: 1) for those who wish to attract new love or revitalize an existing love or marriage, it is ideal to place this love charm in the southwest sector of the living room, main hall or bedroom. This will keep your partner loyal and symbolize a love that will never be extinguished. 2) When the feng shui lotus flower crystal in placed in specific areas of the home where arguments commonly occur, the members of the household will be calmed, and their rage and frustrations will be replaced by positive chi and happiness. 3) When this lucky charm crystal is displayed on windowsills in the living room, it will attract the rays of sunshine and create reflective rainbows. This is said to be purifying yang energy, which will cleanse the surrounding area and draw in lots of luck. 4) To increase the wealth luck of you and your family members, position the lotus flower crystal in your main hall, living room or main office area. In addition to increasing income, the lotus will emit the aura of perseverance and determination in any tasks you undertake. 5) Your personal nien yen direction can be based from your feng shui kua number; placing a lotus flower crystal in this direction will increase your love luck and cause your crown chakra to attract a loving partner. 6) When this love charm is placed in your personal peach blossom direction, it will heal a broken heart or hard feelings from past failed relationships. It will serve to increase your self-confidence and character, heightening your creativity and self-expression. This will allow you to find a stable, loving relationship in which your voice will be heard and appreciated. 7) When the good luck charm lotus flower crystal is displayed in your bedroom or living room, it will prevent any arguments or tensions between family members with its unifying vibes. It will improve family bonds by replacing anger and hard feelings with calm and love.