Tortoise is a symbol of good luck and it has a great significance in both Vastu Shastra and in Feng Shui. As tortoise is gifted with long life and therefore it describes Long Life in Vastu Shastra.
In Puranas, Lord Vishnu took the form of tortoise to carry the weight of the mountain on his back during the Sagar Manthan; Lord Vishnu’s second avatar is Tortoise and is called as Kurma avatar.
These days you can find tortoise in all homes who believe in Vastu Shastra and in Feng Shui. They are made up of Metal, Resins, Brass, Mud, crystals or else Wood.
While placing a tortoise at your home or in your office, there are few Vastu rules which you should know and follow them and this can give you good benefits in your life.
Where to place the Tortoises:
- One can place a Brass Tortoise in East direction of your house will create a sense of security and long life for all members of the family.
- Place the Brass Tortoise face outside at your main entrance to protect against dangers and to prevent accidents for family members.
- One can be placing Brass Tortoise in the north direction of your home, office or workplace will watch over your career Luck.
- The tortoise which is made up of earthen material such as resin or mud, they should be placed in the North East, Centre or in the South West.
- Metal Tortoise is to be placed in the North and North West area of the house
- Tortoises made of crystals are to be placed in South West or North West.
- One can be keeping crystal tortoise in cash locker. This will bring good flow of money.
- Tortoise figure made of wood is to be placed either in East or in South East.
- Placing the tortoise at the top of your bed will remove anxieties and can help with Insomnia. It will also relax children who are afraid to sleep in their own bedrooms.
- Placing a tortoise in the kitchen or bathroom is considered inauspicious.
Uses of Brass Tortoise:
- Those who are suffering from chronic illnesses, placing a brass Tortoise is a good cure.
- Brass Tortoise removes negative energy.
- It provides stability for your money.
- Use this Tortoise for long and healthy Life.