Hieroglyphs are ancient Chinese characters that have a certain semantic meaning. Despite the existence of a huge number of hieroglyphs, each of them is unique in its own way and contains a secret meaning. Symbols become a kind of talismans of their owners and bring them happiness, we alth, good luck, he alth, protecting them from evil spirits and failures.
The meaning of the character "fu"
The hieroglyph "happiness" (福 "fu") occupies one of the first places in the list of the most popular characters. It can be translated as "prosperity", "delight", "joy", "prosperity", "peace". "Fu" is a favorite Chinese character on New Year's Eve. On the eve of the holiday, each family hangs this symbol on the door to bring happiness and good luck to the house, and make the coming year the most successful and prosperous.
The Chinese character for "happiness" appeared along with the advent ofletters about a thousand years ago and originally had a slightly different meaning. According to drawings on ancient divination bones, the fu sign was associated with the altar and the worship of the gods in the hope of receiving the blessings of heaven. The desire to achieve "fu" was reflected in the ancient culture, the hieroglyph became the basis for numerous rituals and ceremonies of worship.
The tradition of hanging a hieroglyph on the doors of houses is connected with the legend of Jiang-Taigong, the god of gods, whose great mission was to assign appropriate positions to the heavenly rulers. According to legend, Jiang Taigong lived during the Zhou Dynasty and was subordinate to the Supreme Lord of Heaven. The impetus for the emergence of such a custom was the request of the wife of Chiang Taigong to make her a goddess. To which the god of gods replied: “Since I married you, poverty has settled in my house. So be the goddess of poverty. Your possessions will be where there is no happiness. After appointing his wife to a new position, Jiang Taigong introduced the tradition of hanging a picture of a hieroglyph on the doors so that the goddess of poverty could never enter such houses.
The Chinese symbol for happiness 幸福 consists of two characters that can be used separately but still mean the same thing. So, the meaning of the character 幸 (xìng) is happy, prosperous, while the sign 福 (fú) means happiness and well-being.
The symbol 喜 (xǐ) is also of particular interest, which is translated into Russian as “joy”, “fun”.The double inscription of the joyful sign turns into the hieroglyph "double happiness" - a symbol that gives harmony in marriage and the fulfillment of all desires associated with a prosperous marriage.
What the "fu" sign looks like
More interesting in this regard is the hieroglyph 福 (fú), which is a universal symbol, reuniting all the components of happiness: joy, pleasure, pleasure. The sign consists of two parts: left and right. The first means the altar, to which people go for God's blessing, the second part, in turn, is divided into three more parts: a roof, a mouth, a field, being a display of abundance and prosperity.
The schematic representation of the roof means the house, the mouth means the person living in this house, the field is regarded as the source of food for the family. Thus, the hieroglyph "happiness" in ancient times meant God's and heavenly blessing. By honoring the gods and observing the laws established by heaven, man deserves the right to shelter and food. What else does a person need to be happy?
Signs filled with "qi" energy
In Chinese, there are other runic characters: "love", "happiness", "luck", "we alth", "longevity", "he alth". Such symbols are often applied to furniture or the interior of rooms in order to attract appropriate benefits to the inhabitants of the house.
For example, the hieroglyph "love" contributes to the harmony and peace of love relationships,eliminates conflicts, strengthens family ties. "Luck" ensures success in all matters, expands the horizons of opportunities, promotes business development. The hieroglyph is usually drawn on workplaces, office or study walls. "We alth" attracts money, material we alth, increases income and profits, creates the appropriate energy in the home and office. The hieroglyph "longevity" is able to provide long and happy years of life, it is applied, as a rule, on the walls of the bedroom. The symbol "he alth" brings good he alth to all households, excellent mood, and contributes to the recovery of the sick. All these hieroglyphs, despite the benefits contained in them, are based on the most important and important symbol of "qi" - vital energy, which is the catalyst for all living things.
Placing the lucky symbol
As mentioned above, there are two symbols for happiness in Chinese: “happiness” and “double happiness”. The hieroglyph "happiness" (photo below) is designed to evoke God's blessing to only one person. The action of the sign is individual and local, that is, happiness is bestowed only in the desired area, and not in all at once. Therefore, having decided on exactly where you want to achieve success and prosperity, draw a sign in the place that will help you find happiness.
And in order to live in abundance, draw a hieroglyph on the southeast side of the house and regularly mentally refer to it with a request to attract success and good luck to you.
The Meaning of Double Happiness
Unlike the hieroglyph "happiness", the power of the symbol"double happiness" is more powerful and effective. He is able to fulfill all the desires and undertakings of not only one person, but also a group of people united by one desire. To attract success in business and creativity, place the hieroglyph in the north of the room, and the result will not be long in coming. The image of double happiness in the southwest contributes to the strengthening of friendship, the acquisition of new friends and like-minded people. The symbol contributes to the conception of a child, if the bed is charged with energy, replenishment of the wallet, if the hieroglyph “happiness” is put in it, the attraction of new opportunities and the realization of ideas. The image of double happiness can be presented as a gift to relatives and friends. It is important to give it with sincere and pure intentions.
Hieroglyphs on the body are a mirror of the soul
Various tattoos of Chinese and Japanese characters are very popular among the people. Distinguished by their special beauty and unusualness, they carry a mysterious meaning, which, moreover, can influence the life and destiny of a person. Therefore, it is very important to understand the meaning of the drawing that you are going to apply. A thoughtless choice of a hieroglyph can lead to negative phenomena and express not at all what you wanted to say with this tattoo.
Tattoo hieroglyph "happiness" is usually placed on the arm or neck and brings its owner all the best, improves his energy field, contributes to success in all deeds and undertakings. In addition to such a symbol, hieroglyphic tattoos are widely used as wearable designs.luck and we alth. Only when properly combined with each other, they acquire the desired meaning. When the order of their application is changed, the symbols acquire a completely different meaning and lose their original purpose.
The image of the symbol of happiness can be:
- hang on the wall (north, southwest, southeast);
- apply to jewelry, nails;
- use as a talisman on clothes;
- draw on wallet, mobile phone and other items;
- put in the workplace;
- apply as a body pattern.
The hieroglyph "happiness" (tattoo or image) is best to draw with your own hands. When drawing, all your positive energy, all aspirations and desires will be invested in it. In this case, he will actively attract happiness and success to you.
The blessing of the sky in the "fu" sign
Every person from birth strives for good luck, happiness and we alth, fearing troubles and misfortunes.
But not everyone is worthy of these benefits. In Chinese culture, there is a clear relationship between moral principles and God's blessing. Everyone is equal before heaven, regardless of social status and origin. And they favor only those who do good deeds and deeds, observing the moral principles established by God. Good-hearted people sooner or later acquire divine blessings, receiving wonderful and effective help in all matters. As Sun Simiao, a doctor who lived during the Tang Dynasty, said: “Luck is a productaccumulation of good deeds, and misfortune is the result of accumulated evil. Good will certainly attract happiness and good fortune, while evil will inevitably lead to a series of misfortunes and misfortunes.
The hieroglyph "happiness", being a symbol of goodness, prosperity and divine blessing, cannot guarantee the owner of all these benefits if his heart is filled with evil and cruelty. The sign of happiness "fu" means self-improvement, faith in God and the desire to do good deeds.