The laughing Buddha is considered a symbol of happiness, abundance, contentment, and well-being. Laughing Buddha statues are considered auspicious and are often kept in homes, offices, hotels, and restaurants, for positive energy and good luck.
This pose symbolizes prosperity, success, and financial gains. It is believed that this pose attracts money from the heavens, prosperity, and lots of success and luck in our life. Opting for a buddha statue for a home in Vastu and placing it in the northeast direction is said to be auspicious.