Tanzberry Quartz Smiling Buddha
Found in Tanzania, Africa and projects root and sacral chakra energy. The sparks of the inclusions amplify the stone's fire and earth energies. The stone assists in increasing confidence, positive thinking, manifestation and channeling creative energy. It facilitates emotional healing, positive sexual expression and personal power. It's a stone for creators.
Hotei or Pu-Tai is better known as the Laughing Buddha. The image of Hotei is based on a Chinese Zen monk who lived over 1000 years ago. Many regarded him a future Buddha because of his benevolent nature. It was due to his large protruding stomach and smile that he came to be known as the Laughing Buddha.