The three-legged golden toad has three legs and is a spiritual creature. Legend has it that it can spit out money at its mouth, making it a kind of wonderful beast of fortune, constantly spitting out gold and silver treasures, symbolising the flow of wealth, and an auspicious object for attracting wealth! In addition to this, the three-legged golden toad can disguise evil spirits, ward off evil spirits and get rid of villains!
The legend of the three-legged golden toad:
There is a story of Liu Hai playing the golden toad” in Chinese folklore. According to the legend, there is a man named Liu Hai Toad, who was a disciple of the Eight Immortals, Lu Dongbin. When he was travelling around the world, he collected a three-legged toad that could change money. This is why it is regarded by folk as a feng shui magic tool to attract wealth and prosperity.
Figurative meaning of the golden toad:
The golden toad also has the meaning of prosperous career and education, and has been used since ancient times as a metaphor for gaining admission to the university.
The golden toad has the following functions in feng shui:
(a) to gather wealth and prosperity
Placing the golden toad at home or in the office means gathering wealth, fortune and prosperity.
(b) ward off evil and eliminate villains
Placing an enlightened three-legged golden toad at home or in the office can calm the house and ward off evil spirits and bogeys, cracking villainous intrusion. Employees such as dissolving the jealousy and hatred of colleagues.
(c) resolve office strife
Placed in the office of employees, it can resolve workplace strife, increase team spirit, but also to attract wealth to help the company’s performance up, so that companies and employees together benefit.