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Lucky Charms

Nature has created many rare things, the use of which is auspicious for health, wealth and happiness.

Tantra is a technique or a method worship which uses natural materials and substances in a specified manner.

The natural substances bring about certain changes in people’s lives and are thus treated as Lucky Charms.

The various lucky charms commonly used in Hinduism are:

Black Chirmi Beads
Black Chirmi beads are found growing in the forests of Aravali Mountains in India.

They are believed to be hundreds of years old.

It is said that the bead selects its owner and will never stay with an unlucky person.

The Black Chirmi beads are used to ward off evil, bring good luck and ward off physical harm.

They are said to symbolize Goddess Lakshmi and so are kept in lockers, money boxes or purses.

The black chirmi beads are sold in an attractive silver box.

Sidh Swetark Ganapati
The Sidh Swetark Ganapati is obtained from the root of a shrub called Ark or Aak and this root takes the shape of Lord Ganesha.

This lucky charm blesses the individual with blessings from Shiva and Ganesha, gives knowledge and concentration power, maintains harmony in family life, eliminates illnesses, activates positive vibrations in the house and brings wealth and prosperity.

Swastik is symbol of Ganesha and therefore is drawn on the gates of the houses to ward off evil eyes. It also brings wealth and harmony to a family, increases mental intellect and concentration.

It is one of the most holy symbols of Hinduism.

Every work begins with the drawing of Swastik and is said to represent “Shubh Laabh“, the sons of Lord Ganesha.

Horse Shoe
According to our Vedas, horse shoe is an effective way of warding off bad luck and diseases.

Horse Shoe is affixed to the outer door of the house and is said to act as the protective layer against bad influences.

Horse Shoe Ring
Horse Shoe Ring is a universal good luck charm.

It is suspended from the horns of cattle, used for removal of malefic effects of Saturn and evil effects.

It should be worn on the middle finger of the right hand. It brings wealth and prosperity to the wearer.

Horse Shoe Kada
Horse Shoe Kada is made from horse shoe and is wrapped in silver chains.

It is worn to remove the “Vish Yoga” arising from the conjunction of Saturn and Moon in the horoscope.

This Kada brings a positive effect in the life of the wearer.

Siyar Singhi
Siyar” (Jackal) does not have horns.

But a small bunch of hair with horn emerges from its forehead when it hoots facing downwards.

This is called “Siyar Singhi“.

If “Siyar Singhi” is kept in the house, it is said to ward off evil spirits, bestow good luck and wealth, help overcome enemies, and achieve success in law suits.

It is always kept in vermillion (Sindoor) in a silver box in the pooja room. Its hair grows automatically. 


In India, there are many different cultural traditions and superstitions.

Many objects in the form of lucky charms are believed to bring good luck, prosperity, and protection to a home.

They have been used for centuries in many different cultures and societies as a way to bring good fortune and protect against negative energies or events.

In Indian cultures, the concept of luck and good fortune is an important part of many cultural and spiritual traditions.

There are a wide variety of lucky charms, rituals, and practices that are used in India to bring good luck and ward off negative energies.

Overall, participating in rituals or encouraging good fortune in one’s life plays a significant role in many aspects of life in India, and are an important part of the country’s cultural and spiritual traditions.

1. Nazarbattus

A Nazarbattu, also known as a cheshm nazar or nazar qurbani, is a traditional lucky charm that is believed to protect against negative energy and the effects of the evil eye in North India and Pakistan.

It is also used in other parts of the world, including Turkey, where it is known as a “Nazar Boncugu“.

Nazarbattus are often depicted as blue-coloured eyes and are believed to act as a shield or Kavach against any evil forces, particularly bad influences and the evil eye.

They are believed to maintain a positive environment and attract good-intentioned people.

Nazar Battus are commonly placed in homes, offices, and other places of business to protect against negative energy and ill luck. 

The nazarbattu is in a way similar to the “Hamza Hand” which is a symbol that is often used in Islamic art and decorative elements. It is a stylized representation of a hand with an outstretched index finger, and is believed to bring good luck and protection to those who display it.

The Hamza hand is also used as a lucky charm or amulet and is often worn as a pendant or bracelet, or displayed in a home or place of business to bring good luck and ward off negative energy.

2. Idol of Ganesha 

Ganesha is known to be the remover of obstacles and is depicted with the head of an elephant and the body of a human, and is typically shown holding a staff, a lotus flower, or a bowl of sweets.

Ganesha is often invoked for success in endeavours such as business, education, and personal relationships.

In Hindu tradition, Ganesha is also seen as the remover of obstacles, and is often worshipped before the start of any new venture or undertaking.

Ganesha is often used as a good luck charm and is depicted in a variety of forms, such as statues, paintings, and other decorative items.

3. Elephants

In many cultures, elephants are seen as symbols of good luck and prosperity.

In Hinduism, the elephant-headed deity Ganesha is particularly revered as a bringer of good luck and is often invoked at the beginning of new ventures to ensure success.

In Buddhist traditions, the white elephant is considered a symbol of purity and is believed to be a manifestation of the Buddha.

Elephants are often seen as symbols of good luck and prosperity in many cultures, particularly in Asia.

In India and Thailand, elephants are particularly prominent symbols of good luck and are believed to represent strength, power, stability, and wisdom.

Many people believe that having an elephant facing the entrance to their home or business will bring good luck and prosperity.

Elephants are also often depicted in art and other cultural objects as a way to bring good fortune. 

4. Riddhi Sidhi 

Riddhi and Siddhi are Hindu goddesses of prosperity, wealth, and success.

They are often depicted in Hindu art and are believed to bring good luck, prosperity, and success to those who invoke their blessings.

In Tanjore paintings, Riddhi and Siddhi are often depicted as accompanying the Hindu god Ganesha, who is the god of wisdom and success.

They are shown sitting on either side of Ganesha, with their hands folded in prayer.

Tanjore paintings are a form of classical South Indian art that originated in the town of Thanjavur (also known as Tanjore) in Tamil Nadu and are well-known for their elaborate gold leaf work and use of vibrant colours.

Tanjore paintings are often used as decorative pieces and are believed to bring good luck and positive energy to a home.

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5. Incense

In addition to bringing good fortune, positive energy and leaving a lovely fragrance where they are lit, incense sticks also bring spiritual protection to a space.

In Hindu tradition, incense sticks are often used during puja (worship) ceremonies to honour the gods and bring good luck and in Buddhist tradition, incense is often used in meditation and prayer practices to purify the mind and create a peaceful atmosphere. There are several types of incense available with different scents.

Some popular scents for bringing good luck and positive energy include sandalwood, jasmine, and rose.

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6. Omamori

Often sold at temples and shrines in Japan, and are carried or displayed in homes, cars, or other places to bring good luck and ward off negative energy.

Omamori come in a variety of forms, such as amulets, keychains, or small pouches, and are often inscribed with the symbol for Om, the sacred syllable in Hinduism and Buddhism.

They may also be inscribed with other symbols or inscriptions that are believed to bring specific blessings, such as health, success, or protection.

Omamori are often given as gifts and are believed to bring good luck and positive energy to the recipient.

7. Dragons

It is no surprise that dragons, being the powerful and mythical creatures they are,  have been revered and revered in many cultures throughout history.

In some cultures, dragons are seen as symbols of strength, power, and good luck.

Dragon symbols are often used as lucky charms, and can be found in a variety of forms, such as statues, jewellery, and tattoos.

They are believed to bring good luck, prosperity, and protection to those who carry or display them.

For instance, in Chinese culture, dragons are seen as powerful and auspicious symbols of good fortune.

They are often depicted in art and are used as decorative elements in homes and businesses. 

Concluding with a quote from Roman philosopher Seneca, “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Luck is not solely a matter of chance, but rather the result of being prepared and ready to take advantage of opportunities that arise.

This means that if you are well-prepared and ready for the opportunities that come your way, you are more likely to be successful!

Use These Good Luck Charms For Luck And Prosperity

We all wish for a pinch of good luck in our life.

And, honestly, we all rely on one or the other way to have it for ourselves.

While some rely on taking religious trips, others, on the other hand, consider following the meditative course to connect with God and have his blessings.

However, an add on to these ways of attaining good luck is Good luck charms in Hinduism. 

Our hard work is proposed as the best way to achieve success any time of the day.

But even to work hard, we need to be in the right mindset.

And to be in the right state of mind, we need to have the right energies to inundate us.

So how do we acquire these right energies?

Well, one of the ways is through lucky charms.

As per Hinduism, the mother earth bestows immense blessing upon us.

A good way to understand this is to simply ask ourselves why do we take holidays?

To be close to nature?

But why only nature, and not somewhere amidst the city buzz?

Well, that is because being in the presence of nature offers us the right kind of energies.

It makes us feel positive, renew our thoughts and certainly is the most natural Lucky charm to have.

However, surely a vacation can’t go for as long as we wish.

But we still need the right energies by our side, right?

And this is where Lucky charms can help us.

So if you too are seeking all the good luck for yourself, then make sure you consider keeping these Lucky Charms at home. 

1. Sidh Swetark Ganesha 

  • The Sidh Swetark Ganesha is simply the root of the shrub called Ark or Aak. The root grows into the shape of Hindu Lord Ganesha. 
  • The Sidh Shwetark Ganesha is one of the rarest lucky charms to have at home. It is especially recommended for someone who seeks concentration, wisdom and harmony in life.
  • When installing this Lucky charm at home, make sure it faces the north direction. Always place anything related to Lord Ganesha in the north or the northeast direction.

2. Siyar Singhi Lucky Charm

  • Another Good luck charm for home is the Siyar Singhi, also called Jackal Horn. However, Jackal doesn’t have horns and killing them is a crime under the Wildlife Protection act. So what is Jackal Singhi?
  • As per astrologers, it is a belief that when a jackal howls, a tiny horn emerges from its body. If this horn is taken out with a tuft of hair on it, the hair will keep growing forever. All you need to do is keep the same in a box in vermillion powder.
  • This Hindu good luck charm is said to protect one from evil spirits. Also, it helps you in winning over your enemies besides mitigating the effects of Rahu and Ketu.
  • however, doesn’t promote killing of animals for personal gains as any such deed is firstly, a crime and secondly, will never be accepted by the Lord you are trying to please.  

3. Chirmi beads

  • These beads are considered a very auspicious lucky charm in Hinduism. These beads grow amidst the Aravallis and are believed to find their owner. 
  • Another belief associated with Chirmi beads is that they never stay with an unlucky person. So if you lose them, simply know that you need to change your karma. 
  • Chirmi beads symbolise lord Lakshmi thus must always be kept in lockers, purses, wallets, etc. 
  • Apart from bestowing wealth, Chirmi beads also help in rebuilding broken relationships, ward off negativity, and fighting physical hazards.

4. Swastik 

  • Without a doubt, Swastik is one of the luckiest charms to have in the house. But do you know What does Swastika means? Swastik is the symbolic representation of two sons of Ganesha, Shubh and Labh
  • Swastika is a very important symbol in Hinduism and thus is drawn before the beginning of every good deed. 
  • As per our astrologers, the energies oozing out of Swastik helps in boosting concentration power, mental intellect, harmony, and togetherness in the family. 
  • Swastik also helps in warding off the negative energies away. Thus one must always make a swastika at the entry of the door. 

5. Horse Shoe

  • Horseshoe is one of the most preferred lucky charms placed outside the house to keep negative energies at bay. 
  • Astrologers suggest that if you are suffering from any kind of disease, then you must certainly keep a horseshoe at your home. 
  • In astrology, Horseshoes are said to ward off the negative energies of Saturn. 
  • Also, if you seek to keep a horseshoe close to you, you can try a Horseshoe kada for yourself. This shall bless you with a positive mindset.