This Buddha is obviously very happy. Holding big gold pieces of money high over his head he is the happiest Buddha. Cast in fine bronze and hand polished this Buddha stands about 4 inches tall. Laughing Buddha:(also known as Maitreya) is always associated with wealth and prosperity. A very popular symbol of abundance. He is symbol of HAPPINESS, GOOD TIDINGS, AFFLUENCE and of course, ENDLESS WEALTH. -Feng Shui(geomantic omen)--Place this happy and joyful Buddha in the southeast corner of your house to welcome extra wealth luck.