Maitreya Buddha, the Buddha yet to come
He is a symbol of happiness, wealth and an innocent contented joy. Buddha's belly is said to signify bountiful wealth and prosperity, by stroking it. It is believed to bring much luck. The Laughing Buddha must always be invited into his new home, resulting in positive Chi resulting in much happiness.
The ‘Stone of Eternity’ helps the being to learn and understand the true inner self, working toward recognition of abilities, talents and strengths.