History of the Pi Yao (Lottery God)



History of the Pi Yao (Lottery God)

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Pi Yao 2017

When someone asks you what is Feng Shui, chances are that you mention Pi Yao along with the many other Cures and Enhancers when you are trying to explain how Feng Shui works; the reason to this is because the Pi Yao is one of the most popular Feng Shui Cures that exists along with the Buddha, Dragon, Fu Dogs and more.

The Pi Yao goes by different names such as Pi Xiu (earthly form) or Pi Kan (Water form) and is recognised as a very powerful Cure and Enhancer all around the world. The Pi Yao can be quite confusing to explain to some people as it looks similar to a small dragon but with wings and when understood, you will realise that the Pi Yao offers protection and auspicious luck and is also known as the lottery god as many believe by placing lottery cards under him will bring good luck.

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The Pi Yao is one the most popular symbols used in Feng Shui and recommended by virtually all Feng Shui Masters. It is the ninth son of the Heavenly Dragon and has different names as shown above. Pi Yao lives in the heaven and they are best shown sitting on Chinese coins to signify your fortune being protected, making it a powerful wealth and luck enhancer.

The history of the Pi Yao dates very far back when he broke a heavenly law and the Jade Emperor punished him by feeding him with only pieces of silver and gold and although it sounds a bit crude, his rear end was sealed which means the gold was entering him but could not leave. Metaphorically speaking, the translation of this is that when the Pi Yao is placed in a home or office, wealth is welcomed in to the building and staying in the building.

Pi Yao The Pi Yao is one of the most powerful cures for protection that you can use in Feng Shui and is also a powerful enhancer but also for protection against legal problems, arguments, disputes and loss of wealth and to appease the Grand Duke (Tai Sui) which sits in the northwest in 2018.

The Pi Yao has been referred to as the Tai Sui’s pet as it always faces the area where Tai Sui is present for the year sitting in the opposite direction to appease Tai Sui and in 2018, the Pi Yao should sit in the southeast and face the northwest.

The most popular Cure used in big corporations has always been a pair of Fu Dogs although in more recent times, many big corporations and smaller businesses have started placing a large Pi Yao outside companies such as banks, casinos and other businesses that handle high volumes of money. You have to be careful when placing Pi Yao’s as one of the most important aspects of this cure is the overall size of the Pi Yao; in traditional Feng Shui you have auspicious and inauspicious measurements and the entire measurement should fall within a Chai sector which is approximately between 0 – 55mm and this Pi Yao is nicely sited within 50mm (Chai) which is said to bring wealth creation and protection and said to bring six types of good fortune.

In traditional authentic Feng Shui measurement is so very important and even a few more millimetres on a Pi Yao would take the sector into Pi which is said to bring legal problems with government and loss of wealth. Our Feng Shui software has all the measurements built into it and it is something we have personally used with great results for many years. With size being so important, we make sure that every Pi Yao that we sell falls in line with an auspicious measurement which is very often overlooked with many Feng Shui suppliers.

The Pi Yao provides a minimum of six blessings as follows:

  1. Conducts good luck and fortune
  2. Generate good Feng Shui or earth luck
  3. Enhances wealth and riches
  4. Protects individuals and building
  5. Protects against evil forces, obstacles and hardship
  6. Brings unexpected windfall luck


Pi Yao

I was sent the following story on our Facebook page from a lady who found a Pi Yao in a second hand store and after cleansing the Pi Yao, gave it to her friend; you’ll be amazed by the power that even a second hand Pi Yao holds.

I have a Little story about a Pi Yao I found and bought from an 2hand store. I was in looking for a nice glass jug, when all of a sudden I saw this little figurine in a corner, at first I thought it was one of the temple lions and thought, what a pity it had lost its mate. But looking closer I realised it was not one of the lions, it was a Pi Yao, but not in a version I had ever seen before. I then remembered a friend of mine being intrigued by the story of the Pi Yao. So I looked at him and said “would you like to have a new owner?, because I know just the person who will love and honour you to your Hearts content”. It felt so right to buy him, I cleaned him by putting him out in the light of the fullmoon and also standing in bright sunlight. and two days later he was given as a birthday present to my friend….And has he brought happiness and luck to her 🙂 She wanted to build an extension to her house for years, but the bank didn’t really want to support her, but all of a sudden there was no problem. and several other things in her life just sorted themselves out without much effort…So last month she looked around in her lovely new and spacious livingroom and said” look how much has happend, so many good Things this year, and it all came about after he moved in with me” she said and pointed at her Pi Yao. 🙂


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53 thoughts on “History of the Pi Yao (Lottery God)

  1. Hi,

    I’m wearing pixiu bracelet on my right hand is there any difference if the pixiu is facing left(in) or right(out) ?

  2. Hi, Happy New Year!!!

    I want to know which direction should Pi Yao be facing on 2018?? I was reading and is a bit confusing. Right now, is on the coffee table facing NE, but I think is supposed to face NW? Thank you in advance for your reply. 🙂

    1. Hi Dee,

      Happy New year to you too!

      The Pi Yao should be placed in the southeast facing towards the northwest as of the 4th February 2018.

      Kind regards,

  3. I bought a 2 pixiu gold with black agate bracelet facing each other with a black agate to the center of them is it ok to wear it everyday and where should i wear my left or right.

  4. Can I put my Pi yao on the stairs? My stairs forms a U-shape with 2 landings. The exact East is at the stairs step-center (not on either landing to its left or right) and it faces directly at my dining (west) by the sliding door looking towards the garden. How should I place my Pi yao? can it be on the steps itself or must i place it at height? If on the steps, it would be at our foot when we go up and down, if we place it at a heigher steps or at height (say on shelve on the stairs wall), the Pi yao will be higher than our head

    1. Hi Serena,
      I would place it between knee and hip height from when you walk by it although if it has to go on the floor it will be fine. We had to put if floor height one year and it was fine although walking close by it each time is not great, so try and raise it a bit.
      Hope this helps
      Kind regards

  5. Hi! I have a gold piyao bracelet.i bought in a shop. Is it ok to use it can i use it 24hrs a day even in house hold choires. Because someone told me it shoud never wash it. I mean when i m doing the dishes and takibg a bath. Thank you

    1. Hi,

      That will be fine to wear all the time and wash when it gets dirty. Normal Feng Shui Cures and Enhancers are washed when they are cleansed so this will be no different.

      Kind regards,

  6. Hi,

    I want to ask where to place my Pi Yao ? my front entrance is on the east side & on the west side there is a big window.

    1. Hi Van,

      You should place your Pi Yao in the east of your home, facing towards the west for 2017.

      Kind regards,

  7. Dear Sir,

    After reading this article I am planning to buy pi yao.kindly suggest me where to keep.which direction to keep.please suggest me where to buy .


      1. Dear sir,
        Thanks for your kind reply.i have purchased pi yao.and i have keept to east facing toward west.but it is not setting on coin.is that any problem.and i have keept some important doucment under it.is that any problem.


        1. Hi,

          Pi Yao’s are best placed on top of a bed of coins for wealth protection although this should not cause problems by not having this.

          Kind regards,

          1. Hi,

            Apologies but I cannot see what the question is as you have not left a name or email address.

            Kind regards,

          2. Sir my question is I already purchased pi yao. But it’s not sitting on coins.now what to do.weather to keep or not. Please suggest me. I have some important documents. Or I must purchase other pics.

  8. I have a pi yao statue but have no idea where in my home to place him for luck and protection. Do you change out his placement each year? Any help would be appreciated.

    1. Hi Lisa,

      The Pi Yao will be moved every year and in 2017, this should be placed in the east facing towards the west.

      Kind regards,

    1. Hi DR,

      The best sleeping directions for a male are: W, NE, SW and NW.
      The best sleeping directions for a female are: E, SE, N and S.

      Kind regards,

  9. Hi Michael, thanks for your promptly replied. I didn’t see it before. Is there a specific site that would tell me where to place it every year?

    Thanks again,

  10. Hi..good day.
    My east sector is an outdoor garden. Is it ok to place my pi yao on a pillar in the garden. It has a nice position looking to into the home to the west wall. However, there is no shade in the garden, so it is open to rain and sunlight. please advise.


    1. Hi Jasmine,

      If you have a missing sector of your home, I would not worry about placing a Pi Yao as this area has a lot less chance of being afftected.

      Kind regards,

  11. Hello Michael,

    I am so confused. I recently bought a Pi Yao(only one), and I was going to place it on the middle of the living room, facing the entrance door of the condo (northeastish). My door is in front of the elevator and stairs but, I think Tai Sui is on the West this year? How should I place it? Also, when you say ” Pi Yao is nicely sited within 50mm (Chai), what do you really mean. Now I’m not sure what to do, I would appreciate any suggestions. Thank you.

    1. Hi Dee,

      as of 3rd February 2017, you should place the Pi Yao in the east of your home or office, facing towards the west.

      The Pi Yao is sized to a fortunate Feng Shui measurement (Chai) which brings good fortunes.

      I hope this helps, Dee.

      Kind regards,

  12. Hi,
    I’m happy to read the details about Piao. I have currently 2 pairs of them which my sister advice me to find Piao. It’s very complicated referred to my life .After having Piao I am used to read online about Piao. And it helps me to feel better.

    Thank you for sharing .

    Regards ,

    1. Hi Rina,

      I am glad to hear they are making you feel better, pi yao is a lovely protection to have in any home or office.

      Warm wishes


  13. Hi,
    I live in an apartment block. My neighbour\’s front door faces mine. I noticed that my neighbour has a pi yao facing his front door and therefore, facing directly into my home. I was told this is not good for me. What can I do to remedy this?

    1. Hi Edward,

      This should not cause you a problem as this is not directly in your home and is blocked between two doors. I would not worry about this, Edward.

      Kind regards,

      1. Thanks for your reply. Usually my neighbour leaves his front door open when he is home…and so do I…but I have now started to close my front door when his is open.

        Thanks for your advice. Very much appreciate it.

  14. Hello Daniel,

    After reading the article on Pi Yao, my initial reaction is to purchase one. And then I realized per your article the recommended placement is in the Northeast sector. The northeast sector of my home is my bathroom. Is the master bathroom a good placement for this little statue? Both my husband and I are rats.



    1. Hi Nikki,

      The bathroom is fine to place a Pi Yao in as long as it is on display (on a windowsill or cabinet etc).

      Kind regards,

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