The tortoise or the kachua represents the maximum age and longevity, strength, determination and will power. Tortoise is important in both vastu shastra and in feng shui. As tortoise is gifted with long life therefore in vastu shastra and in feng shui it gives long life. As in hindu puranas, lord vishnu took the form of tortoise to uphold the earth and its beings during the sagar manthan; lord vishnus tortoise is second avatar and is called as kurma avatar. These days you can find tortoise in all homes who believe in vastu shastra and feng shui. They are made up of resins, metal, glass, mud, crystals or else of wood. While placing a tortoise at your home or in your office, there are few vastu rules which you should know and follow them and this can give you some benefits in your life.