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The Seven Gods of Fortune

七福神 (Shichifukujin)


The Seven Gods of Fortune, commonly referred to in English as the Seven Lucky Gods, are the seven gods of good fortune in Japanese mythology and folklore. They are as follows: Hotei, the fat and happy god of abundance and good health; Jurojin, god of long life; Fukurokuju, god of happiness, wealth and longevity; Bishamonten, god of warriors; Benzaiten (Benten-sama), goddess of knowledge, art and beauty, especially music; Daikokuten (Daikoku), god of wealth, commerce and trade. Ebisu and Daikoku are often paired and represented as carvings or masks on the walls of small retail shops; and Ebisu, god of fishers or merchants, often depicted carrying a sea bream. See "Seven Lucky Gods". Wikipedia. Retrieved 2014-11-02.

Vtg James Bunnell Hand Painted Silkscreen Shichifukujin The Seven Fortune Gods
Ceramic SEVEN LUCKY MONKEYS/DEITIES (Shichi Fukujin)
Detailed Miniature SEVEN LUCKY GODS (Shichi Fukujin) figures in 2" Display Case



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