CAI-SHENAlso known as TS'AI SHEN, ZHAO-XUANTAN, CHAO-HSUAN-T'AN, ZHAO-GONGMING
God of Prosperity and Profit.He's the Heavenly Treasurer-in-Chief and God of Wealth, having been elevated to Godly status after a spot of mountain meditation.
Once a mortal general named Zhao who fought for the Emperor Zhou (ZHOU-WANG), he rode a black tiger into battle and was armed with exploding pearls.
Fat and cheerful, CAI-SHEN still rides his black tiger and wields a rod of iron. His Godly Accountant is a dab hand with diamonds and pearls, and putting an image of him in your home will do your bank balance no end of good.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : China
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Tsuy Sshun
Alternative names : TS'AI SHEN, ZHAO-XUANTAN, CHAO-HSUAN-T'AN, ZHAO-GONGMING
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