Three Door Guardians of fearsome aspect.
Just like modern security personnel, they have a police background. Originally high-ranking generals from the Tang Dynasty, the MEN-SHEN are mean, moody and very well armed. Their magical weapons are highly efficient — and one glance at their stern military faces keeps all but the most stout-hearted intruders at bay.
You must not call them bouncers.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Location : China
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Mun Sshun
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 156
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