SAN-GUANAlso known as SAN-GUAN-DADI, SANKUAN TA-TI, SAN-YAN-DADI
The Three Officials of [DAO]ism.Behind-the-scenes Gods in charge of Heaven, Earth and Sea, they maintain the balance of things in cooperation with the SAN-QING. They wear nice robes, have long black false-looking beards, and sit on thrones looking very regal and wise.
If required, the SAN-GUAN can offer happiness, forgiveness and protection from most things. But they are somewhat aloof and the bureaucracy of DAOist Heaven is not easily negotiated. However, they have a direct line to the JADE-EMPEROR. (They appear to be speaking into microphones, but it is possible these are closed fans.)
Unless you have a PI-DISC or very good connections, we suggest you try to contact someone further down the ladder.
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 : Sarn Goo-arn
Alternative names : SAN-GUAN-DADI, SANKUAN TA-TI, SAN-YAN-DADI
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