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WEI-CHENG

Chinese Security God

Also known as WEI-CH'ENG, WE-JENG

Backdoor Security God

One of the MEN-SHEN.

Like his military comrades, he stands guard in the doorway, defending it against evil spirits and burglars. Unlike them he works round the back of the property and is not nearly so visible.

As most intruders automatically make for the back entrance, you’d think he’d be more popular, but the other two tend to steal the limelight.

WEI-CHENG FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : WEI-CHENG
Location : China
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Domestic Protection
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Way Cchung
Alternative names : WEI-CH'ENG, WE-JENG
Popularity index : 3523

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Article last updated on 23 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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