JAPANESE MYTHOLOGY

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DAIKOKU

Picture of DAIKOKU from our Japanese mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders. Read the full story here.

Japanese Wealth God

Good Fortune God of Wealth Counseling

He sits on a ball of rice beating his sack with a hammer. The sack then becomes full of goodies. (This never happens when we hit the sack.)

DAIKOKU is a great alternative to Santa Claus — no messing with chimneys and not a reindeer in sight. He’s also a team member of the Seven God Luck Gods. See SHICHI-FUKU-JIN.

DAIKOKU FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : DAIKOKU
Location : Japan
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Wealth
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 10593

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Article last updated on 01 November 2013 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "DAIKOKU: God of Wealth from Japanese mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 01 Nov. 2013. Web. 24 July 2014.

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