FUKUROKUJUAlso known as FUKU-ROKU-JU
God of Health and member of the Seven Japanese Gods of Good Fortune.
We feel he may have been purloined by the FENG-SHUI brigade as part of their Fuk, Luk & Shou package, which is of course Chinese and should remain more inscrutable than popular.
There are six more Gods of Good Fortune — see our amazing package deal — SHICHI-FUKU-JIN.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Location : Japan
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : FUKU-ROKU-JU
Popularity index : 678
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