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FUDO

Japanese Protection God

Also known as Fudō Myō-Ō, Fudo Myoo

Picture of the Buddhist Protection God Fudo from our Buddhist mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Immovable deity of Fire, Wisdom and Protection from Disaster

A Japanese version of Acala, he lives on top of a mountain surrounded by fire. You can go to consult him on tricky issues and obtain fire insurance. But be very very careful because anyone who looks upon him is instantly struck blind. Probably best to send a postcard instead.

Fudo is known as The Immovable’. Being a Japanese deity, we imagine him resembling a Sumo wrestler.

Fudo Facts and Figures

Name: Fudo
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Fudō Myō-Ō, Fudo Myoo

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Protection
Area of expertise: Protection

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 1841

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Article last revised on November 18, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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