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Japanese Rain Goddess

Also known as Zenmyo, Zennyo, Zentatsu

Rain-making Dragon Goddess

She is a very ancient deity associated with rain-making practices.

She may have started off as a slightly snakey Shinto deity, but she is now firmly lodged in the Buddhist tradition with a nice house on Mount Meru.

Zennyo Ryuo Facts and Figures

Name: Zennyo Ryuo
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Zenmyo, Zennyo, Zentatsu

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Rain
Area of expertise: Rain

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Article last revised on September 20, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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