Chinese Mythology

The Folk Gods and Spirits of the Middle Kingdom


Chinese Wealth God

Also known as Lu Xing, Lu-Hsing, Zhang Xian

Picture of the Chinese Wealth God Luxing from our Chinese mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

God of Wealth and Status

One of the Sanxing, he’s the Star of Honor, offering unlimited employment and promotion prospects.

But first you must prove yourself worthy and industrious. The Gods help those who help themselves, you know. Luxing was reputed to be a high-ranking government official before being promoted to deitydom. Apply yourself to hard work with dedication, and this deity will smile upon you.

Luxing wears the mandarin robes of a government minister. His special symbol is the stag; not very industrious but a runaway success when it comes to leaping up the mountain of life.

Luxing Facts and Figures

Name: Luxing
Pronunciation: Loo Sheeng
Alternative names: Lu Xing, Lu-Hsing, Zhang Xian

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

In charge of: Wealth
Area of expertise: Wealth
Associated with: Mizar (Zeta Ursae Majoris)

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 7063

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Article last revised on April 21, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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