Japanese Mythology

The Shinto and Folk Gods of Japan...


Japanese Good Luck Goddess

Also known as Bensaiten, Benten-Sama

Goddess of Fortune

The only Goddess among the Shichi Fukujin team of Good Luck Gods.

She is identified with the Hindu Sarasvati but also has Buddhist tendencies. Love, sea, music and literature are among her specialties.

Benzaiten Facts and Figures

Name: Benzaiten
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Bensaiten, Benten-Sama

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

In charge of: Good Luck
Area of expertise: Good Fortune

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 5252

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Article last revised on September 23, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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