Japanese Mythology

BENZAITEN

Japanese Good Luck Goddess

Also known as BENTEN-SAMA, BENSAITEN

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: BENTEN-SAMA, BENSAITEN

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

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

References: Coming soon.

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