A team member of the Seven God Luck Gods, the Shichi Fukujin.
He sits on a ball of rice beating his sack with a hammer. The sack then becomes full of goodies. (This never happens when we hit the sack.)
Daikoku is a great alternative to Santa Claus — no messing with chimneys and not a reindeer in sight.
He is also associated with the Buddhist Mahakala with whom he may share a manifestation or two.
Daikoku Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: DAIKOKUTEN
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Wealth
Area of expertise: Wealth
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 418
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Article last revised on November 19, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.