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: 1530
Cite this article
Here's the info you need to cite this page. Just copy the text in the box below.
Article last revised on November 19, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.