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
Article last updated on 19 November 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.