Okimono Seven Deities of Luck
★This Okimono (Japanese traditional house decoration) Seven Deities of Luck is believed to invite happiness and luck★kijyou daikichi★開運！(kaiun) 招福！(shofuku)吉祥(kichijo)！Perfect for personal use or as a present or souvenir.
Ebisu is believed to bring luck to the trade and farming
Daikokuten is originaly a hinduistic deity - Shiwa. It is said it controlls food supplies and wealth.
Bishamonten is also originally a hinduistic deity - Vaisravana, imported into Japan through Buddhism.
Benzaiten is one of the deities - protectors of Buddhism. Originally it is a hinduistic deity Saraswaty - the goddess of knowledge, music, arts and science.
Fukurokuju is a taoistic deity giving multiple children, wealth and longevity.
Jurojin is another taoistic deity - incarnation of Canopus.
Hotei is a legendary Chinese Buddhist monk. He is always depicted carrying a bag.
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