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    Posted 4 years ago

    Alan2310
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    Good Morning CW Members--- 12:00 AM)2016-8-14
    I found this Chinese God Of Wealth at the salvation fews week ago, all in Brass, go a the scale for an impressive 9.5 pound, the Chinese culture venerate the God of Wealth at the new year, they so many of them, I was very lost when i research it, i am confident that I found the good one, his name is "Ruyi Ruyi"

    This Chinese God Of wealth stand 14.50 inch tall, 6.75 inch wide.

    Many Thanks Everyone for Viewing.
    Alan

    -----------------------------Historical personages----------------------------------

    Dehua Caishen, c. 1600-1644, Royal Ontario Museum
    Several versions of Caishen's incarnations' political affiliation and way of deification are circulated.It is unclear whether they are genuine historical figures, though most of the stories agree that Caishen's most popular incarnation lived during the early Qin dynasty. Most probably it represents the merging of several heterogeneous legends, the one of Bi Gan being the most ancient.

    Legend has it that Bi Gan had a wife with the surname Chen. His son was Quan (?). After Bi Gan was put to death by his nephew King Zhou of Shang, Bi Gan's wife and son escaped into the woods. His death eventually marked the collapse of the Shang dynasty. Later on, Quan was honoured as the ancestor of all Lins by King Wu of Zhou.

    Notwithstanding the above, there is another legendary character of the Chinese God of Wealth which is generally known as Caibo Xingjun (????) amongst Chinese communities. Li Guizu (???) was born in the Zichuan District in Shandong Province and held position as a country magistrate. Li Guizu contributed significantly to the district, whilst people built a temple to worship Li Guizu after his death. The late Li Guizu was then conferred the title Caibo Xingjun by the Wude Emperor of Tang dynasty.

    ---------------------------The Caishen of all directions----------------------------

    No. Direction Name Title
    1 Centre (Chinese: ????) Zhao Gong Ming (Chinese: ???) Military God of Wealth (Chinese: ???)
    2 East (Chinese: ????) Xiao Sheng (Chinese: ??) God of Collecting Treasures (Chinese: ????)
    3 West (Chinese: ????) Cao Bao (Chinese: ??) God of Collecting Valuables (Chinese: ????)
    4 North (Chinese: ????) Yao Shao Si (Chinese: ???) God of Profitability (Chinese: ????)
    5 South (Chinese: ????) Chen Jiu Gong (Chinese: ???) God of Attracting Wealth (Chinese: ????)
    6 South-East (Chinese: ?????) Han Xin Ye (Chinese: ???) God of Gambling (Chinese: ???)
    7 South-West (Chinese: ?????) Liu Hai (Chinese: ??) God of Luck (Chinese: ???)
    8 North-East (Chinese: ?????) Shen Wanshan (Chinese: ???) God of Gold (Chinese: ???)
    9 North-West (Chinese: ?????) Tao Zhugong (Chinese: ???) Civil God of Wealth (Chinese: ???)

    Courtesy of : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caishen

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    Comments

    1. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      He is a fantastic example Alan. Hope he helps you lots!
    2. Alan2310 Alan2310, 4 years ago
      Karen, thank you for the kind comment and the love, always very appreciated that you take some of your time to stop by.

      Regards
      Alan
    3. Alan2310 Alan2310, 4 years ago
      Thomas, thank you very much for your comments and the love, much appreciated that you take some of your time to stop by.
      I didn't know that term, very much appreciated the teaching here.

      Regards
      Alan
    4. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 4 years ago
      I really like him!!!
    5. Alan2310 Alan2310, 4 years ago
      PostCardCollector, yes me too, and i am very glad you love him too.
      Many thanks for the comment and the love, much appreciated that you take some time to stop by.

      Regards
      Alan
    6. Alan2310 Alan2310, 4 years ago
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      fortapache, Many thanks to all of you for the love, much appreciated that you take some time to stop by.

      Regards
      Alan

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