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The Chinese God Of Wealth

The God Of Wealth

People worship the God of Wealth because they Want to live a happy, affluent life. Every year on the Spring Festival (Lunar New Year), every family makes a practice of welcoming the God of Wealth and offering sacrifices to him, before members of the family gather together for a feast of jiaozi (dumplings with meat and stuffing, shaped like a yua, a gold or silver ingot). Jiaozi is said to be the "yua~ given by the God and it is believed that when one ushers in the God of Wealth and eats the jiaozi, fortune, happiness and wealth will come his way. On New Year's Eve, every household wel- comes the God of Wealth in the direction pointed by the traditional almanac. At midnight, someone will announce outside, I have brought you the of Wealth!" At this, the woman of the house will reward the courier with a doubao (dumpling stuffed with sweetened bean paste). In return she will re ceive a slip of paper that augurs good fortune.




List of Gods : "God of Wealth" - 54 records

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Name ▲▼Origin ▲▼Description ▲▼
Goddess name
"Aequitas aka Aecetia"
Roman Was the goddess of fair trade and honest merchants. Like Abundantia, she is depicted with a cornucopia, representing wealth from commerce. Roman
Goddess name
"Aje"
Africa Goddess of wealth who appears as a fowl scratching the earth and was sent down with Oduduwa, the earth goddess.
Goddess name
"Aje"
Yoruba Goddess of wealth in all its forms Yoruba
With the costs of higher education at an all-time high, the American Dream of a college education can seem like just that — a dream.
However the reality is that there are lots of things a prospective student can do to help offset the high costs of higher education.
If you’re trying to figure out how to go to college for free, we have some advice that might help you on your way.
We’ve covered a wide range of options from how to get free tuition through a grant to various service opportunities.
Take a look at these and other ways you might be able to score a free college education.
Goddess name
"Aje"
Yoruba / Nigeria, West Africa Goddess of wealth. She is thought to appear as a fowl scratching the earth and, in creation mythology, was sent down with ODUDUWA, the earth goddess....
Goddess name
"Anumati"
Sanskrit A lunar deity and goddess of wealth, intellect, children, spirituality and prosperity. Also Anumati is a type of full moon day in which the moon remains slightly cut and not fully full moon called as Chaturdashi bhiddha purnima Sanskrit
Goddess name
"Ashiakie"
Gan / district around Accra, Ghana, West Africa Goddess of wealth. The daughter of NAI, god of the sea, she was born in the ocean and came to land in a canoe. Her colors are red and white....
Goddess name
"Ashiakle"
Africa Goddess of wealth. The daughter of Nai, god of the sea, she was born in the ocean and came to land in a canoe. Ghana, West Africa
God name
"Bhaga"
India One of the Adityas, a god of wealth and marriage in Hinduism.
Demon name
"Bishamon-Ten/ Bishamontenno/ Tiamontennu"
Japan A god of wealth & protector of human life that chases demons
God name
"Caishen"
China God of wealth. China
God name
"Chango"
Africa A warrior god that Defense morals against enemies that want the land, wealth & women
God name
"Daikokr"
Shinto / Japan God of luck. One of seven gods of fortune in Shintoism and often linked with the god EBISU. Originally a god of kitchens, he became a deity concerned with happiness. He is depicted as a fat, well-to-do figure seated on two rice bales and carrying a sack on his back. He also holds a hammer in his right hand. In depictions there is often a mouse nibbling at one of the rice bales. Small gold icons of the god may be carried as talismans of wealth. According to tradition, when Daikoku's hammer is shaken, money falls out in great profusion. In western Japan he is also syncretized with the god of rice paddies, TA-NO-KAMI, and thus becomes the god of Agriculture and farmers. He may have developed from the Buddhist god MAHAKALA....
God name
"Daikoku"
Japan God of wealth and happiness and one of the Seven Gods of Fortune. The god invoked specially by the artisans of Japan. He sits on a ball of rice, holding a hammer in his hand, with which he beats a sack; and every time he does so the sack becomes full of silver, rice, cloth, and other useful articles. Japan
God name
"Dazhbog"
Slavic God of the sky, wealth and war. Slavic
God name
"Dazhbog/ Dabog/ Dazbog"
Slavic A god of the sky, wealth & war
God name
"Dei Lucrii"
Roman Early gods of wealth, profit, commerce and trade. They were later subsumed by Mercury. Roman
Goddess name
"Dhisana"
Hindu / Vedic Minor goddess of prosperity. Associated with the acquisition of wealth. Also the name given to a bowl of fermented drink or soma....
Goddess name
"Esme"
Welsh Minor goddess of wealth, also seen as a gracious protector. Welsh
God name
"Fu Shen"
Chinese God of luck. He is often linked in iconography with TSAI SHEN, god of wealth, and SHOU LAO, god of longevity. Usually depicted with his son, and wearing blue robes, which sig nify his official position....
Deities name
"Fukurokuju"
Shinto / Japan God of luck. One of seven deities in Shintoism concerned with fortune. He is allegedly a Chinese hermit who lived during the Sung dynasty and whose name means happiness, wealth and longevity. He is depicted as a little old man, bald and with a prominent high forehead. He carries a Book of sacred teachings tied to his staff. Other occasional attributes include a crane, deer or tortoise....
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8 ways to attend college for free

1. Grants and scholarships
Financial aid — the traditional way of eliminating college costs — is still available. To increase the odds of landing grants and scholarships, Doug Hewitt, co-author of “Free College Resource Book,” advises students to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, and then focus on local prizes.

“There are more scholarships you’ll qualify for in your home state than nationally,” says Hewitt. “Look at local organizations and talk to your high school (guidance) counselor.”

And remember to start your search early. You won’t be the only person wondering how to go to college for free and scholarships can be limited to a first come, first served basis. You should also keep in mind that you don’t need to wait for your senior year to start hunting for scholarships. There are grants and awards available at all high school grade levels.

2. Give service to your country
The U.S. Coast Guard, Air Force, Military (West Point), Merchant Marine and Naval academies offer free college opportunities to students who serve after college, but cash is also available through ROTC programs closer to home.

Service requirements for ROTC programs vary, but all require students to complete military training on campus and commit to up to 12 years, depending on the branch of service. Students leave with training, a guaranteed job and opportunities for more free education.

AmeriCorps, a national service organization that offers education awards in exchange for community work, provides an award of up to $5,730 for each full year of service. Maximum years of service vary among AmeriCorps programs. Members also receive a living stipend while serving in the program.

3. Work for the school
Schools charge students tuition, but their employees often can get a free education. “This is a great option, especially for older students with job experience,” says Reyna Gobel, author of “CliffsNotes Graduation Debt.” “If you’re 18, you might not qualify for a job that provides (tuition) benefits.”

Schools typically provide benefits for full-time workers and sometimes require a certain level of experience, Gobel says. Future students can find out about their school’s policy by calling the admissions office.

4. Waive your costs
Some students can get a free pass based on academic performance or other factors.

The North American Council on Adoptable Children in St. Paul, Minnesota, reports that Connecticut, Kentucky, Virginia, Maine, Massachusetts, Texas, Florida and Maryland offer waivers at certain public schools for adopted and foster care children.

Other schools offer waivers for Native American students, senior citizens and dislocated workers. To find out what your school offers, call the financial aid office.

5. Become an apprentice
An apprenticeship is another solid option when you’re determining how to get free tuition. They can also open you up to job opportunities post-college.

Overall, your average apprenticeship program will take 1-6 years. You will probably be required to put in that time along with at least 2,000 hours of field work annually. The good news is that there are apprenticeships in more than 1,000 occupations, which can give you more options.

In exchange, the sponsoring employer pays for college or technical training and provides a salary. A list of available programs is available at the ApprenticeshipUSA website.

6. Have your employer pick up the costs
Another way you might receive a free college education is through your employer. Often given in the form of an employee reimbursement, there are plenty of employers that can help curb the cost of higher education.

7. Be in demand
Another great way to find out how to go to college for free is to determine if your field of study is “high-needs.” Will your studies result in a career that’s high in demand? Ask yourself this before you even enroll if you’re trying to cut the cost of college.

Generally, schools will offer incentives to anyone focusing their studies on math, science, nursing, teaching, and social work. There are also additional opportunities available through organizations like Teach for America, the Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program and the National Institutes of Health.

The nursing program at the University of Portland in Oregon has offered scholarships covering approximately 80% of the final 2 years of undergraduate study, if students sign a 3-year employment contract with the local health system, Fabriquer says. “There are similar programs in (high-needs) fields across the country,” he adds.

8. Choose a school that pays you
Last on our list of ways on how to get free tuition, and probably the riskiest. There are, indeed, schools that will pay you to focus your studies in a single subject (which they dictate). Schools such as the Webb Institute and the Curtis Institute of Music offer a select range of academic programs and pick up the tuition cost for every student. Just think long and hard about your decision before you commit to this course.


The God of Wealth, a member of the Taoist pantheon, is one of the most popular deities with the Chinese people of all walks of life. The god, however, varies from period to period, and from place to place. In modern times, there have been legends about a God of Wealth with a civil mien and a God of Wealth with military bearing. Of all the Gods of Wealth, the best-known has been Zhao Gongming, alias Zhao Xuantan. There are also two legends about this deity. One, based on the Feng Shen Yan Yi (Romance of the Canonized Gods), a novel by Xu Zhonglin of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), says that a person named Zhao Gongming once made his home in Luofu Cave on Mount Emei, cultivating himself according to Taoist doctrines. After he had attained the Tao, he acquired an immortal frame, extraordinary military skills, a black tiger as his mount and an iron rod as his weapon, complete with two talismansa Sea Calming Pearl and a Dragon-Tying Rope. Then King Zhou of the Shang Dynasty sent for him to help fight Jiang Ziya, the field marshal of King Wen of the Zhou Dynasty. In the battle to break through Jiang Ziya's Ten-Impasse Formation Zhao Gongming inflicted a disastrous defeat on Jiang Ziya. Because Zhao had assisted the tyrant King Zhou in oppressing the people, he was shot to death by arrows. Afraid lest the spirit of the departed should try to seek revenge, the victorious field mar shal honoured Zhao Gongming with the tide of God of Wealth. The Random Notes of Yingkou by Zhu Anren of the Qing Dynasty explain People extend their New Year greetings fit'st of all to the God of Wealtha gilt or coloured image of an eight-foot- tall man, flanked by the Wealth Usher on the left and the Treasure Carrier on the fight. This refers to the God of Wealth held up by rich people and wealthy merchantsa deity with a dark face, bushy whiskers, and iron helmet on his head and an iron rod in one hand, sitting astride a black tiger.