Japanese National Treasure, Statue of eleven-faced Kannon Bosatsu 十一面観音菩薩(道明寺)

Japanese National Treasure, Statue of eleven-faced Kannon Bosatsu 十一面観音菩薩(道明寺)

Japanese National Treasure, Statue of eleven-faced Kannon Bosatsu 十一面観音菩薩(向源寺)

Japanese National Treasure, Statue of eleven-faced Kannon Bosatsu 十一面観音菩薩(向源寺)

Ebisu (恵比須, 恵比寿, 夷, 戎), also transliterated Yebisu (ゑびす) or called Hiruko (蛭子) or Kotoshiro-nushi-no-kami (事代主神), is the Japanese god of fishermen, luck, and workingmen, as well as the guardian of the health of small children. He is one of the Seven Gods of Fortune (七福神, Shichifukujin), and the only one of the seven to originate from Japan.

Ebisu (恵比須, 恵比寿, 夷, 戎), also transliterated Yebisu (ゑびす) or called Hiruko (蛭子) or Kotoshiro-nushi-no-kami (事代主神), is the Japanese god of fishermen, luck, and workingmen, as well as the guardian of the health of small children. He is one of the Seven Gods of Fortune (七福神, Shichifukujin), and the only one of the seven to originate from Japan.

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