Daikoku

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Daikoku

god has inexhaustible sack of useful articles. [Jap. Myth.: LLEI, I: 325]
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Her network includes Daikokuten, Daikiniten, Bishamonten, Amaterasu, Aizen, Dosojin, and Suiten, among others.
Examination of this complex but truly hybrid deity leads Faure to examine other similar deities--such as the three-faced Daikokuten and the three-faced Bishamonten.
Ugajin is further identified with Dakiniten, Myoken, Juzenji, Daikokuten, Suwa Daimyojin, Toyouke, and Kojin.
Namazu-e depicting a world-rectifying namazu dispensing wealth commonly feature the deity of good fortune, Daikoku (or Daikokuten), as the one actually dishing out the money.