Saturday, 20 February 2010
God of Wealth (Tsai Shen Yeh)
Tsai Shen Yeh, the Chinese god of wealth, is often also called Lu Shing or The Star God of Wealth, is seen in many Chinese oriental houses and buildings, most of the times near their entrances helping them attract wealth and prosperity to those places as well as acting as a protection to their environments and the income which comes to them.
During the Chinese New Year, people usually worship the god to invite more wealth and prosperity for the family. He is also persent in many famous Chinese New Year songs, most of which are to sttract happiness and wealth into the family.