大黒天

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大黒天 ‎(hiragana だいこくてん, romaji Daikoku-ten)

  1. (Shintō): The Japanese name for the Hindu god Mahākāla. The god of wealth, commerce and trade. One of the seven gods of luck. Daikoku is often depicted paired with Ebisu, and represented as carvings or masks on the walls of small retail shops. Daikoku-ten is also a god of the kitchen place.

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