Shinto God Daikoku

Photos | Images of Japan: Shinto god 'Daikoku', Shonai, Shimane Prefecture, Japan

Daikoku is the god of agriculture, farmers, plenty and rice and is often seen in concert with the god Ebisu, with whom he shares several characteristics. Daikoku usually has a bulging sack slung over his shoulder and is depicted standing on bales of rice - both symbols of prosperity.

Shinto god Daikoku, Shonai, Shimane prefecture, Japan.
Jake Davies

Japan Images: Daikoku