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San-xing

by Micha F. Lindemans
Three stellar gods of good fortune, which is a favorite motif in Chinese folk art. The are historical personalities who were deified in recognition of the special merits they accumulated. The san-hsing are: Fu-xing (Lucky Star), Lu-xing (Star of Honor) and Shou-xing (Star of Longevity).

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  • Also known as:
    San-hsing

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