The Three Stars



They are Fu (福), Lu (祿) and Shou (壽): Happiness, Status and Longevity, also known as the Three Stars (Sanxing 三星).

They sound like a particularly cheesy pop group, but actually, these three deities are the personification of actual ‘stars’, which, in Chinese astronomy, control the particular aspects that each god is thought to have influence on. Continue reading “The Three Stars”