Benten: Japanese Goddess of Eloquence The Broom Closet

Mar 08, 2013 · Benten is the Japanese/ Buddhist goddess of love, beauty, eloquence, wisdom, arts and music, knowledge, good fortune, and water. She is the protectress of children and the patroness of geishas, dancers, and musicians. Originally she was a sea goddess or water goddess, on whose image many local deities near lakes were based. Later she became……

Benten Japanese mythology Britannica

Benten, (Japanese: Divinity of the Reasoning Faculty), in Japanese mythology, one of the Shichi-fuku-jin (Seven Gods of Luck); the Buddhist patron goddess of literature and music, of wealth, and of femininity. She is generally associated with the sea; many of her shrines are located near it, and s…

Benzaiten: White Snake Goddess of Japan Serpent Sanctum

Mar 27, 2017 · Benzaiten is a Japanese water goddess of fertility and flow—of rivers and waters, language and poetry, music, dance, and abundant wealth and good fortune. Benzaiten is the only female figure within “ The Seven Lucky Gods ” (known as the Shichi Fukujin) of Japanese Shintōism, and most often appears with a white snake as her headdress ...…

About Publishing House - Benten Books

'Benten' refers to the Japanese goddess of wisdom. As the name suggests, Benten Books was established with a vision to enlighten people by providing quality literature in Hindi and English languages. The organization aims to provide the society with a fresh outlook and vision and bring out the best in every individual.…

List of Japanese deities - Wikipedia

This is a list of divinities native to Japanese beliefs and religious traditions. ... Benzaiten (弁才天 or 弁財天) Also known as Benten or Benzaitennyo, she is the goddess of everything that flows: words (and knowledge, by extension), speech, eloquence, and music.…