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Ji Gong

Ji Gong can be optimally found in or placed at: work tables, living room, success sector, auspicious sectors, shelves. Daoji (1130-1209), commonly known as Ji Gong (Master Ji, Rinpoche Ji Gong), was a Buddhist monk during the Southern Song Dynasty in China. He was born with the name of Li Xiuyuan. Dao Ji was also called Hu Yin (Recluse from the Lake) and Elder Fang Yuan (Square Circle).

He was a monastic at Ling Yin Temple near Hangzhou. Even though his eccentric behavior broke the rules of the vinaya (traditonal code for monastics), Ji Gong had a kind heart and was always ready to lend a helping hand to ordinary people. Unlike a traditonal Buddhist monk, he ate meat and drank wine. The monks then had enough of his behavior and kicked him out of the monastery. From then on, Ji Gong roamed the streets and helped people whenever he could.


Ji Gong Names:
Kind Mad Monk, Daoji, Master Ji, Rinpoche Ji Gong, Li Xiu Yuan, Hu Yin, Chee Gong, Fang Yuan

Ji Gong Information:
Ji Gong: Kind Mad Monk
Daoji (1130-1209), commonly known as Ji Gong (Master Ji, Rinpoche Ji Gong), was a Buddhist monk during the Southern Song Dynasty in China. He was born with the name of Li Xiuyuan. Dao Ji was also called Hu Yin (Recluse from the Lake) and Elder Fang Yuan (Square Circle). Unlike a traditonal Buddhist monk, he ate meat and drank wine...feng shui deity full article >>>

Ji Gong: The Compassionate Nature
While cultivating in the Buddha's teaching, Daoji acquired magical powers. Since many people noticed his compassionate nature, many started thinking of him as an incarnate of a bodhisattva, or as a reincarnate of an arhat. When Daoji passed away at the Jing Ci monastery on the 14th day of 5th Lunar month (17 June 1207), Syncretic ...feng shui deity full article >>>


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Feng Shui Item: Ji Gong, the Kind Mad Monk
Ji Gong, the Kind Mad Monk








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