Under the Wu Xing Cycle of Exhaustion: Fire burns Wood, Wood absorbs Water, Water weakens Metal, Metal is taken from Earth, Earth snuffs Fire.
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Hotei: Laughing Buddha Hotei or Bu-Dai is better known in the English-speaking world as the obese Laughing Buddha. In China, he is dubbed the Loving or Friendly One. He has become incorporated into Buddhist & Shinto culture and is based on an eccentric Chinese Chan monk. His image graces many temples, restaurants, and amulets. Hotei has become a deity of contentment and abundance. Hotei also persists in Japanese folklore as one of the Seven Lucky Gods (Shichi Fukujin)...Laughing Buddha in Full