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  Chai Sing Ihya

 

Thailand

Chai Sing Ihya is the Thai-Tae Chew name for a Chinese wealth god, who in Thai is known by the names Phra Thonbodih and Thao Wetsuwan, and is associated with Thao Kuwen. His name is also transcribed Cai Shen Ye (fig.) or Tsai Shen Yeh (fig.), and he is depicted either in a belligerent  form, seated on a tiger (fig.), or ľas seen hereľ in a benign appearance, holding gold riches and a ruyi (fig.). In the latter manifestation he is known as bountiful Cai Sing Ihya.

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