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Zao Jun - God of the kitchen

Zao Jun (Zao Shen) is the God of the kitchen, hearth and family. Just before Chinese New Year he returns to Heaven to report the activities of every household over the past year to the Jade Emperor.

--~Attributes and Correspondences~--

Area of Influence:
Kitchens, Hearth, Family

Chinese

Stove

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Fire

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Paper Effigy, Plaque, Food, Incense

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Stove

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Chinese - Gods and Goddesses

NameTitleType

Chang'e

Goddess of the Moon

Goddess

Dou Mu

Goddess of light.

Goddess

Gong Gong

Water God

God

Hanba

Goddess of Droughts.

Goddess

Hou Yi

God of archery.

God

Kui Xing

God of Examinations.

God

Kyan-Yin

Goddess of fecundity and healing.

Goddess

Lei Gong

God of Thunder.

God

Matsu

Goddess of the sea.

Goddess

Nezha

Protective God.

God

Nuwa

Creator Goddess.

Goddess

Skanda

Guardian God of Monastries.

God

Tam Kung

God of the Sea.

God

Tu Di Gong

God of wealth and merit.

God

Wenchang Wang

God of culture and literature.

God

Xi Wangmu

Queen Mother of the West

Goddess

Xihe

Goddess of the sun

Goddess

Yuqiang

God of north sea and wind.

God

Zao Jun

God of the kitchen

God

Zhao Gongming

God of prosperity.

God

Zhong Kui

God and vanquisher of ghosts and evil beings.

God

Zhu Rong

God of Fire.

God

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