Tiger Balm Garden 1957.jpg | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Tiger Balm Garden 1957.jpg

Tiger Balm Garden 1957.jpg
Tableau showing the three famous deities that are commonly seen on temples, ancestral shrines, shops and takeaways, and in almost every Chinese home. Left: FUK (Fuxing) - considered the god of good fortune, he is generally depicted as a scholar, holding a scroll and often a child, or surrounded by children. Middle: Luk (Luxing) - seen as representing prosperity, rank and influence and usually depicted in the dress of a mandarin. Right: Sau (Shauxing) - recognised by his high, domed forehead and the peach which he carries as a symbol of immortality. Seen as the god of long-life and generally depicted as smiling and friendly.
Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Tuesday, January 1, 1957