According to Japanese Buddhist Culture, there is a Buddha or Bodhisattva to protect you upon birth. There is a corresponding Zodiac Protector for each Lunar Zodiac animal. The Zodiac Protectors engages in His vows that whoever prays to the respective Zodiac Protectors with faith would be blessed by Him.
Fugen is known as the “Great Conduct” Bodhisattva and encourages people to diligently practice the Buddhist precepts of charity, moral conduct, patience, and devotion. Fugen made ten vows for practicing Buddhism. Fugen is also the protector of all those who teach the Dharma (Buddhist Law). The Sanskrit name for this deity is Samantabadra.
Protector of the Zodiac: Dragon and Snake
Size: 4.1cm in height; 3.2cm in width
Material: Colour-glazed glass pendant with rhodium plated clasp