The Seven Gods of Fortune are the seven gods of good fortune in Japanese mythology. They are as follows, 1. Ebisu 2. Daikokuten 3. Bishamonten, 4. Benzaiten 5. Fukurokuju 6. Hotei 7. Jurojin Ebisu is the Japanese god of fishermen, good luck and workingmen. Daikokuten(or Daikoku) is the god of wealth, commerce and trade. Bishamonten is the god of warriors. Benzaiten is the goddess of knowledge, art and beauty. Fukurokuju is the god of happiness, wealth and longevity. He is usually portrayed as being bald, with long whiskers Hotei is the fat and happy god of abundance and good health. He is always shown smiling or laughing. Jurojin is the god of wisdom and longevity. The seven gods are often depicted on their ship, the Takarabune (Treasure Ship). It is said that the seven gods will arrive in town on the New Year and distribute fantastic gifts to worthy people.