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Legend of the Maneki Neko

The story of Maneki Neko and his good fortune dates back to the 1600s, when a prosperous businessman took refuge from a downpour under a tree. Across from the tree was a small, impoverished temple, tended by a priest who … Continue reading

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Maneki Neko

You know those waving cat statues they often have near the entrances to Chinese restaurants? That cat’s name is Maneki Neko, and she’s a Japanese wealth-beckoning spirit. Although it seems like she’s waving, she’s actually beckoning: in many Asian countries … Continue reading

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