According to conception of agricultural economy related to the respectability “ An inch of earth is worth an ounce of gold”, the ancient folk culture of Vietnam has existed the worship of Wealth God and Earth God. It is easy to see the image of these two gods in Vietnamese’s houses. It represents the common aspirations of all strata in society, that is to live and work in peace and contentment.
With the sacred meaning of that mystery, the lineage of Lam Te Chanh Tong of Phuoc Quang Pagoda sincerely affirmed the grace of initiating the statue of Wealth God and Earth God with the wish to arouse gratitude and pride of traditional roots , culture, folk beliefs left by our ancients.
The measurement of Wealth God Statue is same as Earth God Statue’s. They was made of concrete with 12m in height, 6m in width, 50 tons in weight. The statues were built and completed during 6 months by 20 people. The statues of Wealth God and Earth God was placed solemnly at the 2nd office of Phuoc Quang Pagoda in Vinh Long Province, Vietnam.