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少司命

祈求:子嗣 護子 戀愛 婚配 災祥 禍福

春秋戰國執掌人間子嗣及兒童命運的一位年輕美貌的女神,出自楚辭《九歌》《少司命》篇,《楚辭通釋》:「大司命司人之生死,而少司命則司子嗣之有無」, 《羋月傳》秦宣太后-羋月,剛一出生,楚威后下令自生自滅之時,相傳由於「少司命」庇佑,才存活下來。

Shao Si Ming, a Chinese mythological character originated from Chapter Shao Si Ming in “Jiu Ge” was written during the Eastern Zhou Dynasty (770-221 BC),  was a young and beautiful goddess whooversees the life and death of all minors.  The “Songs of Chu”, a classical poem, states Da Si Ming oversees the life and death of adults and Shao Si Ming administers the life and death of minors. In the “legend of Mi Yue”, when Mi Yue was born, she was ordered by Queen of Chu Wei to grow and die without any assistance. It is said that Shao Si Ming blessed her with life. She lived, and her legend states that she later became an empress.