Kui Xing

Kui Xing (zh-cpw|c=魁星|p=kuí xīng|w=K'uei Hsing) is a character in Chinese mythology, the god of examinations, and an associate or servant of the god of literature, Wen Chang.

Kui Xing was an ugly but clever dwarf, who became the patron deity of those taking imperial examinations. He is often depicted standing on a turtle's head holding up a writing brush.

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* [http://www.godchecker.com/pantheon/chinese-mythology.php?deity=KUI-XING Kui-Xing] — article from Godchecker (retrieved 1 February 2006)

he grants luck in test to people who need it


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