On the 5th Day of Lunar 1st Month (農曆正月初五日), also known as Ge Kai Day (隔開日) or means that the Day to Retrieve or Remove the Lunar New Year Offerings from the Deities Altar.
For Year 2014, it falls on 04 Feb, a Tuesday.
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And besides that, in Taoist & Chinese Culture, it is also known as the Descending Day or the Reporting Day for the Overall-In-charge Deity of Wealth to the Mortal Realm to Inspect and also to distribute the necessary Wealth Blessing for the Mortals for the next 12 Lunar Months.
According to Taoist Deities of Wealth’s Rotation Shift Chart, this Year, it will be Master Tao Zhu Gong (陶朱公財神) & Master Liu Hai Chan (劉海蟾先師), which is part of the Rotating Shift of the 24 Deities of Wealth (道教督財廿四值年財神).
So who are the 24 Deities of Wealth (道教督財廿四值年財神名單)?
In the following are All the Titles of them:
Deity of Prosperity 福神
Deity of Fortune祿神
Deity of Longevity壽神
Deity of Happiness喜神
Wealth Deity- Fan Li財神(范蠡)
The Academically Deity of Wealth – Bi Gan文財神(比干)
The Militarically Deity of Wealth武財神
The Superior Deity of Wealth正財神
The Subordinary Deity of Wealth 偏財神
The Joyous Deity of Wealth 樂財神
The Richgrowing Deity of Wealth富財神
The Intellectual Deity of Wealth智財神
The Benefactory Deity of Wealth貴財神
The Wealth Gathering Deity of Wealth聚寶財神
The Luck Increasing Deity of Wealth添喜財神
The Luck Obtaining Deity of Wealth結喜財神
The Career Deity of Wealth祿元財神
The Recording Deity of Wealth計元財神
The Auspicious Astronomic Deity of Wealth 黃道財神
The Ordering of Wealth; Deity of Wealth司令財神
The Requesting of Wealth; Deity of Wealth難得財神 (福德夫人)
The Mysterical Deity of Wealth點金財神
The Found & Gone Deity of Wealth流泗財神 (楊泗大將軍)
The Three Realms In-charge Deity of Wealth三界赦財神