Tsai Shen Yeh is a Chinese God of Wealth or Fortune. As a God of Wealth, he was dressed as a Taoist priest with fine robes and sometimes holding a Ru-Yi in his left hand, representing his power. He is worshiped up to modern times by Taoists.
As his qualification of being the God of Fortune, it is believed that Tsai Shen Yeh is helpful if people wish to have a better income or attract prosperity in life. Normally, Tsai Shen Yeh is worshiped the night of the end of a year. This is the Chinese ritual that Tsai Shen Yeh has to be the first god that is worshiped or invited to the house. The day of this ritual varies from year to year, depending on annual calculations of astrology.