Chinese mythology
0
Caishen – The Chinese God of Wealth
0

To call Caishen A God of Wealth can feel a bit misleading. The reason is that there are actually numerous historic figures who are believed to be ...

0
Sun Wukong – The Enlightened Trickster Monkey King
0

Sun Wukong is one of the most famous characters of Chinese mythology, as well as one of the most unique deities in the world. A sentient monkey created by ...

0
Qilin – Mysterious Chinese Unicorn Giraffe
0

A beast of many names, the Qilin is also known as a Chi-lin, Kirin, Gilen, and more. This mythical creature has even more different physical descriptions, ...

0
Hou Yi – Chinese Archer Lord and Slayer of Suns
0

Hou Yi is an intriguing character in Chinese mythology, portrayed simultaneously as a hero and a tyrant, a god and a mortal man. There are contradictory ...

0
Pan Gu – God of Creation in Taoism
0

As one of the oldest religions in the world, Taoism has a unique and colorful mythology. Even though it’s often described as pantheistic from a Western ...

0
Chang’e – Chinese Goddess of the Moon
0

The myth of the Chinese Moon Goddess Chang’e is one of sacrifice in the name of love. In other iterations of the story, it’s a tale of the betrayal of love, ...

1
Nuwa – The Great Mother of Humans
0

Mythological gods not only represent religious beliefs, but also virtues and values of certain cultures. One of the earliest Chinese deities, Nuwa is most ...

0
Gonggong – The Chinese Water God
0

Floods and deluges are concepts found in almost every mythology, from ancient Greek mythology to the biblical account of the Deluge. There are several flood ...

0
Fuxi – The Mythical Emperor God of China
0

China has a long history, rich with folk beliefs, religious stories, legends and myths. Long before the first Chinese dynasty, wise men and demigods ...

0
Guan Yin –Buddhist Bodhisattva of Compassion
0

Guan Yin, also known as Kuan Yin or Guanshiyin, is the Chinese name of Avalokiteśvara – the embodiment of Compassion for all who eventually became Buddha. ...