Chinese mythology
Gonggong – The Chinese Water God

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 ...

Fuxi – The Mythical Emperor God of China

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

Guan Yin –Buddhist Bodhisattva of Compassion

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. ...

Yu the Great – A Chinese Mythological Hero

An important figure in both Chinese mythology and history, Yu the Great has a reputation of being a wise and virtuous ruler. Ancient China was a land where ...

List of Chinese Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes

Traditional Chinese folklore and mythology are as rich and diverse as they are confusing for those new to them. Polytheistic and pantheistic at the same ...

Yue Lao – The Cupid of Chinese Mythology

Chinese mythology is the home of many unique deities, myths, and characters. However, even though it is so different from Western religions and mythologies, ...

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