Magnificent Scenery of Fenghuang
All you should know about one of the oldest Chinese towns called Fenghuang with some marvelous night and daytime photography and budget travel tips.
Four benevolent animals
The Four Benevolent Animals (simplified Chinese: 四灵; traditional Chinese: 四靈; pinyin: Sì Líng) are figures from Chinese mythology that took abodes within the gardens of the palace of the Y...
Teng (mythology)
Teng (Chinese: 螣; pinyin: téng; Wade–Giles: t'eng) or Tengshe (simplified Chinese: 腾蛇; traditional Chinese: 騰蛇; pinyin: téngshé; Wade–Giles: t'eng-she; lit. "soaring snake"...
Teng (mythology) - Wikipedia
Kumiho
A kumiho ([kumiho]; Hangul: 구미호; hanja: 九尾狐, literally nine tailed fox) is a creature that appears in the oral tales and legends of Korea. According to those tales, a fox that lives a thou...
Chinese dragon
Chinese dragons are legendary creatures in Chinese mythology and Chinese folklore. The dragons have many animal-like forms such as turtles, fish, and imaginary creatures, but they are most commonly de...
Chinese dragon - Wikipedia
Al-mi'raj
Al-mi'raj (Arabic: المعراج al-mi'raj) is a mythical beast from Islamic poetry said to live on a mysterious island called Jezîrat al-Tennyn within the confines of the Indian Ocean. Its name can be bro...
Al-mi'raj - Wikipedia
Three hares
The three hares is a circular motif appearing in sacred sites from the Middle and Far East to the churches of southwest England (as the "Tinners' Rabbits"), and historical synagogues in Europe. It is ...
Three hares - Wikipedia
Jenglot
A jenglot [ˈdʒɛŋlɔt] is a deformed humanoid creature in Indonesian culture and mythology. It is described as looking much like a tiny, living human doll and is sometimes said to have formerly been a h...
Tepegoz
In Turkic mythology, Tepegoz is a legendary creature who has only one eye on his forehead. He is an ogre that appears in the Book of Dede Korkut, a famous epic story of the Oghuz Turks.
In Turkic ...
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Xiao (mythology)
In Chinese mythology, the xiao is the name of several creatures, including the xiao (Chinese: 囂; pinyin: xiāo; Wade–Giles: hsiao1) "a long-armed ape" or "a four-winged bird" and shanxiao (...
Zhulong (mythology)
Zhulong (Chinese: 燭龍; pinyin: zhúlóng; Wade–Giles: chu-lung; literally: "torch dragon") or Zhuyin (Chinese: 燭陰; pinyin: zhúyīn; Wade–Giles: chu-yin; literally: "illumin...
Zhulong (mythology) - Wikipedia
Zhong Kui
Zhong Kui (Chinese: 鍾馗; pinyin: Zhōng Kuí; Wade-Giles: Chung Kwei; Japanese: Shōki) is a figure of Chinese mythology. Traditionally regarded as a vanquisher of ghosts and evil beings, and repu...
Zhong Kui - Wikipedia
Ayakashi (yōkai)
Ayakashi is the collective name for yōkai that appear above the surface of some body of water.In the Nagasaki Prefecture, the kaika that appear above water are called this, and in the funayūrei in the...
Ayakashi (yōkai) - Wikipedia
Issie
Issie (イッシー, Isshī) is a legendary Japanese lake monster; said to lurk in Lake Ikeda, on Kyushu Island. It is described as being saurian in appearance. The name is formed in analogy with "Ness...
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Jarita
Jarita (Sanskrit: जरित) was a certain female bird of the species called Sarngika, whose story is told in the Mahabharata. The saint Mandapala, who returned from the shades because he had no son, a...
Danzaburou-danuki
Danzaburou-danuki (団三郎狸, Danzaburō-danuki) is a bake-danuki passed down in stories on Sado Island, particularly in Aikawa and Niigata. In Sado, tanuki were called "mujina (狢)", thus he was als...
Danzaburou-danuki - Wikipedia
Toyol
A Toyol or Tuyul is a mythical spirit in Malay mythology of South-East Asia, especially in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Singapore.
It is sometimes called the "Kwee Kia" in Hokkien. In Thaila...
Magnificent Scenery of Fenghuang
All you should know about one of the oldest Chinese towns called Fenghuang with some marvelous night and daytime photography and budget travel tips.
Moon rabbit
The Moon rabbit in folklore is a rabbit that lives on the Moon, based on pareidolia that identifies the markings of the Moon as a rabbit. The story exists in many cultures, prominently in East Asian f...
Moon rabbit - Wikipedia