Long Mu
In Chinese mythology, Longmu (simplified Chinese: 龙母; traditional Chinese: 龍母; literally: "Mother of Dragons") was a Chinese woman who was deified as a goddess after raising five infant dr...
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Immortal Woman He
He Xiangu (何仙姑), also named He Qiong (何瓊), is the only female deity among the Eight Immortals. The gender of her fellow immortal Lan Caihe is somewhat ambiguous.She was from Yong Prefecture (today Lin...
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Xihe (deity)
Xihe (Chinese: 羲和), formerly romanized as Hsi-ho, was a sun goddess in Chinese mythology. One of the two wives of Emperor Jun (along with Changxi), she was the 'mother' of ten suns, in the form of th...
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Meng Po
Meng Po (Chinese: 孟婆; pinyin: Mèng Pó; literally: "Old Lady Meng") is the Lady of Forgetfulness in Chinese mythology. Meng Po serves in Diyu, the Chinese realm of the dead, in the 10th cou...
Nuba (Chinese mythology)
Nüba (Chinese: 女魃), also known as Ba and as Hanba (旱魃), is a Chinese drought deity. "Ba" is her proper name, with the Nu being an added indication of being feminine and Han meaning "drought". Ba i...
Changxi
Changxi (Chinese: 常羲) is an important deity in the history of Chinese mythology, knowledge of which primarily is from the Shanhaijing. She was the mother of twelve moons, though accounts may vary as t...
Xiang River goddesses
The Xiang River goddesses (Chinese: 湘水神; pinyin: Xiāngshuǐshén) were since ancient times deities of the Xiang River, which flowed through the area of the ancient kingdom of Chu, into Dongtin...
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Chang'e
Chang'e, originally known as Heng'e, is the Chinese goddess of the Moon.Chang'e is the subject of several legends in Chinese mythology, most of which incorporate several of the following elements: Hou...
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Yu the Great
Yu the Great (Chinese: 大禹; pinyin: Dà Yǔ, c. 2200 – 2100 BC) was a legendary ruler in ancient China famed for his introduction of flood control, inaugurating dynastic rule in China by founding...
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Marici (Buddhism)
In Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism, Marici is a deva or bodhisattva associated with light and the sun. She is known as Molizhitian (摩利支天) or Molizhitian Pusa (摩利支天菩萨) in China and Marishi-ten (摩利支...
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Guanyin
Guanyin (in pinyin; previous transliterations Quan Yin, Kwan Yin, or Kuanyin) is an East Asian deity of mercy, and a bodhisattva associated with compassion as venerated by Mahayana Buddhists. The nam...
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Nüwa
Nüwa, also known as Nügua, is a goddess in ancient Chinese mythology best known for creating mankind and repairing the pillar of heaven.
The Huainanzi relates Nüwa to the time when Heaven and Eart...
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Mazu (goddess)
Mazu (traditional Chinese: 媽祖; simplified Chinese: 妈祖), also spelt Matsu and Ma-tsu, is the Chinese patron goddess who is said to protect seafarers, such as fishermen and sailors. The worshi...
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Qin Shi Huang
Qin Shi Huang (260–210 BC), personal name Ying Zheng, was the King of the state of Qin (r. 246–221 BC) who conquered all other Warring States and united China in 221 BC. Rather than maintain the title...
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Sudhana
Sudhanakumâra (simplified Chinese: 善财童子; traditional Chinese: 善財童子; pinyin: Shàncáitóngzǐ; Wade–Giles: Shan-ts'ai-t'ung-tzu), mainly known as Sudhana and Shancai or Shancai Tongzi in C...
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Ma Gu
Magu (Chinese: 麻姑; pinyin: Mágū; Wade–Giles: Ma-ku; literally: "Hemp Maiden") is a legendary Taoist xian (仙 "immortal; transcendent") associated with the elixir of life, and a symbolic...
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Xi Wangmu
Xi Wangmu (Hsi Wang-mu; Chinese: 西王母; literally: "Queen Mother of the West") is a Chinese goddess known from the ancient times. The first historical information on her can be traced back to or...
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White Peony
Bai Mudan (白牡丹; literally White Peony), also romanized as Pai Mu-tan, is character from Chinese mythology. She is described as the most beautiful courtesan in the city of Luoyang and a reincarnation o...
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Long Nü
Longnü (traditional Chinese: 龍女; simplified Chinese: 龙女; pinyin: Lóngnǚ; Sanskrit: nāgakanya; Vietnamese: Long nữ), translated as Dragon Daughter, along with Sudhana are considered acolyte...
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Emperor Wu of Han
Emperor Wu of Han (30 June 156 BC – 29 March 87 BC), personal name Liu Che, courtesy name Tong, was the seventh emperor of the Han dynasty of China, ruling from 141–87 BC.Empe...
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King Mu of Zhou
King Mu of Zhou (Chinese: 周穆王; pinyin: Zhōu Mù Wáng) was the fifth king of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty. The dates of his reign are 976-922 BC or 956-918 BC.
King Mu came to the throne after h...