Nüwa, also known as Nügua, is a goddess in ancient Chinese mythology, best known for creating mankind and repairing the pillar of heaven.

Nüwa, also known as Nügua, is a goddess in ancient Chinese mythology, best known for creating mankind and repairing the pillar of heaven.

The Zheng. A beast from the mythologies of China that was reported to have lived amongst the creatures of this world. The Zheng was a leopard that had 1 long single horn protruding from its forehead. It was red and had 5 tails. The Zheng made the sound of striking stones.

Contemporary Chinese artist's impression on a mythical creature described in the "Classic of Mountains and Seas". A brilliant sort of tiger.

Nüwa was a serpent deity from ancient Chinese mythology. Sometimes she is pictured as a gorgeous woman, other times she is shown possessing a woman’s head but the body of a powerful snake. Nüwa was the creator of humankind and remained a powerful benefactor to people and all living creatures (many of which were also her handiwork).

Nüwa, the Serpent Goddess

Nüwa was a serpent deity from ancient Chinese mythology. Nüwa was seen as the creator of humankind and remained a powerful benefactor to people and all living creatures.

CHINESE DEAMONS | pics included] variety of demons/creatures from chinese mythology

Bi Xie 辟邪 - Deflector of Evil; Chinese Unicorn - Kylin is a form of unicorn with one horn, while Parthia is a form of unicorn with two horns.

Nüwa [女媧] is a goddess in ancient Chinese mythology best known for creating mankind and repairing the wall of heaven. #myth

Mythology ~ Nüwa [女媧] is a goddess in ancient Chinese mythology best known for creating mankind and repairing the wall of heaven.

Nu Wa - ancient Chinese Goddess of creation, the Divine foremother of humans. She is one of the oldest and most powerful of the female deities from one of the Earth's oldest civilizations.

A nearly female figure in Chinese mythology is the goddess Nu Wa (sometimes Nu Kua). According to one legend it was she who was the creator of mankind.

Chang’e or Chang-o [嫦娥] is the Chinese goddess of the Moon. Unlike many lunar deities in other cultures who personify the Moon, Chang’e only lives on the Moon. In one version of the Chang’e legend, she was a beautiful young girl working in the Jade Emperor’s palace in heaven, where immortals, good people and fairies lived. One day, she accidentally broke a precious porcelain jar. Angered, the Jade Emperor banished her to live on earth. #myth

Chang’e or Chang-o [嫦娥] is the Chinese goddess of the Moon. Unlike some lunar deities in other cultures who personify the Moon, Chang’e only lives on the Moon.

The dragon in buddhism by lubo-09

The dragon in buddhism by (As far as I know, dragon.is a loosely translated name for Naga when Buddhism was introduced into ancient China. Naga and dragon in native Chinese mythology are quite different.

Huan- Chinese myth: a cat with one eye and three tails. It was said if you wore its skin that you would be cured of jaundice.

Huan- Chinese myth: a cat with one eye and three tails. It was said if you wore its skin you would be cured of jaundice.

The Eight Immortals are group of legendary saints from Chinese mythology. They are revered by the Taoists and play a significant role in secular Chinese culture. They were said to have lived on five islands in the Bohai Sea.

The Eight Immortals are group of legendary saints from Chinese mythology. They are revered by the Taoists and play a significant role in secular Chinese culture. They were said to have lived on five islands in the Bohai Sea.

Meng Po is the Lady of Forgetfulness in Chinese mythology.  It is her task to ensure that souls who are ready to be reincarnated do not remember their previous life or their time in hell. She collects herbs from various streams to make her Five Flavored Tea of Forgetfulness. This is given to each soul to drink. The brew induces instant amnesia and all memory of other lives is lost. Having been purged of all previous sins & knowledge, the dead spirit is sent to be reborn.

Meng Po is the Lady of Forgetfulness in Chinese mythology. It is her task to…

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