Chinese Mythology

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Long Mu [龍母] or Mother of Dragons was a Chinese woman who was deified as a… Chinese Mythology, Greek Mythology, Mythological Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Story Inspiration, Character Inspiration, Baby Snakes, Religion, Foto Art

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EAST ASIAN MYTHOLOGY MEME: “ [1/9] CHINESE GODS AND GODDESSES | LONG MU Long Mu [龍母] or Mother of Dragons was a Chinese woman who was deified as a goddess after raising five infant dragons. Wen Shi...

Dian Mu [電母] is the Chinese goddess of lightning, who is said to have used f. Dian Mu [電 電] Chinese Mythology, Greek Mythology, Wicca, Magick, Witchcraft, Mythological Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Guangzhou, Writing Inspiration

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EAST ASIAN MYTHOLOGY MEME: “ [7/9] CHINESE GODS AND GODDESSES | DIAN MU Dian Mu [電母] is the Chinese goddess of lightning, who is said to have used flashing mirrors to send bolts of lightning across...

Pan Jinlian, protagonist in the Chinese classic novel Jin Ping Mei (The Plum in the Golden Vase), and a minor character in the Water Margin. Story Inspiration, Writing Inspiration, Character Inspiration, Chinese Mythology, Greek Mythology, Mythological Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Character Names, Minor Character

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EAST ASIAN MYTHOLOGY MEME: “ [9/9] CHINESE GODS AND GODDESSES | PAN JINLIAN Pan Jinlian [潘金蓮] is a protagonist in the Chinese classic novel Jin Ping Mei (The Plum in the Golden Vase), and a minor...

 P's Mythopedia, an ongoing project to catalog an entire world's worth of mythology, from the Ancient Greeks. Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, World Mythology, Chinese Mythology, Dragon China, Myths & Monsters, Ancient Myths, Legends And Myths

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Mr. P's Mythopedia. 64K likes. Welcome to Mr. P's Mythopedia, an ongoing project to catalog an entire world's worth of mythology, from the Ancient Greeks...

The mythological Chinese Dragon, the LUNG. World Mythology, Chinese Mythology, Greek Mythology, Dragon Mythology, Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Dragon Zodiac, Wicca

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Mr. P's Mythopedia. 64K likes. Welcome to Mr. P's Mythopedia, an ongoing project to catalog an entire world's worth of mythology, from the Ancient Greeks...

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. Chinese Mythology, Greek Mythology, Story Inspiration, Character Inspiration, Wiccan, Life On The Moon, Religion, Moon Goddess, Celtic Goddess

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EAST ASIAN MYTHOLOGY MEME: “ [4/9] CHINESE GODS AND GODDESSES | CHANG'E 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,...

 P's Mythopedia, an ongoing project to catalog an entire world's worth of mythology, from the Ancient Greeks. World Mythology, Chinese Mythology, Mythological Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Fractured Fairy Tales, Legends And Myths, World Religions, Ancient China, Greek Gods

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Mr. P's Mythopedia. 64K likes. Welcome to Mr. P's Mythopedia, an ongoing project to catalog an entire world's worth of mythology, from the Ancient Greeks...

A five-tail creature called Zheng, specialised in preying on man-eating beasts like tigers and leopards. It's a mythical animal from Classic of Mountains and Seas, a Chinese book about Chinese mythology compiled years ago. Mythical Creatures Art, Mythological Creatures, Magical Creatures, Mystical Creatures Drawings, Japanese Mythical Creatures, Fantasy Beasts, Fantasy Art, Japanese Mythology, Japanese Folklore

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“In Chinese mythology, Xing Tian was a God warrior who was beheaded during battle. Headless, he continued to fight with his axe and shield, using his nipples as eyes and his belly button as a mouth (Illustration Deimos-Remus)” Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Character Concept, Character Design, Female Demons, Myths & Monsters, Chinese Mythology, Japanese Folklore

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Name: Xing Tian, Xingtian Area of Origin: China Xing Tian is a deity found in Chinese mythology. The story goes that the giant Xing Tian was originally ... X is for Xing Tian

牛頭 (Ox-Head) Gozu is a guardian of the underworld along with Mezu. He has the head of an ox and the two are the first people a soul meets upon arriving in the underworld. In many stories, they directly escort the newly dead to the underworld. Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Character Concept, Concept Art, Art Magique, Japanese Mythology, Dragons, Illustration

牛头 Niu Tou (Ox Head) used to be a human, but after being unfilial to his parents, he was recast as an Ox head demon after death. Along with Ma-Mian (Horse face) they are two fearsome guardians of the Underworld in Chinese mythology. They are the first people a dead soul meets upon arriving in the Underworld; In many stories they directly escort the newly dead to the Underworld

Zhuhuai- Chinese legend: an oxen like animal that had four horns, pig-like ears and a voracious appetite for human flesh. It lived in the mountains and could make sounds similar to that of geese. Weird Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Creature Feature, Creature Design, Fantasy Beasts, Fantasy Art, Monster Sightings, Dragon Mythology

Zhuhuai- Chinese legend: an oxen like animal that had four horns, pig-like ears and a voracious appetite for human flesh. It lived in the mountains and could make sounds similar to that of geese.

Chan (Aberration)(Large) – Stalking reefs and beach shores these enormous and gluttonous clam horrors lie waiting for prey to come to them. Their magical black pearls can create illusions of another creatures desires, luring the overjoyed victims right into their snapping maws. Captured victims are digested very slowly, and saving them from their living prison proves extremely hard as little materials can break a Chan shell. They sometimes work together with Shellycoat. (Chinese) World Mythology, Chinese Mythology, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Alien Character, Black Pearls, Cryptozoology, Horror Art, Creature Design

Chan (Aberration)(Large) – Stalking reefs and beach shores these enormous and gluttonous clam horrors lie waiting for prey to come to them. Their magical black pearls can create illusions of another creatures desires, luring the overjoyed victims right into their snapping maws. Captured victims are digested very slowly, and saving them from their living prison proves extremely hard as little materials can break a Chan shell. They sometimes work together with Shellycoat. (Chinese)

Dragon turtle- Chinese myth: a creature that combines two of the four celestial animals. It had the body of a turtle and a dragon head. it symbolized courage, determination, fertility, longevity, power, success, and support. All Mythical Creatures, Mythological Creatures, Magical Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Fertility Symbols, Dragon Mythology, Vampire Stories, Chinese Mythology, Dragon Head

Dragon turtle- Chinese myth: a creature that combines two of the four celestial animals. It had the body of a turtle and a dragon head. it symbolized courage, determination, fertility, longevity, power, success, and support.

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