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Dragons, gods & spirits from Chinese mythology

Tao Tao Liu Sanders

Dragons, gods & spirits from Chinese mythology

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Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, Chinese.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDragons, gods, and spirits from Chinese mythology.
    Statementtext by Tao Tao Liu Sanders ; illustrations by Johnny Pau.
    SeriesWorld mythologies series,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1802 .S26 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination132 p. :
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3481442M
    ISBN 100805237992
    LC Control Number82000790


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The narrative describes the gods and goddesses that dominated China's mythology and folk culture, roughly from the 3rd millennium to BCE, including the Baxian (Eight Immortals), Chang'e (moon goddess), Guandi (god of war), the Men Shen (door spirits), and Pan Gu (first man). Tao Tao Liu is the author of Dragons, Gods & Spirits From Chinese Mythology ( avg rating, 54 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), Style, Wit and Word /5(13).

Dragons, gods & spirits from Chinese mythology. [Tao Tao Liu Sanders] -- Collected here in one volume are the myths and legends of China first told thousands of years ago.

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Get this from a library. Dragons, gods & spirits from Chinese mythology. [Tao Tao Liu Sanders] -- A collection of representative ancient myths and legends of China based on Chinese scholarly sources. In China dragons are more like spirits than fabulous beasts, and we have generally identified them as such in our Holy Database.

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Publication date Topics Mythology, ChinesePages: Get this from a library. Dragons, gods & spirits from Chinese mythology. [Tao Tao Saunders; Johnny Pau]. Dragons, gods & spirits from Chinese mythologySchocken Books in English - 1st American ed.

In Chinese mythology, Fei Lian is the god of the winds that keeps locked in a leather bag, like Aeolus, the Greek god of the wind. It is depicted as a dragon with wings, head of a deer and the tail of a snake. Fei Shu. Fantastic animal of the Chinese legends has the appearance of a flying hare with the mouse head.

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The Chinese pantheon The Gods, Goddesses, Spirits and legendary characters of Chinese mythology. Gods are often known by several names. We have tried to collect as many Holy Aliases as. Dragons, Gods & Spirits from Chinese Mythology (World Mythology Series) by Tao Tao Liu Sanders and Johnny Pau | Sep 1, out of 5 stars   I thought Dragons, Gods, and Spirits from Chinese Mythology was an excellent book.

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Chinese traditional religion is polytheistic; many deities are worshipped in a pantheistic view where divinity is inherent in the world. The gods are energies or principles revealing, imitating and propagating the way of Heaven (Tian 天), which is the supreme godhead manifesting in the northern culmen of the starry vault of the skies and its gods are ancestors or men who became.

Shenlong, also Shen-lung, (simplified Chinese: 神龙; traditional Chinese: 神龍; pinyin: shén lóng, literally "god dragon" or "spirit dragon", Japanese: 神竜 Shinryū) is a spiritual dragon from Chinese mythology who is the master of storms and also a bringer of rain.

He is of equal significance to other creatures such as Tianlong, the celestial dragon. The Chinese dragon in mythology. Its origins are still uncertain and we have several academic opinions. Some believe it originated from the snake or Nüwa, a mythological goddess with snake tail and human believe that the long was formed by integrating the symbol of several tribes that united in the past into a single animal.

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Chinese mythology is far from monolithic, not being an integrated system. Being the divine mythical animal, the Dragon can ward off wandering evil spirits, protect the innocent and bestow safety to all that hold his emblem. The Chinese Dragon is looked upon as the ultimate symbol of Good Fortune.

TYPES OF DRAGONS. There are nine major types of Chinese dragons. The Horned Dragon Which can produce rain and is totally deaf. Snakes (also known as serpents) are an important motif in Chinese are various myths, legends, and folk tales about snakes.

Chinese mythology refers to these and other myths found in the historical geographic area(s) of myths include Chinese and other languages, as transmitted by Han Chinese as well as other ethnic groups (of which fifty-six are officially recognized. relationships between human beings and fox demons, fox fairies, pig fairies, flower fairies, dragons, monkeys, or spirits.

In Chinese mythology, there are also homosexual gods, such as Rabbit-god Wu Tien Bao. There are also temples set up by (predominantly heterosexual) communities to worship deceased but revered gay couples. Find the complete The World Mythology book series listed in order.

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Japanese dragon myths amalgamate native legends with imported stories about dragons from China and style of the dragon was heavily influenced by the Chinese these other East Asian dragons, most Japanese ones are water deities associated with rainfall and. In Chinese mythology, the presence of mythological creatures also stands out.

These creatures are considered to be of extreme importance for all rituals and myths. Seen as very powerful, they stand out and symbolize true Gods within Chinese culture.

Dragons. The Chinese dragon is considered one of the most important creatures in Chinese mythology. Dragon gods and goddesses sprang up from the belief in the dragon. Claude Lecouteux, a french folklorist, theorizes that dragons were guardians of sacred places in nature – caves, rivers, and mountains.

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Dragon (龙 lóng) – a mythical, chimeric creature of utmost importance in Chinese mythology and culture. It represents Yang, the Chinese Emperor, masculinity, imperial power, transformation, good fortune, and much s wield tremendous power over the natural world and are particularly adept at controlling water and the weather.

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Variations: Qinyuan-bird, Yuanyuan, Zhiyuan Mount Kunlun is the Pillar of Heaven, a place of great energy and endowed of a fiery brilliant aura. Four rivers – Black, Red, Yellow, and Oceanic – flow from Mount Kunlun, and the mountain is administered by the god Luwu, or the Queen Mother of the West Xi-Wangmu in later texts.

Mythology as we know it today, the s of stories and poems, was the primitive world's way of understanding humanity and the world. It seems that the trials and tribulations of the world's heroes, martyrs, etc follow a common thread in histor An unexpected treasure I found at a thrift store: Tales of heroes, gods, idiots, animals /5(3).This print focuses on the dragon as it appears in Chinese Mythology.

Given my Chinese heritage, I have grown up with stories and depictions of dragons. To better understand the symbolic importance of dragons in Chinese culture, I researched the origins of these ancient mythological beings.