Jiaolong, dragon of floods and the sea in Chinese mythology. Blue-green dragon by Aignatius

Jiaolong, dragon of floods and the sea in Chinese mythology. Blue-green dragon by Aignatius

Chang'er from Chinese mythology, who resides on the moon with a pet rabbit who concocts all sorts of things

Chang'er from Chinese mythology, who resides on the moon with a pet rabbit who concocts all sorts of things

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.

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. 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).

Zheng - A beast from the mythologies of China & Japan. The Zheng was a leopard that had 1 long single horn protruding from its forehead and had 5 tails. The Zheng made the sound of striking stones. It lived in the mountains.

Zheng - A beast from the mythologies of China & Japan. The Zheng was a leopard that had 1 long single horn protruding from its forehead and had 5 tails. The Zheng made the sound of striking stones. It lived in the mountains.

Xihe or Hsi-ho [羲和] 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 three-legged birds. They resided in a mulberry tree in the eastern Fusang sea. Each day Xihe bathed one of her children in the river; one would fly up into the sky and be the Sun for each day.

Xihe or Hsi-ho [羲和] 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 three-legged birds. They resided in a mulberry tree in the eastern Fusang sea. Each day Xihe bathed one of her children in the river; one would fly up into the sky and be the Sun for each day.

The Qilin is the Chinese unicorn, one of the few "species" of Chinese magical creatures, though sometimes there's only supposed to be one of them in existence.

The Qilin is the Chinese unicorn, one of the few "species" of Chinese magical creatures, though sometimes there's only supposed to be one of them in existence.

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.

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.

Another piece by Zhang Wang. This is Pan Guan, the judge of the underworld in Chinese mythology.

Another piece by Zhang Wang. This is Pan Guan, the judge of the underworld in Chinese mythology.

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

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

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