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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.


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).


I love this original art by Chinese artist Zhang Wang. This is ox head, one of two guardians of the underworld in Chinese mythology.


Meng Po is the Lady of Forgetfulness in Chinese mythology. Meng Po serves in Diyu, the Chinese realm of the dead, in the 10th court. 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. To this end she collects herbs from various earthly ponds and streams to make her Five Flavored Tea of Forgetfulness This is given to each soul to drink before they leave Diyu.


The Zheng was a Chinese mythological leopard that had a long horn protruding from its forehead. It was red and had five tails. The Zheng made the sound of striking stones. It lived in the mountains with many other fabulous creatures. (origin of this artwork unknown.)


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


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.