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    Chinese Mythology

    Published: March 21, 2019

    Based on a history of about six thousand years, China-Ancient Egypt represents one of the oldest high cultures of humanity with India and Mesopotamia.

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    Chinese Mythology

    • 1. Chinese Mythology Chinese Mythology
    • 2. Chinese Mythology: Entrance Based on a history of about six thousand years, China-Ancient Egypt represents one of the oldest high cultures of humanity with India and Mesopotamia. Like many others, this ancient culture has created a rich myth that serves to help explain the world. The earliest Chinese legends that were previously spoken orally were written down to about 500 different and sometimes contradictory versions before the Millennium. Chinese Mythology: Entrance
    • 3. Chinese Mythology: Entrance Chinese Mythology: Entrance Unlike other peoples' mythology systems, the traditional Chinese gods did not play any role in the creation of the world. Instead, it was believed that the universe and the first human P'an Ku were born out of a dark and amorphous matter in a long process of evolution where the supernatural forces did not interfere. According to this tradition, the principle of yin and yang to the world, that is, the perfect and inseparable duality of opposites. The feminine nature gives yin to all things, while the masculine quality also fills this form.
    • 4. Chinese Mythology: Myths Of Creation Chinese Mythology: Myths Of Creation Chinese Mythology: Myths Of Creation According to Chinese mythology, the universe is chaos. In Chinese philosophy, Tao is the foundation of the world. Complementary opposites yin and yang born from chaos. The first living entity in the world is the ancestor of P'an ku people. It consists of natural structures such as mountain and cloud. In his depictions, he is often seen throwing a huge axe. It is believed that he created the sky and the place during his exit from the cosmic egg.
    • 5. Chinese Mythology: Myths Of Creation Chinese Mythology: Myths Of Creation Chinese Mythology: Myths Of Creation According to Chinese mythology, the world is the product of a long evolution. The universe created itself without the help of supernatural powers; that is, there is no specific creator of the universe. Taoism is based on the creation of Tao, which expresses both a kind of cosmological order and the supreme truth.
    • 6. Chinese Mythology: Yin And Yang Chinese Mythology: Yin And Yang Chinese Mythology: Yin And Yang One of the basic elements of Chinese thought is dual yin and yang. according to this, there are two of the things in the universe that are contradictory to all things and processes, but only one of the poles of an opposition. Although one of the opposing poles is not superior to one another morally, it has often brought forward one or the other in the poles from various philosophies. For example; Taoists, feminine, soft yin and the like. For the first time, the idea that these opposites are in equilibrium and that the change needs to be positively opposed is expressed in Ching.
    • 7. Chinese Mythology: Yellow Emperor Chinese Mythology: Yellow Emperor Chinese Mythology: Yellow Emperor ●Huangdi, nicknamed the yellow emperor, is one of the legendary rulers of ancient China. ●It is believed to have invented acupuncture, musical instruments, compass, and chariot. ●In Taoist belief, he is considered the god of war.
    • 8. Chinese Mythology: Yellow Emperor Chinese Mythology: Yellow Emperor Huangdi, nicknamed the yellow emperor, is one of China's legendary rulers and cultural founders. He has made many inventions, especially in the field of medicine. It is said that he wrote the oldest text of traditional Chinese medicine, Huangdi Neijing. It is often associated with music and certain instruments. It is believed that the Chinese god of music, Ling Lun, gave a flute to the yellow emperor, mimicking the birds singing.
    • 9. Chinese Mythology: Dragon Gods Chinese Mythology: Dragon Gods Chinese Mythology: Dragon Gods ●The dragons combine the characteristics of nine animals: snakes, camels, deer, deer, mussels, carp, eagles, tigers and oxen. ●Starting with the Qin dynasty, the five-clawed dragon became the symbol of the imperial family. ●The dragon in the Chinese horoscope belt is the most important of the twelve signs. ●It is said that dragons carry a fire effect, are magnificent, intelligent and powerful. ●Chinese dragon meaning is Long.
    • 10. Chinese Mythology: Dragon Gods Chinese Mythology: Dragon Gods Chinese Mythology: Dragon Gods The dragons also represent the wisdom, immortality, and the power of an emperor. According to Chinese mythology, they are Lucky Gods, they make emissary between the gods and the people. They are in the third layer of the divine hierarchy. According to the belief, there are dragons of various sizes in China. In addition to huge dragons up to 250 meters in length, there are even dragons up to the caterpillar.
    • 11. Thank You. Thank You. Source: NTV Broadcast