Mythology

Chinese Mythology

Explore the gods and goddesses, cosmology, creatures and myths of ancient China.

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Nüwa, Chinese Creator of Mankind

In Chinese mythology, Nüwa (女媧), also known as Empress Wa, is the creator of all mankind and both sister and wife of the hero Fuxi (伏羲). She is most well-known for her role in the creation myth and for repairing the Pillars of Heaven.

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