Chinese God

Pangu

Pangu (盤古) is an ancient Chinese deity considered to be the first living being and creator of the world. Emerging from an egg containing the entire cosmos, his birth released the universe.

By Mae HamiltonLast updated on Aug. 31st, 2021
Pangu, Chinese Creator of the World (3:2)
  • What happened to Pangu after the cosmic egg containing him broke?

    Pangu separated yin and yang (earth and sky) with his axe, then held them apart as the earth and sky expanded for thousands of years.

  • Who helped Pangu create the world?

    In some stories, Pangu was assisted in separating the sky from the earth by four creatures: the turtle, the qilin, the phoenix, and the dragon.

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