the Weaver Girl

The Cowherd and the Weaver Girl is a Chinese folk tale. The general tale is a love story between Zhinü (織女; the weaver girl, symbolizing the star Vega) and Niulang...


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

Chang’e – Chinese moon goddess

There are several legends about the moon fairy lady Chang’E. The most popular on goes like that, in the distant past, there used to...

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