Cheng-Huang – Chinese god

By |2018-04-18T17:29:27-07:00June 7th, 2017|China, Religion|0 Comments

Cheng-huang temple in the Forbidden City, Beijing (Ming Dynasty, ca. 1500s AD) Each city or village in China had its own Cheng-huang god to protect it, and a small temple to that god. Many of these local gods were based on real men from that town who had been well known while they were [...]