Myths and Legends of China

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Chao Chên. Minister to Miao Chuang, 283; becomes Emperor, 285

Chao K’uei. Marries Miao Ch’ing, 258; conspires against Miao Chuang, 277 sq.

Chao Kung-ming. See Ts’ai Shên

Chao Shêng. Plucks the peaches, 141

Ch’ao Tu. A watchman; Li T’ieh-kuai and, 291

Chao Yen. His connexion with Shou Hsing, 172

Chaos. Evolution of, and i tu, 91

Characteristics. Emotional, intellectual, and physical, of the Chinese, 22

Charms. Use of, prevalent, 54

Ch’ê. And the fox, 379 sq.

Ch’ên. The Officials; the first class of the people, 28

Ch’ên. A Buddhist nun; collects subscriptions for casting an image of Buddha; and the maniac’s mite, 402

Chên, Mr. A fox; and Chia Tzŭ-lung, 381 sq.

Ch’ên Kuang-jui. A graduate of Hai Chou, 336; appointed Governor of Chiang Chou, 336; and the released carp, 340; murder of, by Liu Hung, 337; his infant son exposed on the Blue River, 337; his murderer executed, 339; saved by Lung Wang, 340; is reunited with his family, 340. See also Hsüan Chuang

Ch’ên Ch’i, or Ha. The Blower, 145; his battle with the Snorter, 146; speared by Huang Fei-hu, 146; canonized, 146; appointed guardian of Buddhist temple gates, 146; overthrows Têng Chiu-kung, 148

Chên-jên. The Perfect Man, or Hero, 136

Chên-shui T’a. See Yü Ch’üan Shan T’a Page 430

Chêng Chêng-ch’ang. Choir-mistress in Nunnery of the White Bird, 264

Chêng Lung, or Hêng. The Snorter, 145; instructed by Tu Ô, 145; his battle with the Blower, 146; killed by Chin Ta-shêng, 146; canonized, 146; appointed guardian of the Buddhist temple gates, 146

Ch’êng Tsung. Emperor; and the San Yüan, 127; and Yü Huang, 131; and the casket of pearls, 132

Ch’êng-huang, God of the City, 402 sq.

Ch’i. Pneuma, 90; Primary Matter, 86; Chu Tzŭ and, 87; tao and, 88

Chi Chou. The early seat of Chinese sovereignty, 82

Chia Tzŭ-lung. And Mr Chên, a fox, 381 sq.

Chiang Chou. Ch’ên Kuang-jui appointed Governor of, 336

Chiang Shang. See Chiang Tzŭ-ya

Chiang Tzŭ-ya. His name Chiang Shang, but known as Lü Shang, famous generalissimo, 152 sq.; canonizes Hêng and Ha, 146; and Têng Chiu-kung, 148; and Chü Liu-sun, 147; and Yin Ch’êng-hsiu, 148; and battle of Mu Yeh, 153; transfers services to Chou, 152; and Wu Wang, 154; and No-cha, 154; goes to K’un-lun, 154; receives List of Promotions to Immortals from Yüan-shih, 154; disobeys Yüan-shih’s commands, 155; tempted by Shên Kung-pao, 155; compact with Shên Kung-pao, 155; assisted by Ancient Immortal of the South Pole against Shên Kung-pao, 157; intercedes for Shên Kung-pao, 157; builds the Fêng Shên T’ai, 157; in battle with Wên Chung, 158 sq.; wounds Wên Chung, 160; his encounter with Ch’ien-li Yen and Shun-fêng Êrh, 162 sq.; causes death of Chao Kung-ming, 171; confers appanage of the twenty-eight constellations on T’ung-t’ien Chiao-chu and his followers, 192; and T’ai Sui, 196; and Lei Tsu, 199; and Lü Yüeh, 241

Chieh-yin Tao-jên. Fights with T’ung-t’ien Chiao-chu, 321

Ch’ien-li Yen, or Kao Ming. Thousand-li Eye, 161 sq.; general of tyrant Chou, 162; encounters with No-cha, Yang Chien, Chiang Tzŭ-ya, Li Ching, and Lei Chên-tzŭ, 162 sq.; defeated, 164; searches for heir to Miao Chuang, 255

Ch’ien-t’ang. Chief God of Rivers, 219

Chih. See Substance

Ch’ih Ching-tzŭ. Seeks Yüan-shih T’ien-wang, 129; defeats Wên Chung, 161; an alleged discoverer of fire, 199; fights Wên Chung, 199; personification of fire, 237

Ch’ih Sung-tzŭ. See Yü Shih

Ch’ih Ti. See Chu Jung

Ch’ih-chiang Tzŭ-yü. Visits Ô-mei Shan, 179; on the steep summit, 180; instructed in the doctrine of immortality, 186; a skilful archer, 180 sq.; named Shên I; his adventures as Shên I—see Shên I

Children. Position of, in China, 26

Ch’in. The feudal state which subjugated the other states and established the monarchy, 27

Chin Chia. ‘Mr Golden Cuirass’; protector of scholars, 113

Chin Hung. God of T’ai Shan; and Yüan-shih T’ien-wang, 129

Chin Mu. Shên I builds a palace for, 184; gives Shên I pill of immortality, 184

Ch’in Shih Huang-ti. The First Emperor; and the dragon, 212 sq.

Ch’in Shu-pao. A Door-god, 174. See Mên Shên

Chin Ta-shêng. ‘Golden Big Pint,’ an ox-spirit; kills the Snorter, 146; and niu huang, or bezoar, 146

Chin-cha. See Li Chin-cha

Chin-kang. The Four Diamond Kings of Heaven; governors of the four continents surrounding 120 sq.; reflected in Taoist Kings of Heaven, 142

China. Extent in early times, 18; physical features of, 19; Manchu conquest of, 28; vegetable products of, 20; animals of, 20; Mongol rule over, 21; intercourse with other countries, 21; origin of name, 27; conquered by the Tartars, 28; government of, 28 sq.; Republican, 36; laws of, 30 sq.; local government of, 32; military and naval system of, 32 sq.; ecclesiastical institutions, 34 sq.; professional institutions, 36; accessory institutions, 37; industrial institutions, 47 sq.; agriculture in, 49 sq.; gods of, 93 sq.; Buddhism brought to, 118; prevalence of smallpox in, 247

Chinese. Theories of origin of, 13 sq.; problem of sources of civilization of, 17; district occupied by early, 18; cause of difference between, of North and South, 17; physical, emotional, and intellectual characteristics, 22; domestic institutions, 48; expansion of Empire, 28; mutilations practised by, 39; funeral rites of, 39 sq.; laws of intercourse, 42; habits and customs, 43; sports and games, 45; arts, 49; sentiments and moral ideas, 52; religious ideas, 53; superstitions, 54; knowledge, 54 sq.; language, 57; achievements, 57 sq.; intellect and mythology, 61; rigidity of their mythology, 64; character of mythology of, 67; sources of mythology of, 69 sq.; religion, 97; myths of—see Mythology

Ching Tê. In legend of Yü Huang, 133

Chisel-tooth. A strange man of the South; a criminal, 184; killed by Shên I, 184

Ch’iung Hsiao. A goddess; assists the house of Chou with magic weapons, 158

Chou. Colonies of early Chinese established among the aborigines, 27

Chou Dynasty. No-cha and, 146; helped by Chiang Tzŭ-ya, 152 sq.

Chou Hsin. The Ch’êng-huang of Hangchou, 166

Chou Tun-i. See Chou Tzŭ

Chou Tzŭ, or Chou Tun-i. Philosopher; author of T’ai chi t’u shu, 87

Chou Wang. Tyrant king of Yin; his battles with Wu Wang, 134

Chou-pien. In legend of Ch’un-yü Fên, 419

Ch’u Chieh. General of Miao Chuang, 253

Chu Fu Tzŭ. See Chu Tzŭ

Chu Hsi. See Chu Tzŭ

Chu I. ‘Mr Redcoat’; purveyor of official posts, 110 sq.

Chu Jung. The Red (Fire) Emperor, Ch’ih Ti; a minister of Huang Ti, 81; victorious over Kung Kung, 81; legend of, 237 sq.; becomes emperor,