Myths and Legends of China
Page: 206204. 2. Tailed Miao Tzŭ tribe; legend of, 422 n.
Yao Ch’ih. Lake of Gems, 137
Yao Wang. God or King of Medicine, 247
Year. Spirit of the, T’ai Sui, 194 sq. See also San Yüan, T’ai Sui, and Time
Yeh Ch’ien-chao. And Lei Kung, 201
Yeh Fa-shan. Magician; and Chang Kuo, 295
Yellow Flying Tiger. Huang Fei-hu; spears the Blower, 146
Yellow Turbans. Tribe; Liu Pei, Kuan Yü, and Chang Fei make war on, 116
Yen, District of, 229
Yen Ch’êng. Legend of the City-god of, 402 sq.
Yen Ti. See Shên Nung
Yen Wang. The King of the Hells; and Miao Shan, 268; and Sun Hou-tzŭ, 329
Yen-chung Hsien. See Lo Hsüan
Yin. The female principle in nature, 216; its hold on the Chinese mind, 92; Hsi Wang Mu and, 137; ancestor of the spirituality of the, 185; united in marriage with yang, 186; conjunction of yang and, 188; yin-yang mirror, 199; and lightning, 204; yin-yang baskets, 232
Yin Ch’êng-hsiu. Spirit of the White Tiger Star, 148; canonized by Chiang Tzŭ-ya, 148
Yin Chiao. See T’ai Sui
Yin K’ai-shan, Father of Wên Chiao, 339
Yin P’o-pai. Courtier of Chou Wang; father of Yin Ch’êng-hsiu, 148
Yin Shih. Wife of Li Ching, 305 sq.
Ymer. The Scandinavian giant out of whose body the world was made; compared with P’an Ku, 79
Yü, or Ta Yü. The Great Yü, one of the early kings; with Yao and Shun as the Three Origins, 127
Yu Chou. See Peking
Yü Ch’üan Shan T’a, or Chên-shui T’a. Pagoda near Peking; origin of, 235 and n.
Yü Huang. Also called Yü-huang Shang-ti; the Pearly Emperor, 124; popular head of Taoist hierarchy, 124; the Jade Emperor, the Pure August One, 130; history of, 130 sq.; the Chinese Jupiter, 130; legend of, 133; identified with Indra, 133; subject of a nature myth, 133; and Shui-mu Niang-niang, 221; allows reincarnation of sons of Shih Ch’in-ch’ang, 256; sends spiritual aid to Miao Shan, 263; prevents execution of Miao Shan, 266; orders punishment 274; canonizes Miao Shan and her family, 286; and Sun Hou-tzŭ, 327 sq.
Yu I. A spirit, 279
Yü Lü. A Door-god, 173. See Mên Shên
Yü Lung San T’ai-tzŭ. Son of Dragon-king of the Western Sea; and the White Horse, 341
Yü Nü. The Jade Maiden; servant to Mu Kung, 136; and the Spirit of Lightning, 203
Yü Shih, or Ch’ih Sung-tzŭ. The Master of Rain, 206; resides in the K’un-lun Mountains, 206; and the shang yang, 206
Yü-huang Shang-ti. See Yü Huang
Yü-ting Chên-jên. Makes plan for defeat of Ch’ien-li Yen and Shun-fêng Êrh, 163
Yüan Chuang. See Hsüan Chuang
Yüan Hung. Generalissimo; serves Chou Wang, 164
Yüan-shih T’ien-tsun, Lo Ching Hsin, or T’ien Pao. Son of P’an Ku and T’ai-yüan Shêng-mu; first member of Taoist triad, 124; First Cause, Highest in Heaven, 127 sq.; God of Lightning, 128; avatar of P’an Ku, 128 sq.; first named Yüan-shih T’ien-wang, 128; legend of birth of, 128 sq.; fights T’ung-t’ien Chiao-chu,