Tuesday, September 6, 2016

pigsy the pig demon

In traditional Chinese Taoism, there is a divine goddess names Doumu Yuanjun (斗姆元君) who was acclaimed as the mother of all the constellations.. She has four faces while one of them is akin to a pig's face

In a modern day version, Zhu Bajie is a complex and developed character in a novel. He is called Pogsy, andlooks like a terrible monster, part human and part pig, who often gets himself and his companions into trouble through his laziness, gluttony, and propensity for lusting after pretty women.

Jpr: this concept is a familiar theme from many cultures where a demon is a pig.

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