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.