April7 - (shidian yanwang) 1. First Hell: King: Qinguang...

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Chin myth 07/04/2008 04:01:00 “Modern” popular beliefs: contd. The Emperor of the Eastern Peak is in charge of all human affairs He has a huge administration Offices of births, deaths, good and bad fortune, high or low social position,  merit, filial piety, retribution, etc. The Temple of the Eastern Peak (in Beijing) early in the 20th century  "contained" more than 80 such administrative offices The Popular Daoist Netherworld Develops after Buddhism Includes indigenous beliefs o Mount Tai o Bureaucratic structure modeled on imperial administration The Ten Hells ( diyu) There is a king  (wang)  in every hell All kings are subordinate to the Emperor of the Eastern   Peak, who represents the Jade Emperor The Jade Emperor is the Daoist “supreme deity” The Kings of the hells are often called the Ten Yama Kings 
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Unformatted text preview: (shidian yanwang) 1. First Hell: King: Qinguang wang Qinguang wang is in charge of determining all of the sins and good deeds of all persons If good balance or outweighs the bad, the person is sent to be reborn as a human If they do not, the person is sent to each of the hells appropriate for that persons sins The first hell contains the Mirror of the Wicked in which can be seen all of the beings that the person had harmed The first hell is an entrance hell and it contains no punishment subhells The kind of the first hell is senior to all the other kings In picture: king stands behind the desk and he is bigger than every1 else cuz hes more important. 2. o sdf 07/04/2008 04:01:00 07/04/2008 04:01:00...
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