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Chinese And Far Eastern Mythologies

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The monkey is a clever, lively, and witty animal. Because of a lot of similarities to humans, the monkey is admired by people in many cultures. In traditional Chinese culture, monkey has been considered a mascot to pray for the luck of official career as it pronounces the same with the Chinese character for "marquis (hou)" in ancient times. In some west areas of China, monkey is also believed to be able to protect little babies from evil spirits.

Chinese monkey bronze miniatures used to bring luck, issued by Benin in 2016 to celebrate the Chinese year of Monkey:






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Ma Chou is the Chinese goddess of the sea who protects fishermen and sailors. According to a legend, Ma Chou rescued her father and brothers the fishermen from drowning in a stormy sea.

Goddess Ma Chou and Ma Chou temple in Macau, issued by Macau on April 23, 1998:


goddess Ma Chou statue (upper right stamp), Kinmen Ma Chou Park, Quemoy, China:
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A universal monarch is someone who has the power to overcome, conquer and rule all inhabitants of a four-continent world system. In the Buddhist teachings this is considered an example of the most powerful rebirth possible within samsara. Rebirth as a universal monarch can occur only when the lifespan of the human beings of the four continent world system ranges from eighty thousand to a countless number of years. Universal monarchs are in possession of three sets of seven emblems. One of them is the seven emblems of royalty. Here they are on stamps issued by Bhutan on February 12, 1986:






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"White Mother Goddess"
Unable to find any reference to her.

Sc#594 1970 A142 40 mung.

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China 1987 Dunhuang Murals


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China#65292; around 1952?

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