Comments on: Chinese Myth Legend 3 — Hou Yi Shot the Sun http://www.mysteriouschina.com/chinese-myth-legend-3-hou-yi-shot-the-sun/ Welcome to Mysterious China Blog. The blog's main purpose is to let the world know the ancient, civilized and mysterious China. Mysterious China blog introduces all about China, including Chinese history, Chinese culture, Chinese scenery, China travel tour, Chinese food, China today, Chinese kung fu, Chinese legend and Beijing Olympics. Sat, 27 Jun 2015 17:03:00 +0000 hourly 1 By: Atilla http://www.mysteriouschina.com/chinese-myth-legend-3-hou-yi-shot-the-sun/comment-page-1/#comment-9969 Sat, 27 Dec 2014 21:31:59 +0000 http://www.mysteriouschina.com/?p=1002#comment-9969 A University course “Ancient Chinese Art History” in 1978 had pictures of Yi ‘the Happy Archer’, sitting under the Tree of Life with a ‘weapon’ shaped like a ‘tube’ in the process of shooting down the 9 Suns and the 11 excess Moons, because we only needed one of each. Any idea where I can find a photo of that painting?

There was also photos of Yu – the Happy Forger, piercer of mountains, with his Magic Cauldron. The cauldron could move under its own power, could boil rivers, and turn armies to smoke. I am also looking for a copy/photo of this painting.

Thanks in advance

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By: R Saunders http://www.mysteriouschina.com/chinese-myth-legend-3-hou-yi-shot-the-sun/comment-page-1/#comment-4674 Fri, 26 Oct 2012 12:12:51 +0000 http://www.mysteriouschina.com/?p=1002#comment-4674 does the drought caused by the ten suns have a historical referrence? Does the terrible drought have parallels in onther myths? thanks

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By: Francisco Klope http://www.mysteriouschina.com/chinese-myth-legend-3-hou-yi-shot-the-sun/comment-page-1/#comment-4548 Thu, 27 Sep 2012 19:28:10 +0000 http://www.mysteriouschina.com/?p=1002#comment-4548 this is very interesting 😆 😀

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By: herma radjimin http://www.mysteriouschina.com/chinese-myth-legend-3-hou-yi-shot-the-sun/comment-page-1/#comment-4219 Fri, 16 Mar 2012 12:15:47 +0000 http://www.mysteriouschina.com/?p=1002#comment-4219 :Di like the story very much…..very good…….

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By: Mikayla McNaughton http://www.mysteriouschina.com/chinese-myth-legend-3-hou-yi-shot-the-sun/comment-page-1/#comment-3997 Thu, 12 Jan 2012 14:57:35 +0000 http://www.mysteriouschina.com/?p=1002#comment-3997 I love the artwork that was done for this story. Hou Yi looks really hot in that picture, as well as very brave.

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By: Celebrate the Moon Festival With Us! | Universal City & Los Angeles http://www.mysteriouschina.com/chinese-myth-legend-3-hou-yi-shot-the-sun/comment-page-1/#comment-3640 Tue, 06 Sep 2011 18:18:54 +0000 http://www.mysteriouschina.com/?p=1002#comment-3640 […] festival is full of legendary stories. Legend says Yi (or Houyi) was very good at archery. There were once ten suns in the sky, which made plants wither, and fierce […]

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By: Peackdai Sun http://www.mysteriouschina.com/chinese-myth-legend-3-hou-yi-shot-the-sun/comment-page-1/#comment-3426 Fri, 08 Apr 2011 16:15:49 +0000 http://www.mysteriouschina.com/?p=1002#comment-3426 who the first sun??????

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By: me http://www.mysteriouschina.com/chinese-myth-legend-3-hou-yi-shot-the-sun/comment-page-1/#comment-3399 Thu, 17 Mar 2011 16:42:17 +0000 http://www.mysteriouschina.com/?p=1002#comment-3399 this is such a nice legend
but have many version related
what the connection with chang e ( moon goodes)
thanks for information

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By: Ms. Sneltadelta http://www.mysteriouschina.com/chinese-myth-legend-3-hou-yi-shot-the-sun/comment-page-1/#comment-1444 Fri, 29 May 2009 20:44:54 +0000 http://www.mysteriouschina.com/?p=1002#comment-1444 um are there any other reccomended sites for myths about tha sun??

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By: Mysterious China Blogger http://www.mysteriouschina.com/chinese-myth-legend-3-hou-yi-shot-the-sun/comment-page-1/#comment-1184 Sat, 14 Feb 2009 00:55:27 +0000 http://www.mysteriouschina.com/?p=1002#comment-1184 Thanks, If you need more information about China, please leave a message or contact me!

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