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Demons, Monsters and Ghosts of the Chinese Folklore

The five- thousand-year Chinese culture, over the centuries has produced hundreds of legends about monsters, ghosts, demons and spirits. Many of these demons and ghosts influenced Japan, Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore folklore. Let’s see below some of the main demons of Chinese mythology.

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The Eighteen layers of Chinese Hell

Diyu, 地獄, the Traditional Chinese Hell, based on Buddhism concept of Naraka, is an underground maze with various levels and chambers, where souls are taken after death to atone for the sins they committed when they were alive.

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