Chun T'i

Chinese - A goddess of light. Wife of Tou Fu. Mother of 9 sons known as Human. Kings (Jen Wang). She was said to have been a mortal abbess, who had a growth like a pig's ear on her neck. As a goddess she is envisaged with three faces, one the face of a pig, and eight arms, and is said to live in a palace on the Pole Star. As Tou Mu, her nine sons (Jen Wang) were the first mortal rulers. Occasionally identified as Chun T'i, T'ien Hou, T'ien Hou, Mother of the Ladle, Mother of the Ladle, Tou Mu, Buddhist Kuan Yin, Buddhist Kuan Yin, Hindu Maritchi or Hindu Maritchi.

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