Heng O

Chinese - A moon-goddess. Sister of Ho Po. Wife of I. Her husband built a jade palace for Hsi Wang Mu and was given the drink that conferred immortality. Heng-O stole it and fled to the moon, becoming a three-legged celestial toad. She was reunited with I when he became a sun-god. In some references, referred to as Heng O, Ch'ang O, Ch'ang O, Ever Sublime, Ever Sublime, Moon Lady, Moon Lady, ch'an-ch'u, ch'an-ch'u, Chang O, Chang O, Heng Hsi, Heng Hsi, Chang Hsi or Ever Breath.

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