Lu Pan

Chinese - A god of workmen. He was originally the mortal, Kungshu Tzu, born 506 BC, a carpenter who became a recluse and was later deified. He was said to be able to work miracles, one of which involved making a statue which caused a drought when his father was wrongfully condemned to death. When he cut the hand off the statue, the rains returned. He is credited with many inventions including the adze and a wooden bird that actually flew. He is usually depicted carrying an axe. Identified as Lu Pan, Ch'u-ch'i or Ch'u-ch'i.
Chinese - A name adopted by the 4th C. Hermit. Ch'u-ch'i. Known as Lu Pan, Ch'u-ch'i or Ch'u-ch'i.

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