Three Door Gods

Chinese - Guardians of entrances. These beings were given the status of gods for devotion to the emperor, T'ai Sung, when they guarded his door against the demons of his dreams. Their names are given as Hu Chingt'e, Ch'in Shu-p'o and Wei Cheng. They are said to live near a peach tree, three million miles in circumference, in which there is a door through which the ghosts of the dead can return. The Door Gods are in charge of that door and throw evil ghosts to be eaten by tigers. In some accounts, identified as Three Door Gods.

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