Vietnamese Lore, Gods, Demigods, Heroes, Symbols, and Other Famous Mythological Characters

Au Co

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Cao Dai

The supreme deity. Called Cao Dai.

Chu-ngu

The spirit of the original owner of land in Annam. These spirits must be propitiated by subsequent owners of the land. Also called Chu-ngu.

Chu-nha

A guardian spirit of the house in Annam. This spirit is said to reside in a lime jug. Also identified as Chu-nha.

co-hon

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Con Ion

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Con ma dan

Spirits of those who died of smallpox. It is said that these spirits cause the disease. In some lore, occasionally called Con ma dan.

Con tinh

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Con tram nu'o'c

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Kinh Duong Vuong

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Lac Long Quan

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Muc-thainy

A fisherman who, it is said, captured in his net a tiger which was attacking a king. Also commonly called Muc-thainy.
Vietnamese Mythology