[4/7] KOREAN GODS AND GODDESSES | YEOMNA  Yeomna (염라) or Yeomra, in Korean mythology, is a supreme ruler and fifth of the ten kings of the underworld (Shi-wang), who judges the sins of the deceased and decide what to do with them. He is based on Yama, a wrathful underworld god of the Hindu Vedas.

Yeomna (염라) or Yeomra, in Korean mythology, is a supreme ruler and fifth of the ten kings of the underworld (Shi-wang), who judges the sins of the deceased and decide what to do with them. He is based on Yama, a wrathful underworld god of the Hindu Vedas.

Dalnim (달님) is the Korean goddess of the moon. She was originally a girl named Dalsun who climbed to heaven and became the moon. #myth

dalnim (달님) / korean goddess of the moon. originally a girl named dalsun who climbed to heaven and became the moon

Xiezhi or Haetae is a legendary creature in Chinese and Korean mythology.

Xiezhi or Haetae is a legendary creature in Chinese and Korean mythology.

In ancient Korean myths and folklores, a fox that lives a thousand years turns into a nine tailed fox that can transform into anything it wants. #구미호 #mythology

Jisoo Kim, In ancient Korean myths and folklores, a fox that lives a thousand years turns into a nine tailed fox that can transform into anything it wants. (at The Little Labs)

An Illustrated Guide to Korean Mythology by Won-Oh Choi ONLINE FREE

Korean mythology

An Illustrated Guide to Korean Mythology by Won-Oh Choi ONLINE FREE

Imoogi- Korean myth: a proto-dragon. It was sometimes described as a huge snake like creature before it can be a real dragon. It has to pass three tests to become a full dragon. First it has to come to the aid of others to get its legs, then it has to swim through water to get its fire breath, then it has to take a literal leap of faith to then sprout wings.

Imoogi- Korean myth: a proto-dragon. It was sometimes described as a huge snake like creature before it can be a real dragon. It has to pass…

Jowangshin (조왕신) is the Korean goddess of fire and the hearth. She is part of the Gashin, a branch of deities believed to protect the various objects and rooms of the house. #myth

Jowangshin (조왕신) is the Korean goddess of fire and she is part of the Gashin, a branch of deities believed to protect home. Some of the other world Fire (element) Goddesses are: Sehkmet, Brigid, Vesta, Kali.

Nüwa [女媧] is a goddess in ancient Chinese mythology best known for creating mankind and repairing the wall of heaven. #myth

Mythology ~ Nüwa [女媧] is a goddess in ancient Chinese mythology best known for creating mankind and repairing the wall of heaven.

Beautiful artwork by Auroreblackcat at Deviant Art

Beautiful artwork by Auroreblackcat at Deviant Art. Korean fox women are evil. To shapeshift into people, they need to kill you and eat your heart. Different from the fox women of Japan and China.

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