CHINESE MYTHOLOGY

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CAN-NU

Picture of CAN-NU from our Chinese mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders. Read the full story here.

Chinese Silkworm Goddess

Goddess of Silkworms

She was carried up to Heaven after walking past a magic horse skin, which rose up and whisked her off. She returned as a silkworm and lives in a Mulberry Tree.

Silky but not sulky we hope.

CAN-NU FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : CAN-NU
Location : China
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Silk and Silkworms
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Tsarn Noo
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 4329

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Article last updated on 31 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "CAN-NU: Goddess of Silkworms from Chinese mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 31 Jan. 2014. Web. 23 July 2014.

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