It was envisaged as a great dome, with a hole in the middle for weather to fall through. Which it did in great abundance during the Great Flood, thanks to GONG-GONG.
Now the Chinese word for dome is Pi (see PI-DISC) — so it’s Pi in the sky. How’s that for taking the myth?
Article last updated on 15 April 2004
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "TIAN: legendary place from Chinese mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 15 Apr. 2004. Web. 23 August 2014.