XI-HEAlso known as HSI-HE, HSI-HO
Goddess of Light and Mother of the Ten Suns.
Being a doting mother, XI-HE would wash them, brush their teeth with Sunny Smiles Toothpaste and put them to bed in the branches of a giant Mulberry Tree.
After a while the Ten Suns became bored with this routine and ran off together, causing a terrible heatwave. Her husband DI-JUN was ordered by the Emperor to keep the naughty Suns under control, with disastrous consequences for them, but not for us.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : China
Gender : Female
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Shee Huh
Alternative names : HSI-HE, HSI-HO
Popularity index : 351
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