Chinese Mythology

The Folk Gods and Spirits of the Middle Kingdom

AO SHUN

Chinese Sea God

Also known as Áo Shùn

Picture of the Chinese Sea God Ao Shun from our Chinese mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Dragon King of the Northern Ocean

One of the Long Wang Ocean Dragon Kings.

He’s in charge of the Northern Ocean, and used to own a pair of cloud-stepping shoes for no reason that we can make out. However, he gave them to Monkey, who made far better use of them.

Ao Shun Facts and Figures

Name: Ao Shun
Pronunciation: Aow Sshoon
Alternative names: Áo Shùn

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: the Ocean
Area of expertise: Sea, Seas, Ocean, Oceans

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Article last revised on September 25, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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