Chinese Mythology

The Folk Gods and Spirits of the Middle Kingdom


Chinese Silkworm God

Also known as Cáncóng, Cánshén, Cánwáng, Qingyishen, Ts'an-Ts'ung

A smooth and silky God

He’s a God of Silkworms who taught mortals how to farm and produce the little critters.

That’s all we know so far. But if you are desperate for more silk deities, we can offer you Can Nü and Leizu.

Cancong Facts and Figures

Name: Cancong
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Cáncóng, Cánshén, Cánwáng, Qingyishen, Ts'an-Ts'ung

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

In charge of: Silk and Silkworms
Area of expertise: Silkworms

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 3930

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Article last revised on April 20, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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