Chinese Mythology

The Folk Gods and Spirits of the Middle Kingdom

DUSHI WANG

Chinese Underworld God

Also known as King Dushi, Huang Dushi, Tu-Shih-Wang, T-Ti-Wang

Ruler of the Chinese Hell's Kitchen

Ruler of the Eighth Court of Diyu, the Chinese Hell.

This is the place for torture by suffocation. Atheists, and those who have betrayed their religion or cheated on the Gods, are flung into the Burning Wok of Oblivion. Dushi Wang turns up the heat and you are asphyxiated by the steaming fumes.

He also runs the Tower of Homesickness, where you get to see how the folks back home are managing without you. This is your last glimpse of the life you once knew, as you are then taken straight to Court Nine, where Pingdeng Wang decides your fate...

Dushi Wang Facts and Figures

Name: Dushi Wang
Pronunciation: Doo Sshur Warng
Alternative names: King Dushi, Huang Dushi, Tu-Shih-Wang, T-Ti-Wang

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

In charge of: the Underworld
Area of expertise: Underworld

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 947

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Article last revised on May 16, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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