A legendary agricultural figure, he had a somewhat strange birth — his mother Jiang Yuan stepped in the footprint of the Jade Emperor and became magically pregnant. We can only assume he’d taken his socks off.
Perhaps due to his earthy conception, Houji knows everything about soil, plants and growing things — and is a real whiz with millet.
Soon everyone was growing up with growing, and so the Zhou people came into being.
Houji Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Hoh Jee
Alternative names: Hou Ji, Hou-Chi
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Agriculture and Farming
Area of expertise: Agriculture, Farming
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 1984
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Article last revised on September 25, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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