Chinese Mythology

The Folk Gods and Spirits of the Middle Kingdom

HUANG KUN

Chinese Incense God

Also known as Huang K'un

The perfumed deity

He is patron of the incense-makers, a very important profession considering how much Chinese deities love having incense wafted all over them. They just can’t get enough of the stuff.

Huang Kun was the first God to think of burning perfumed oil and wood. This habit incenses those that can’t stand the smell of joss sticks.

Huang Kun Facts and Figures

Name: Huang Kun
Pronunciation: Hoo-arng Goon
Alternative names: Huang K'un

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

In charge of: Incense and Holy Smells
Area of expertise: Incense, Perfume, Smells

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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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