Chinese Mythology

The Folk Gods and Spirits of the Middle Kingdom


Chinese legendary mortal

Also known as Chiang-Yuan

Mother of Houji

For many years she was barren, childless, alone, and very unhappy. Then one day she walked in the Holy Footprints of the Jade Emperor and soon discovered she was pregnant. Oh joy!

When her son grew up, he became the Lord of Millet. But we’re not sure if he ever found out his father was a foot.

Jiang Yuan Facts and Figures

Name: Jiang Yuan
Pronunciation: Jee-yeng Yoo-arn
Alternative names: Chiang-Yuan

Gender: Female
Type: legendary mortal
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 2854

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

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