Chinese Mythology

The Folk Gods and Spirits of the Middle Kingdom


Chinese Messenger Spirit

Also known as Ru-Shou

Picture of the Chinese Messenger Spirit Ju Shou from our Chinese mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Dragon Spirit of the West

Like Gou Mang, he’s a messenger of the ancient Sky God Taiyi. He lives in and controls the West of the world, oversees Fall, brings bad luck and is rather unpopular.

GodNote: Sorry this Ju Shou article is a bit short. We have sent our Data Dwarves off to find more nuggets of information. Updates coming soon.

Ju Shou Facts and Figures

Name: Ju Shou
Pronunciation: Joo Sshoh
Alternative names: Ru-Shou

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

In charge of: Messages
Area of expertise: Messenger

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 5613

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Article last revised on April 21, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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