Chinese Mythology

The Folk Gods and Spirits of the Middle Kingdom

LEIZHENZI

Chinese legendary mortal

Also known as LEI-ZHEN-ZI, LEI-JEN-ZU, LEI-CHEN-TZU, LEI-ZHENZI

Heroic son of Lei Gong the Thunder Dragon

He was born in human form, but could transform into a dragon after eating apricots.

Leizhenzi was adopted by a human father named Weng Wang (who, according to some sources, may even have been Wen Chang).

He had many exciting adventures. Mostly involving the rescue of his adoptive father from peril.

Leizhenzi Facts and Figures

Name: Leizhenzi
Pronunciation: Lay Jhun Dzur
Alternative names: LEI-ZHEN-ZI, LEI-JEN-ZU, LEI-CHEN-TZU, LEI-ZHENZI

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

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 197

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Article last revised on May 16, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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