Chinese Mythology

The Folk Gods and Spirits of the Middle Kingdom


Chinese Hero God

Also known as Li-Ching

Gatekeeper of Heaven

An Immortal of the Han Dynasty.

His wife gave birth to tricky young god Nezha, which caused much confusion at the time. But after some unruly episodes between father and son, Li Jing and Nezha fought demons together in many mighty battles.

For his habit of killing nasties by throwing pagodas at them, Li Jing became known as the Heavenly Pagoda-Carrying King, and was eventually rewarded with a place in Heaven by the Jade Emperor.

Li Jing Facts and Figures

Name: Li Jing
Pronunciation: Lee Ccheeng
Alternative names: Li-Ching

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

In charge of: Heroics
Area of expertise: Hero

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 5502

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

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