Chinese Mythology

The Folk Gods and Spirits of the Middle Kingdom

NIU LANG

Chinese Love God

Minor (but still very sweet) God of Love

He is the star Altair in the constellation Aquila. Once upon a time he was a humble cowherd, but when you peep upon bathing Goddesses and steal their clothes, life can never be the same again.

See Zhinü for the whole story.

Niu Lang Facts and Figures

Name: Niu Lang
Pronunciation: Nee-yoo Larng
Alternative names:

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

In charge of: Love
Area of expertise: Love

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 991

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Article last revised on April 21, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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