Chinese Mythology

The Folk Gods and Spirits of the Middle Kingdom

SAN HUANG

Chinese Ruler God

Also known as Sanhuang, Three Sovereigns

The legendary Three Sovereigns

They ruled the dawn of China about five thousand years ago.

First was Fuxi, then Shennong, and finally Sui Ren. They are renowned for teaching mankind essential survival tips and how to make a living. After that the humans took over with the Five Kings (Wu Di).

If you look closely, you may notice that the San Huang are actually snake-like reptiles with human heads. Please don’t stare. Dragons are very beneficial in China.

San Huang Facts and Figures

Name: San Huang
Pronunciation: Sarn Hoo-arng
Alternative names: Sanhuang, Three Sovereigns

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

In charge of: Ruling
Area of expertise: Ruling

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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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