Ruler of the Third Court of Diyu, the Chinese Hell.
Here you’ll find the punishment of the Black Rope, where escaped prisoners, drug addicts, blasphemers and murderers are hung upside-down. That might not sound too bad, until you discover that crushed knees, skinning and eyeball torture are part of the bargain.
Songdi Wang also punishes tomb raiders, who are slowly fried over a copper griddle. Lara Croft had better watch out.
Songdi Wang Facts and Figures
Name: Songdi Wang
Pronunciation: Sorng Dee Warng
Alternative names: King Songdi, Songdi Wang, Sung-Ti-Wang, Yu Songdi
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: the Underworld
Area of expertise: Underworld
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
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Article last revised on September 25, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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