Chinese Mythology

The Folk Gods and Spirits of the Middle Kingdom


Chinese Sky God

Also known as Di-Yi, Tai-Yi

The supreme Sky God of ancient China

His name means “Big One” or, to put it more poetically, “The Great Unity”, and he ruled over all for a very long time until the Jade Emperor came on the scene. He may even have changed his name to Yuanshi Tianzun.

Among his attendants and messengers are Gou Mang, Ju Shou and Tai Sui.

Taiyi Facts and Figures

Name: Taiyi
Pronunciation: Tuy Yee
Alternative names: Di-Yi, Tai-Yi

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

In charge of: the Sky
Area of expertise: Sky, Skies

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
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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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