Chinese Myths or Fact
Much of early Chinese mythology was an influence on
the Eastern thought. The thought that the world was created by
a perennial being seems to be common in many cultures. The
Pangu and creation of the world is a Chinese Myth that
being born of an egg brought into the world the concepts of “Yin
putting him self between the sky and the earth. Growing at a
rate of ten feet per day for 18,000 years he was abel to seperate
the earth and sky by a distance of 30,000 miles. When his task
was complete he went to sleep and never woke up.
Pangu eventually became the "center or balance" in the
world. The common thread of all opposites was held together by
Pangu. He also slept in his "egg" for 18,000 years. He woke up
and cracked the egg. He immeditely formed opposites by
seperating the heavy parts and the light parts of the egg.
Heaven and Earth were created.
When Pangu became part of the world in passing of life.
Everything from his sweat (which became dew)and his hair
(which became the trail of stars in the sky) became part of the
world. All of the elements as we know of them were from this
Pangu being born of the Cosmic egg is a common story in
many cultures. All though there is speculation on the origins of
thought were influenced by such stories.
Many of the famed Martial arts were developed by the
were also a source of study for the developement ot these arts.
Hengo and The Twelve Chinese Moons were the belief that moon
was taken on a chariot and twelve of them would travel to the other side
of the world . This is where the SUN would begin its journey.
The calendar of the year was based on this concept. They also
believied that the moons were made of water and a white "Hare" or a toad
lived in the interior of the Moon.