Chinese Mythology

Chinese Mythology

On this page are images from Chinese Mythology. There are depictions of eight legendary xian, or Immortals revered by the Taoists. According to Wikipedia, each immortal’s power can be given to a vessel that can bestow life or destroy evil. If you click on the individual image, there’s a brief description of the qualities of each of the Eight Immortals. The illustrations are from the book Mythology of All Races. It was written by John C. Ferguson and published in 1916. If you enjoy these drawings of characters from Chinese Mythology, be sure to check out the gallery with images from Chinese Myths and Chinese Symbolism for more interesting drawings. Have fun!

 


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