The Land of the Wu 巫

Shamans, Buddhists, and Other Womyn Mystics

Chen Jinggu

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Chen Jinggu was a shaman who lived in the 8th Century in the Min district of Fujian Province, China. She has become the focus of a spirit medium cult which is also practiced in Taiwan. A tradition of female shaman healers evolved on Mt. Lu 庐山 Mount Lu is a magic mountain. “Access to it was by means of a magic boat at the end of a shamanic journey.”(16)

Queen Mother (Wangmu)

yao/gui – demon sexual vampires

Sacred Mountains-Dragon-Tiger Mountain

Rites of the Northern Dipper           The 28 Moon Lodges or 28 Lunar Mansions (as they are often called in English) are divided into four clusters, with each cluster made up of seven constellations        Shigeki Moro, Association for Computerization of Buddhist Texts

Brigitte Baptandier, The Lady of Linshui: A Chinese Female Cult, trans. Kristin Ingrid Fryklund (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2008


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