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Description Chinese traditional religious cosmology of the Wǔfāng Shàngdì (五方上帝 "Five Forms of the Highest Deity") with the Yellow Deity (the Four-Faced God) at the centre of the universe, emanating the other four cosmological deities of directions and seasons.
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Source Own reproduction of the scheme found at p. 121 of The Chinese Sky During the Han: Constellating Stars and Society (1997) by Xiaochun Sun and Jacob Kistemaker.
Author Aethelwolf Emsworth.

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current14:42, 28 April 2019Thumbnail for version as of 14:42, 28 April 20192,077 × 2,068 (290 KB)Aethelwolf EmsworthFixed error: Bei -> Bai.
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