Hwanin (Korean for the "Divine Regent") is a figure in Korean mythology. In the traditional Dangun mythology he is portrayed as the Emperor of Heaven himself, father of Hwanung and grandfather of Dangun, the mythical founder of Old Joseon. Hwanin is also a name for Śakra in the Korean language, though they are not one and the same.
- Culture of Korea
- History of Korea
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- Śakra, the Buddhist counterpart of Hwanin
- Jade Emperor, the Chinese counterpart of Hwanin
- Yuanshi Tianzun, the Taoist counterpart of Hwanin
- Thagyamin, the Burmese Buddhist representation of Śakra, a counterpart of Hwanin
- Lee Chi-ran, p. 10
- Lee Chi-ran. Chief Director, Haedong Younghan Academy. The Emergence of National Religions in Korea.
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