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The Origins and Evolution of Sha Wujing

Posted March 25th, 2018 at 05:48 AM by ghostexorcist
Updated March 28th, 2018 at 03:25 PM by ghostexorcist


Did you know Sha Wujing can be traced to an obscure Chinese desert spirit who was venerated as a minor Buddhist protector deity in Japan? This god is first mentioned in a 7th-century account of the historical Xuanzang, a.k.a. Tripitaka, titled Da Tang Daciensi Sanzang Fashi Zhuan (大唐大慈恩寺三藏法師傳,...
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