Monday, September 22, 2008

Songzi Niangniang

Songzi Niangniang , also referred to in Taiwan as Zhusheng Niangniang , is a Taoist fertility goddess. She is often depicted as Guan Yin herself in drawings, or alternatively as an attendant of Guan Yin; Guan Yin herself is also often referred to as "Guan Yin Who Brings Children". She is depicted as an empress figure, much like Xi Wangmu and .

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