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Yen Wang (East Asia)

Arthur Cotterell

in A Dictionary of World Mythology

Published in print January 1997 | ISBN: 9780192177476
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191726934
Yen Wang (East Asia)

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Yen Wang of China, Emma-o of Japan—originally Yama, the Hindu god of death—was imported as part of Buddhist mythology. His

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Subjects: Customs and Traditions

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