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Baiyun Guan 白云观

Baiyun Guan 白云观
White Cloud Temple
Temple of God Relieving Sufferers 救苦殿

The God Taiyi 太乙 (Tàiyǐ) relieves pain and suffering. He is the highest god in the nine-layer nether world, and rides a lion with nine heads. In his left hand he holds a bottle of sweet dew and in his right hand a double-edged sword.

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Last update: October 2009
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