Pan Gu


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Pan Gu

(ˈpænˈɡuː) or

P'an Ku

n
(Biography) 32–92 ad, Chinese historian and court official, noted for his history of the Han dynasty: died in prison
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From the stories of Pan Gu and Nu Wo, creators of the world, to Bai Su-Tzin, a snake who took on human form and found true love, this mesmerizing book includes myths of creation, mortality, and love.
The first two movements are inspired by Chinese cosmogonic myths and are entitled "Pan Gu Creates Heaven and Earth" and "Nu Wa Creates Human Beings," respectively.
Dubbed panguite, the new titanium oxide is named after Pan Gu, the giant from ancient Chinese mythology who established the world by separating yin from yang to create the earth and the sky.
The hair-as-flora metaphor derives from the ancient tale of Pan Gu [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], a furred giant who created the world by transforming his body into the elements of nature.
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As is common in collections of myths it begins with a story of creation of heaven and earth, this time by the giant Pan Gu. His story represents both nature and mankind, symbolising our love for the world and our ability to create.
To make her point in a later chapter, "Chrysantheme," Wei-Wei details the story of the progenitor of the universe, the giant Pan Gu. To underscore the powers of nature, she inserts a story about the famous eighth-century poet Li Po, a romanticist known for his sensual imagery and his alchemical approach to Taoism.