Lei Shen

Lei Shen

Lord of Thunder

ALSO KNOWN AS:

Lei Gong

ORIGIN:

China

Lei Shen creates thunder but he has more than weather on his mind. Lei Shen passionately despises wasting food. He aims his thunder boltsat food-wasters. He is an impatient, bad-tempered spirit who does not negotiate.

Manifestations:

Lei Shen has a blue face, a bird’s beak, bats’ wings, and clawed feet.

ATTRIBUTES:

Hammer and drum

SOURCE:

Encyclopedia of Spirits: The Ultimate Guide to the Magic of Fairies, Genies, Demons, Ghosts, Gods & Goddesses– Written by :Judika Illes Copyright © 2009 by Judika Illes.

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