SUMMARY | PHOTO GALLERY | NEXT | PREVIOUS | | LEXICON

RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

 

 

 

  Diyu

 

China

Diyu, the Underworld or Hell, i.e. the realm of the dead, in Chinese-Taoist mythology (fig.).

 

The souls of the dead are brought here to atone for their earthly sins.

 

  Diyu

 

  Diyu

 

As seen in this diorama, the place has highly imaginative chambers where sinners are cruelly tortured by devils.