Journey to the West
Journey to the West Classical Chinese Fairy Novel
This novel was completed during the Ming Dynasty (16th Century).
Showing the ancient theme of punishing evil and promoting goodness.
This is a story about Tan San Zang’s his apprentices on a pilgrimage to the far west searching
for the supreme scripture.
Along the way he crossed many mountains, and rivers, and was invaded by demons and ghosts.
During this journey, the demons were eager to capture Tang San Zang.
Because the demons believe, they will obtain power and achieve immortality after capturing Tang San Zang.
The buddha believed that Tang San Zang needed four apprentices to accompany him.
The first apprentice is Sun Wukong. He is very smart and magical, but has a bad temper.
The second apprentice is the pig, who is greedy, cowardly, and often quarrels with Sun Wukong.
The third apprentice is Shaw Wujing, who is quiet, diligent and reliable, and loyal.
In addition, It is the son of the Dragon King who plays the White Dragon horse.
Tang San Zang received the golden hoop system from Buddha.
The gold hoops are placed on the apprentice’s heads.
When Tang San Zang reads a curse, the hoop will tighten around the apprentice’s head, making them roll around in pain.