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Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 4, Hsi Ho Summary

Merlin Stone
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Chapter 4, Hsi Ho Summary and Analysis

References to Hsi Ho are scarce. The Shan Hai Ching and Huai Nan Tzu of the Han period contain writings about the Goddess Hsi Ho.

A short free verse poem tells of the Mother bathing her children, the ten suns. She chooses a different sun each day and bathes it in the sweet waters of the Kan Yuan Gulf. She then places the sun in the branches of the Fu Sang Tree. From the branches of the tree the sun makes its trip across the heavens.

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