Monkey Setting & Symbolism

Wu Cheng'en
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Mountain of the Five Elements

The mountain that the Stone Monkey was imprisoned in for five-hundred years. He was placed here by Buddha.

Mountain of Fruit and Flowers

This is the place where the Stone Monkey is king of the other monkeys. He does battle with a great number of the Hosts of Heaven from the cave in this mountain.

Ch'ang-an

The city where Tripitaka left to begin his journey to retrieve the scriptures from India.

Holy Iron Staff

A magic weapon given to the Stone Monkey by the dragon king. Monkey is able to make it as small as a sewing needle or as large as he wants.

The Peach Garden

The Peach Garden contains magic peach trees, and the fruit off of them give immortality and other mystical powers. Monkey is put in charge of these trees for a brief period of time but eats all...

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