Who is the most powerful in the underworld? Who is the leader of Yama?

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In Chinese myths and legends, people will go to hell after death, and those who have done something wrong will begin to suffer in hell until they have suffered all their sins. When it comes to the underworld, many people will think of the king of hell. Many people think that the king of hell is the most authoritative in the underworld, just like the emperor in the human world. In fact, this is not the case. The king of hell is just a small official. So who is the most powerful in the underworld? The following China story network editor will bring you a detailed introduction, and then read on~


In journey to the west, teacher Wu Chengen described for us a strange world, which consists of five biological phases: Heaven, earth, man, God and ghost. Today, we will tell you about “hell”. Through journey to the west, we know that the ruler of hell is king Yama.

In fact, each of us will have a process of birth, aging and death. The first three items, whether we are born, old or ill, are all in the world. But when we die, we have to change places. Usually, this place is considered as a hell, but no normal human has seen the existence of hell, and no one knows what it looks like.

But in journey to the west, our curiosity is satisfied, that is, there is hell in it, and the monkey king can come and go freely. For example, when he just learned magic, he was hooked by the ghost of hell because his life was exhausted.

At that time, it was the ten hall Yama who greeted him. In fact, the real owner of the hell was not the ten hall Yama at all. The real helmsman of the hell was far higher than the ten hall Yama, and even the king Bodhisattva of the earth had to obey him. Then, who was the real ruler of the nether world?


Perhaps, when we mention the word “hell”, most people think it is gloomy, terrible, inhuman, extremely cold, full of crying ghosts, which makes people shiver.

But the underworld in the journey to the West shows us a different side. When Emperor Taizong’s life was over, when he traveled to the underworld, the ten halls of hell and ghost were all respectfully greeted.

Finally, he generously gave Taizong 20 years of yangshou, and let him return to the Yang. He kept him safe all the way, revealing the underground’s side of flattering powerful people.

Later, because the monkey’s life is over, he was also seduced to the underworld by ghosts. At this time, the monkey has learned magic, and heaven and earth are not afraid, let alone the underworld. Originally, I thought that the protagonist in journey to the West ended at this point. I never thought that monkey king, relying on his own ability, actually made a big noise in the “nether world”, stirring up the hell of the king of Hades into a mess. Finally, he also tampered with the “book of life and death” of the king of Hades.


With his courage, he turned the whole hell upside down, and those ghosts couldn’t help it. Yan Luo of the ten halls had to swallow his anger, and inadvertently showed his bullying and fear of hardness.

Anyway, the underground government in the journey to the west is such an image, which is no different from those feudal officialdom in the world. It is the same to show favor to the powerful, bow to the powerful, bully the soft and fear the hard, and it is not really selfless.

Fengdu emperor is also known as Fengdu Beiyin emperor. The highest god of the underworld, in charge of the underworld division, all souls of the underworld are under his jurisdiction, and he is the highest decision-maker of the underworld. Yan Luo of the ten halls only works for him. He is a small minion and has no strength at all. Disclaimer: the above content originates from the network, and the copyright belongs to the original author. Please inform us if your original copyright is infringed, and we will delete the relevant content as soon as possible.

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