Houyi Shooting the Sun

Houyi Shooting the Sun

Houyi Shooting the Sun is an ancient Chinese myth and legend. In ancient times, a hero named Houyi shot the extra sun in the sky to save life.

In ancient times, there were 10 suns in the sky. They were all the sons of the Eastern Emperor of Heaven. These 10 suns lived with their mothers on the eastern sea. They took turns to work. Every day, one sun came out to shine on the earth, and sprinkled light and heat on the world. Everything was in good order. However, such a long time of ten suns will feel very boring, want to go out to visit the sky together, so one day at dawn, ten suns fly together into the earth's sky, the temperature rises rapidly, the river is gradually steamed dry, there are fires everywhere, people struggle in the sea of fire. At this time, a handsome hero was summoned by the Emperor of Heaven and ordered to drive out the sun. This man was Houyi. He saw that the people are suffering, and his heart was very sad. He decided to shoot the nine extra SunS to help people out of the sea of suffering.

Houyi Shooting the Sun

Houyi shoulders the heavy responsibility of saving life. He crossed 99 mountains and 99 rivers across the region to reach the peak on the East Sea. He pulled open the bow and crossbow of thousands of kilograms, took up the bow and arrow of thousands of kilograms, aimed at the sun in the sky, and shot away with a snap. The first sun was shot down. Houyi continued to pull the bow and crossbow, and shot nine suns in the same way. When there was only one sun left in the sky, Hou Yi thought that he could not shoot off all the suns. He should leave one to bring light and warmth to people. Since then, the earth has regained its vitality and people have lived in peace and contentment.