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In the beginning the earth was nothing but a huge dark and empty piece of rock Then an egg cracked out came the God that separated the earth from heaven From the God Pan Ku came lots of other deities that helped create earth as a whole One of the deities was Nu Wa Nu Was life was told in three stories Nu Wa Creates Humanity The Marriage of Nu Wa and Fu Xi and Nu Wa Mends the Sky From the readings Nu Wa plays different roles All this roles leads to one responsibility and that is to create and serve the people In Chinese mythology there were three versions of Nu Wa The first version portrayed Nu Wa as the creator of humanity It is said that there were no men when the sky and the earth were separated It was Nu Wa who made men by molding yellow clay First she wet the earth Then she squeezed it through her fingers Then her hands moulded a little creature like herself and when she placed it down beside the spring it began to laugh Yuan 5 She began to make more and more until the work was so tiring that her strength was not equal to it So she dipped a rope into the mud and then lifted it The mud that dripped from the rope also became man Those made by molding yellow clay were rich and noble while those made by lifting the rope were poor and low This story tells how Nu Wa created human-beings and into for the continuonce of these human life She thought and thought and then she made some more men and women and these she taught to love each other and raise children And so it was that Nu Wa was the first match maker Yuan 5 She was also known as the goddess of marriage 2In ancient times the four corners of the sky
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