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Five devils

Introduction

The five devils are five demons  running rampant in the countryside and  raping women and wives.  Because of their wicked nature, people called them the five wicked devils. There are various sayings of the origin of  five devils; some said they had been the ghosts of Liuzhou in Tong Dynasty, others said the sacrifices to the Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang, some the invaders to Jiangnan during Yuan and Ming Dynasty. People in Jiangnan region worship them as a god of wealth and blessing for being protected from bad luck and disaster.

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Five devils

The five devils are five demons  running rampant in the countryside and  raping women and wives.  Because of their wicked nature, people called them the five wicked devils. There are various sayings of the origin of  five devils; some said they had been the ghosts of Liuzhou in Tong Dynasty, others said the sacrifices to the Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang, some the invaders to Jiangnan during Yuan and Ming Dynasty. People in Jiangnan region worship them as a god of wealth and blessing for being protected from bad luck and disaster.