Journey To The West
A Buddhist monk of high moral conduct. Reverend Xuanzhuang
was bestowed the name of Tang Sanzang by the Tang Dynasty
Emperor of Taizong after he accepted the mission of seeking
Buddhist scriptures from Tianzhu in the Western Region.
the Celestial Palace. He was subdued by Buddha and imprisoned
under a mountain. After 500 years, he was released by Reverend
The first and most powerful disciple of Tang Sanzang,
who was originally the Monkey King in the Flower-Fruit
Mountain. After mastering the 72 transformations and obtaining
the Golden-Hooped Compliant rod from the Dragon Palace,
of his misdeeds. Unfortunately, by mistake of transmigration,
he became a pig-faced monster who devoured passers-by in the
Fuling Mountain. Converted to Buddhism, Bajie turned over a
new leaf and became a protector of the Reverend Xuanzhuang.
The indolent and greedy second disciple of the Monk, whose
weapon was a nine-pronged muckrake. He was originally
the Heavenly Reeds Marshal of the Celestial Kingdom. He
was banished to the human
was a Treasure Staff. Like the other disciples of Reverend Xuanzhuang,
he was also converted to Buddhism and gave up his evil ways.
The third disciple of the Reverend Xuanzhuang, originally
the Curtain-Raising Captain of the Celestial Kingdom.
Guilty of accidentally breaking a precious jade glass
at a banquet, he was banished to the human world where
ht became a red-haired, black-faced water monster at the