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by Micha F. Lindemans
The Underworld to which yin souls return after death. It is traditionally believed to be a watery place, situated in the north. Literally "yellow springs".

This is why in ancient times the dead were buried in the northern part of town with their heads pointing north.

The name of Huang-chuan in traditional Chinese format.
The name of Hunag-chuan in traditional Chinese format.

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