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  Nezha

 

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Nezha, the Chinese child-deity, depicted holding a magical Golden Hoop in the left hand and a Fire Spear in the right hand, whilst subduing Ao Bing, the third son of Ao Guang, the Dragon King (fig.) of the East Sea. He is standing with one foot on the Wheel of Fire, sometimes referred to as Wind Fire Wheel or Ring of Fire, i.e. Nezha's powerful vehicle with which he can travel through the sky, whereas the Fire Spear is a fire-tipped lance that he uses as a weapon.