In Beijing's Dongyue Temple, a Taoist demon raises his claw
The Taoist Dongyue Temple in Beijing showcases a long row of demon statues, this one raising its clutch in an apparent attempt to punish the onlookers.
Colorful Incense in Beijing's Dongyue Temple
Diorama of punishment in Taoist hell
This brutal diorama is a scene from the ten courts of hell in Chinese Taoist belief, showing a demon punishing a recently deceased.
In Dongyue Temple, a Taoist demon is waving his trident
A colorful demon in a Taoist temple in Beijing is holding a trident in its hand.
Taoist statues in Dongyue temple: the demon raors
A Toaist demon statue is roaring violently in Beijing's Dongyue Temple, a famous homestead of Taoist Art in China.
INSPIRITS CHINA is a visual guide to China's sky-scraping mega cities and breath-taking landscapes, drawing from more than 15 years of authentic urban and nature photography by visual artist Chris Rayn.