Mysterious incense spirals of a Taoist temple
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.
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.
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.
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.