10 Suns

Chinese legend claims that there originally 10 suns, of which the solar hero, the Divine Archer Yi shot down 9. Now at this time, there were 10 suns that took turns to circle the earth — one every 10 days. One day, all 10 of the suns circled together, causing the earth to scorch. Emperor Yao, the Emperor of China, commanded Houyi to kill all but one of the suns. Upon the completion of his task, the Emperor rewarded Houyi with a pill, the elixir of life. Cited from Website: Wiki: Mid Autumn Festival. In India, Dazaratha has 10 Chariots.