3 August Ones

The Records of the Grand Historian by Sima Qian states that they were: The Heavenly Sovereign (天皇); The Earthly Sovereign (地皇); The Human Sovereign (泰皇 or 人皇), The Yundou shu (運斗樞) and Yuanming bao (元命苞) identify them as: Fuxi (伏羲) Nüwa (女媧) Shennong (神農) Heavenly Sovereign, Earthly Sovereign, Human Sovereign 天皇, 地皇, 泰皇 or 人皇 Fuxi, Niuwa, Shennong