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The Three Clarities (Sanqing)

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The Three Clarities (Sanqing) are the highest Taoist gods.

Picture 1. Yuanshi tianzun (Celestial Venerable of the Original Commencement), the first of the Three Clarities

Picture 2. Lingbao tianzun (Celestial Venerable of the Numinous Treasure), the second of the Three Clarities

Picture 3. Daode tianzun (Celestial Venerable of the Dao and Its Virtue), the third of the Three Clarities