Chinese Traditional Paper-Cut
It's a folk belief among the ancient chinese that the dead must go to the nether world and report themselves in for the trials executed by the King of Hell .The King of Hell is the master of nether world and takes charge of the ghosts' life or death and transmigration! The King of Hell has a enroll of life,recording every people's life time. Whan man is toward his end of life time, the King will send his subman -- Ghost of Anitya (meaning of Ghost of impermanence) to escort the soul to hell court for trial! The judge will be based on his kindness or evilness before death, that is to say, he will be transmigrated into a fairy or arranged a good next life if he does good deeds and accumulates his virtues. otherwise exiled into the inferno to receive various kinds of punities or arranged a bad next life.