A graphic representation of the magical headband which Monkey King wore during his journey to the West. Whenever Monkey King becomes disobedient, Xuanzang would utter a special chant that tightens the headband, inflicting unbearable pain to subdue the primate. A glimpse of the punishing headband in action can be seen in this trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mre1Ad4Y0OE
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Journey to the West (西游记) is a classic Chinese novel published in the 16th century by Wu Cheng'en, which follows the exploits of Sun Wukong, the Monkey King. Created using public domain artwork of a monkey by Felix Octavius Carr Darley (1868).
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