to legend, Angida was an Indian snake-catcher whose
aim was to prevent the snakes from biting passers-by.
After the snakes were caught, he would remove the venomous
fangs and then release them in the mountains. It was
due to this kindness of heart that Angida was able to
attain enlightenment. He carried a bag to put the snakes
is supposed to have appeared in Fenghua in Zhejiang
Province in 907 A.D. as a mendicant monk carrying a
bag. He was seen for the second time in China in 917
A.D., preaching on a rock next to the Yuelin Temple.