As one masterpiece of writer Jin Yong, Tian Long Ba Bu is not a strange name to people who are fond of kungfu novels and films. The name, Tian Long Ba Bu, originates from Buddhist texts. It is a general name for eight categories of protective gods in Buddhism.
The descriptions and illustrations of half-human and half-fish animals have been recorded since ancient times in China.
Why do the Chinese hold jade in such esteem? Through the following nine tales, from myth and historical records, you may get a glimpse of Chinese people’s reverence for jade.
The most important myth of the Achang is that of Zhepama and Zhemima that depicts the origin of the world and the first human beings in it.
Living in the 688-763 period, Jian Zhen was a famous master of Buddhism in the Tang Dynasty.
The Yellow Emperor, also named Xuanyuan Shi, was the chief of the legendary Five Emperors.
there was a young man called Ma Liang. He was poor and kind and helped a rich man to tend cattle.
In the ancient time, people did not know the existence of fire; let alone how to make use of it. When the night came
Bagua Zhang or the eight-diagram palm is one of the most popular schools in China.
According to Chinese legend, the mighty Pangu, above, broke through the chaos with his strength and axe to create the world as we know it.
Zhang Sanfeng (张三丰) was a semi-mythical Chinese Taoist priest who is believed by some to have achieved immortality,
The fairy tale of the Cowherd and the Weaving Girl is one of the four most famous folktales of ancient China.