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5,000 years riding high on the hog

2019-02-09 07:51:56

Two thousand years ago, privileged Chinese, such as aristocrats or superrich businesspeople, could expect a lot upon their deaths.

Tian Long Ba Bu

2016-04-25 15:41:22

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.

Chinese mermaids

2016-02-22 15:11:36

The descriptions and illustrations of half-human and half-fish animals have been recorded since ancient times in China.

Nine tales about Chinese jade

2015-03-02 10:57:46

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.

Zhepama and Zhemima - the Achang Myth

2014-12-30 15:31:14

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.

Jian Zhen - Master of Buddhism

2014-12-30 15:29:12

Living in the 688-763 period, Jian Zhen was a famous master of Buddhism in the Tang Dynasty.

Yellow Emperor

2014-12-30 15:23:13

The Yellow Emperor, also named Xuanyuan Shi, was the chief of the legendary Five Emperors.

A magic paint brush - The story of Ma Liang

2014-12-30 15:21:50

there was a young man called Ma Liang. He was poor and kind and helped a rich man to tend cattle.

Sui drilling wood to make a fire

2014-12-30 15:19:43

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 (Eight-diagram Palm)

2014-12-30 15:18:31

Bagua Zhang or the eight-diagram palm is one of the most popular schools in China.

Chinese myth of the creation of the world and mankind

2014-12-30 15:25:56

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:a semi-mythical Chinese Taoist priest

2014-12-30 15:23:29

Zhang Sanfeng (张三丰) was a semi-mythical Chinese Taoist priest who is believed by some to have achieved immortality,

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