The last ruler of the Shang dynasty (16th - 11th century BC) was a tyrannical and debauched slave owner who spent his days carousing with his favorite concubine Daji and mercilessly executing or punishing upright officials and all others who objected to his ways.
The legend happened in the West Lake of Hangzhou. It is said that Madam White Snake met Xu Xian on the now "Broken Bridge" at the White Dike of the West Lake.
Concepts from feng shui geomancy and mythic elements of daoism are usually present in the construction and layout of Chinese architecture, from common residences to imperial and religious structures.
Jiang Shang had once served the Shang king and had come to hate him with all his heart. He was an expert in military affairs and hoped that someday someone would call on him to help overthrow the king.
During the annual political sessions, environmental protection was definitely among the biggest concerns.
Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese science originating from over 3000 years ago.
Feng Shui is the art of creating harmony by balancing the yin and yang energies, as noted in Chinese medicine.
Be it SARS, bird flu or Influenza A (H1N1), all are caused virtually due to ravages of virus.
Kite is not a kind of folk toy but a handicraft. It is made from slender slips of bamboo as the frame with thin paper plastered and a long thread to fly with.
Qigong, or "exercising the Qi" -- the vital life force in one's body -- is considered to be a part of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in preventive and therapeutic health care.
Zou Yan is the representative of the Yin-Yang School, and the Records of Great Historian by Sima Qian had notes about him.