Stories from Ancient China: A Tiny Advantage has Far-reaching Consequences

January 27, 2009, 7:39 am

During the Qing Dynasty, under the reign of emperor Kang Xi Xinhai, a woman tells the lesson she learnt after her husband's death.

Stories from Ancient China: Du Lide Ignores Criticism and Berating

January 14, 2009, 8:18 pm

Du Lide was the prince's private tutor and known for his compassion, forgiveness and tolerance in his private and public life.

Stories From Ancient China: Undivided Concentration Leads to Success

January 8, 2009, 7:29 pm

Ancient Chinese folklore urges to concentrate on one event to get to the goal. All distracting thoughts must be set aside.

In Chinese Culture, A Journey through Heaven and Hell

December 22, 2008, 7:02 am

As is prevalent in Western religions and worldviews, Chinese culture also believes in the existence of a soul in a living being.

Stories From Ancient China: How Emperor Cheng Tang Made it Rain

December 16, 2008, 6:52 pm

Emperor Cheng Tang is famous for his magnanimity and broadmindedness, as the story of his prayer to an oracle shows.

The Pipa: The Traditional Chinese Guitar

December 5, 2008, 4:56 pm

The “pipa” is often referred to as the Chinese lute, and may remind you a little bit of a Western guitar.

Xu Pei on the Past, Present of China and its Culture

December 5, 2008, 3:36 pm

Chinese German poet Xu Pei talks to The Epoch Times about her poetry, and views on the regime in China

Stories From Ancient China: Keeping One’s Promises

December 5, 2008, 2:48 pm

In ancient China, strong emphasis was laid on keeping promises, as illustrated in a short tale.

Ancient Chinese Wisdom, of Mencius and Others: Learning From Mistakes

December 3, 2008, 10:07 am

Mencius and other ancient Chinese philosophers considered that mistakes were an opportunity for improvement.

Good Stories from China: Death Before Historical Distortion

November 29, 2008, 3:44 am

The famous Chinese poem Song of Righteousness was by Wen Tianxiang (1236-1283), a prime minister during the Song Dynasty.

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