Chinese Dynasties and the ‘Mandate of Heaven’

December 8, 2012, 11:50 pm

The Mandate of Heaven is recorded throughout Chinese history as having influenced changes of dynasties and emperors.

Lao Zi: Saint and Founder of Daoism

December 8, 2012, 11:36 pm

Laozi (about BC 571-470) is regarded as a saint in China and known as a great philosopher and founder of the Dao School.

Chinese Cooking: A Natural Way to Eat and Thrive

December 5, 2012, 10:14 pm

Chinese Cuisine is influenced by a holistic view of maintaining balance within the body and with the universe.

Duke of Zhou: Model of Filial Piety and Benevolence

December 3, 2012, 8:00 pm

The Duke of Zhou was known as an exemplar of filial piety (respect for one's parents and ancestors) and benevolence.

King Wu: Zhou Dynasty’s First Emperor Respects Heaven

November 23, 2012, 4:00 am

King Wu of Zhou was the son of King Wen of the Zhou Kingdom. In the twelfth year after King Wu succeeded to the throne, he started the Zhou Dynasty (B.C. 1122—B.C. 222).

Follow Good Advice, as Naturally as a River Follows its Course

November 21, 2012, 12:26 pm

This Chinese idiom advises one to readily accept good advice, without hesitation or resistance.

Jiang Ziya: Adviser Who Helped Establish the Zhou Dynasty

November 21, 2012, 12:20 pm

Jiang Ziya (BC 1152) was known as the good adviser of King Wen of the Zhou Kingdom.

King Wen: Virtuous Ruler of the Zhou Kingdom

November 20, 2012, 12:20 am

King Wen of the Zhou kingdom (BC 1152 — BC 1056) from the Shang Dynasty was known for ruling by means of virtue and kindness. He taught people to be honest, respectful to [...]

The Power of Kindness

November 7, 2012, 10:42 pm

The power of kindness is enormous, as it is omnipresent and capable of changing people’s heart.

Where Water Flows, a Channel Will Form

October 31, 2012, 1:49 pm

The Chinese idiom “where water flows, a channel will form” advises that success will come when conditions are ripe.

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