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Traditional Chinese Culture

Chinese Idiom: Greed Over Small Gains Brings Big Losses

March 27, 2013, 8:32 pm

People are advised not to covet small gains while overlooking what is worthwhile in the bigger picture.

Xu Yun’s Intelligent Wife

March 20, 2013, 9:12 pm

The story of Xu Yun’s wife tells us that what is important is a person’s inner beauty—a high moral character.

Chinese Character for Law: Fǎ 法

March 6, 2013, 1:57 pm

The Chinese character 法 (fǎ) stands for law or method.

Chinese Character for Soldier: Bīng 兵

March 6, 2013, 1:50 pm

The Chinese character 兵 (bīng) stands for soldier, the military, arms, or being related to war.

Chinese Characters for War: Zhàn Zhēng 戰爭

February 22, 2013, 10:58 am

The Chinese character combination 戰爭 (zhàn zhēng) stands for war, as does the first character alone, 戰 (zhàn).

Chinese Idiom: Concealing an Illness and Avoiding Treatment

February 22, 2013, 10:55 am

The Chinese idiom 諱疾忌醫, pronounced huì jí jì yī, refers to concealing an illness and avoiding treatment.

Chinese Idiom: Subduing the Enemy Without War

February 22, 2013, 10:50 am

The Chinese idiom 不戰屈人, pronounced bù zhàn qū rén, refers to the idea of subduing the enemy without war.

Chinese Idiom: Playing the Qin to a Cow

February 22, 2013, 10:42 am

The Chinese idiom “playing the qin to a cow” describes the wasted effort of talking to someone who cannot or will not understand.

Artist Calls Shen Yun Backdrops ‘Fantastic’ and ‘Beautiful’

February 13, 2013, 1:55 pm

“I love the show. It’s lovely, beautiful. I love the music, the costumes, the dancing, the singing—just really nice,” said Mrs. Jordan.

Chinese Send New Year Greetings to Founder of Falun Gong

February 11, 2013, 2:19 pm

Around the Chinese New Year, Falun Dafa disciples in and out of China send their greetings to the Minghui website to express their New Year’s greetings and heartfelt [...]


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