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A story of virtue and filial piety. After losing his father a young man decides to sell him self, to be able to afford his father's burial. (Image: Maxpixel, CC0 1.0)

The Descent of a Heavenly Maiden

During the Han Dynasty (202 B.C. – A.D. 220), there lived a young man by the name of Dongyong, who lost his mother when...
Buddhism is one of major religions in China. (Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0)

What You Should Know About China’s Current Social Culture

When the Communist Party took control of China, they tried to purge most of its culture, deeming it “backward” and an “impedimen”’ to social...

How Did Confucius Deal With Yan Hui When He Stole the Rice?

Yan Hui, also known as Yan Yuan, was an ancient Chinese philosopher from the state of Lu (521-481 B.C.). He was the favorite disciple...
Tray with Women and Boys on a Garden Terrace, 14th century, Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), carved red lacquer. (Image: The Met/ Wikicommons)

Children to Immortals: Figural Representations in Chinese Art at the Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (the “Met”) in New York City is currently holding an exhibition of art in Chinese culture entitled Children to Immortals: Figural Representations...

5,000 Years of Chinese Culture: Making a Sacrifice for a Friend

When you make friends, have you ever considered the personalities of the kinds of people you get along with? Here’s a short story related...
Kou Zhun lived a frugal life despite being a prime minister. When he once fell into indulgence, he was moved to tears and quickly changed his ways after reading a poem left by his mother before she died. (SM Yang/Epoch Times)

Rediscovering Our Innate Good Nature in the ‘Three Character Classic’

The “Three Character Classic,” or “San Zi Jing,” is the best-known classic Chinese text for children. Written by Wang Yinlian (1223–1296) during the Song...
The best Chinese emperors all had something in common: they held the people in their hearts and treasured them as their children. (Image: Screenshot / YouTube)

What Caring Emperors Do for Their People

Opening the chapter on Chinese history, we find that all good emperors had something in common: They held the people in their hearts and...

The Mysterious ‘Chinese Romans’ of Liqian

In the remote village of Liqian in China, you will come across people with long noses, fair hair, and green or blue eyes. They...

Guzheng: The Chinese Zither

The guzheng is a traditional Chinese plucked instrument that belongs to the zither family of musical instruments. It has a history of over 2,500...

Researchers Discover a Gene in Honey Bees That Causes Virgin Birth

Reversions to asexual reproduction are rare in nature. Asexual birth, in the Cape honey bee, may be the first time that the genetic basis...

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