Spirits possession in ancient China

Spirits possession in ancient China

Spirits possession in ancient China Spirits possession in ancient China. I have just finished reading The Ancestors Are Drunk, a book by Jordan Paper. Perhaps one of the best books on the religion of China that can be found, because with every chapter, almost with...
The religions of China

The religions of China

The religions of China The religions of China Every people has the religion they inherit from their ancestors. This widely spread aphorism is truer in China than in other countries. Scholars say that the primitive religion of the Chinese, as of the peoples who lived...
Notes on the Chinese theater

Notes on the Chinese theater

Notes on the Chinese theater Notes on the Chinese theater The Chinese were extremely fond of theatrical performances. According to their traditions these originated in the time of Emperor Ming Huang of the Tang dynasty, later revered as the patron saint of actors,...
Taoist ceremony of repaying the debt

Taoist ceremony of repaying the debt

Taoist ceremony of repaying the debt Taoist ceremony of repaying the debt Last week (on the 17th day of the fourth lunar month, 2018) took place at Zhenqing Temple (真庆观), the largest Taoist temple in Kunming and the best-preserved so far, the ceremony called «Repaying...

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