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...
The dog in China’s ancient tombs

The dog in China’s ancient tombs

the dog in China’s ancient tombs Pedro Ceinos Arcones. La Magia del perro en China y el mundo.  Dancing Dragons Books.  2019. (Excerpts from the book) The dog in China’s ancient tombs In China, dogs buried with their owners have been discovered in archaeological sites...
Some philosophical schools in Buddha’s times

Some philosophical schools in Buddha’s times

SOME PHILOSOPHICAL SCHOOLS IN BUDDHA’S TIMES Peter Harvey. Buddhism: Teachings, History and Practices. Cambridge University Press. 2013. (Excerpts from the book. Page 11 and ff.) In its origin, Buddhism was a Samana-movement. Samanas were wandering ‘renunciant’...
The origin of Chinese characters

The origin of Chinese characters

The origin of chinese characters The origin of Chinese characters in John C. Didier, “In and Outside the Square,” Sino-Platonic Papers, 192, vol. 1 (September, 2009) The technology of writing appears suddenly and morphologically fully developed on Shang oracle bones...

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