China today is often mocked as the ‘copycat nation,’ but ancient China was a breeding ground for some of the world’s most important inventions. (Image:  wikimedia /  CC0 1.0)

9 Amazing Things Invented by the Chinese

China today is often mocked as the “copycat nation” due to its tendency to take Western products, re-engineer them, and sell the counterfeited items across the world. However, this is a very recent phenomenon. Before the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)…

Yan Zi was a high official in the Qi State who advised Emperor Qi Jing Gong. (Image: The Epoch Times)

Yan Zi’s Wisdom

In the Spring and Autumn Period, Yan Zi was a high official in the Qi State. Yan Zi was well known for his intelligent approach in persuading Emperor Qi Jing Gong. The Emperor was very fond of a eucalyptus tree…

According to the ancients, virtue leads to morality, which leads to blessings. (Image: Screenshot / YouTube)

Power Without Virtue Will Bring Disaster

In an era of scandals — such as infant formula contaminated with melamine, children vaccinated with fake vaccines, food containing additives that have adverse health effects, and others — people are becoming outraged and feeling anger and hopelessness.

A story of virtue and filial piety. (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 he was a child. He grew up alone with his father, but there came a time when…

Emperors Yao, Shun, and Yu are together considered the three Great Sage Kings, largely because of their high character standards and skillful leadership. (Image: Screenshot / YouTube)

The 3 Great Sage Kings Held in High Regard in China

According to traditional Chinese accounts, Emperors Yao, Shun, and Yu are together considered the three Great Sage Kings, largely because of their high character standards and skillful leadership. Historical experts see in them moralistic constructs of the ideal ruler, conceived…

The rich man's son took over the work of managing the warehouse, and he was very cautious in his style of work. The image is of the granary in Fang Liangcai's work entitled 'Ploughing and Weaving.' (Image:  National Palace Museum  /  CC0 1.0)

A Story of Filial Piety

Zhang Xiaoji was a scholar of Xuchang in the Song Dynasty. When he grew up, a rich man in the village acknowledged his talent and offered his daughter in marriage to Zhang. This rich man had only one son, who…

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9 Amazing Things Invented by the Chinese

China today is often mocked as the “copycat nation” due to its tendency to take Western products, re-engineer them, and sell the counterfeited items across the world. However, this is…

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Yan Zi’s Wisdom

In the Spring and Autumn Period, Yan Zi was a high official in the Qi State. Yan Zi was well known for his intelligent approach in persuading Emperor Qi Jing…

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Power Without Virtue Will Bring Disaster

In an era of scandals — such as infant formula contaminated with melamine, children vaccinated with fake vaccines, food containing additives that have adverse health effects, and others — people are…

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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 he was a child. He grew up…

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The 3 Great Sage Kings Held in High Regard in China

According to traditional Chinese accounts, Emperors Yao, Shun, and Yu are together considered the three Great Sage Kings, largely because of their high character standards and skillful leadership. Historical experts…

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A Story of Filial Piety

Zhang Xiaoji was a scholar of Xuchang in the Song Dynasty. When he grew up, a rich man in the village acknowledged his talent and offered his daughter in marriage…

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The Injustice of Dou E

Dou E Yuan, commonly translated as The Injustice of Dou E, is the masterpiece of Guan Hanqing, a playwright during the Yuan Dynasty (A.D. 1271-1368 ). The full Chinese title of…

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Animals Understand Human Feelings

We know that animals are part of nature. Buddhism regards both human beings and animals as sentient beings. Since they have sentiments, animals are connected with human nature. Accounts demonstrating…

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The Legend of 3 Little Swallows and the Son of Zhou

The Soushen Ji is a legendary Chinese novel. It is a compilation of Chinese legends, short stories, and hearsay regarding Chinese gods, Chinese ghosts, and other supernatural phenomena. Soushen Ji can be…