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The Purple Palace is one of the best-preserved temples in Mount Wudang, and it is also the one that, in Wudang Mountain, is most like the Forbidden City in Beijing. (Photo Courtesy of Lupita)

China’s Famous Landmarks

The Palace Museum in Beijing, also known as “The Forbidden City,” was the Emperor’s Palace in both the Ming and Qing dynasties (AD 1368-1912). And it’s one of China’s famous landmarks. It is one of the most brilliant masterpieces of ancient…

Soldiers of the Blue Banner during the reign of Emperor Qianlong. (Andres rojas22/Wikipedia)

The Legend of the Eight Banners System

The Eight Banners System was officially founded by Nurhachi, the Taizu (founder) of the Qing Dynasty. Initially, there were only four banners that represented the four different military units — the Yellow Banner, the White Banner, the Red Banner, and the…

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The Legend of the Eight Banners System

The Eight Banners System was officially founded by Nurhachi, the Taizu (founder) of the Qing Dynasty. Initially, there were only four banners that represented the four different military units — the…

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China’s Famous Landmarks

The Palace Museum in Beijing, also known as “The Forbidden City,” was the Emperor’s Palace in both the Ming and Qing dynasties (AD 1368-1912). And it’s one of China’s famous…

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The Legend of a Scholar in the Qing Dynasty

There was a scholar at Jiangxi, Nan Fung, in the Qing Dynasty whose literary talent was outstanding. He wrote extremely well and authored thousands of essays in a short period…

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A Midwife Suffers Divine Retribution

In June of the fifty-seventh year of Qing Emperor Qianlong, a pregnant woman in a village in Andong County was going to give birth. She invited a midwife to help…