Yuan

The theory of Chinese Traditional Medicine follows the Taoism with the emphasis on balancing Yin and Yang and the 5 elements (五行). (Image:  Henry_Wang via   Pixabay/ CC0 1.0)

A Girl’s Journey to Enlightenment

In Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces during the Yuan Dynasty, there was a flood that submerged many villages and farmlands. Fortunately, it happened in the daytime, so many people who got the news made it out in time, but one family…

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Chinese Money: Yuan

Chinese money is called yuan (元, simplified or 圓, traditional yuán). One yuan (show photo) is pronounced yī yuán (一元). It refers to one note of paper money, as well as…

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A Girl’s Journey to Enlightenment

In Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces during the Yuan Dynasty, there was a flood that submerged many villages and farmlands. Fortunately, it happened in the daytime, so many people who got…

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One Good Turn Deserves Another

At the end of the Ming Dynasty, there was a war led by Li Zicheng. During the war, a wealthy man from Shanxi named Yuan was forced to bring his only…