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Reviving Chivalry, and the Timeless Character of a Gentleman
My first interaction with chivalry dates back to my childhood, when my father would gently wipe away...
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Master Li Hongzhi: How Humankind Came to Be
On Jan. 20, 2023, founder of the spiritual practice Falun Gong — Master Li Hongzhi — published an...
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The Four Beauties of Ancient China, and How They Shaped History
In Chinese history, four beauties stand out not only for their exquisite appearance, but also for the...
Aesthetics and Virtue in Classical Arts, Part II – Performing Arts
The arts play a significant role in shaping human culture. As explored in part I of this series, the...
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China’s Classic of Poetry : An Ancient Work Advocating Virtue and Morality
The Classic of Poetry (詩經 Shijing) is China's first collection of poems. Initially called "Poetry" or...
Heroes of Ancient China: Guan Yu, Warrior of Loyalty, Justice, and Righteousness
Guan Yu (關羽, 160 – 220 AD) was a well-known warrior in Chinese history. Known for his bravery and loyalty...
Jade: Culturally Significant, Spiritually Priceless
Jade, as valuable as gold in Chinese culture, is precious not only for its aesthetic beauty. It possesses...
Confucius taught his disciple Zi Gong many life principles that led the talented student to become an exceptional businessman.
Confucius’s Business Wisdom
Zi Gong, born in 520 BC, a native of the state of Wei, was one of Confucius’s ten most outstanding disciples...
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Virtue Is the Best Feng Shui
Feng shui, literally “wind and water,” is an ancient Chinese philosophical system, sometimes translated...
The Magnanimous Emperor Taizong
In the 7th century A.D., China’s Sui Dynasty collapsed. Wasteful policies and civil war devastated the...