Month: January 2022

Who Is Xun Kuang And Why Is Xunzi Important?

Philosophy has been a central component in the history of civilization, from ancient China to modern day. Over the centuries, notable Chinese philosophers have produced fascinating and binding thought and have made significant contributions to various industries in China. One of the most popular Chinese philosophers is Xunzi, who...

Who Was Lao Tzu And What Did He Teach?-Lao Zi/Lao Fu Zi

Taoism, Confucianism, and Buddhism were the main philosophies and religions of ancient China and they are considered the three main pillars of ancient China. These 3 philosophies have significantly influenced both ancient and modern Chinese society. One of the greatest proponents/philosophers of the Taoism philosophy is Laozi, and he...

Who Is Zhuangzi And What Did He Do?

Daoism, which is also known as Taoism, is one of the most influential religious philosophies in the history of China, and it has existed for over 2,000 years. It emphasizes living in harmony with the Dao/Tao, which is the universe and it advocates for humility and religious piety. One...

What Is Bagua In Feng Shui? (Pakua & 8 Trigrams Symbol)

Generally, Taoist cosmology was greatly shaped by the way in which the Chinese traditionally understood the universe and its str ucture. Taoists are convinced that when the world began, there was only the Dao/Tao, which was a featureless and empty void that had the potential of all things. One...

Who Is Confucius And What Did He Do?

Chinese philosophy originated during the Spring & Autumn Period and the Warring States Period, during a fascinating period known as the ‘Hundreds Schools of Thought’. This period saw the rise of major philosophies such as Confucianism, Legalism, and Taoism, and this period was characterized by significant cultural and intellectual...

Who Is Mencius And What Did He Do(Meaning & Quotes)

China’s history of civilization, culture, and social patters has been greatly shaped by philosophy. Over the centuries, there have been influential ancient philosophers that have come up with fascinating thoughts and binding ideas that have shaped governance, arts, interaction and various Chinese industries. In this write up, we will...

What Is Chinese Ham And Bacon? -Huo Tui & La Rou

China is among the countries with the most popular culinary heritage in the world and the history of their cuisine dates back to over 1,000 years ago with several ingredients and cooking styles. In this write-up, we will be exploring one of the most popular meat dishes in China...

Who Is Han Feizi And What Did He Believe

In this write-up, we will explore the life of Han Fei Tzu, who was considered one of the most influential Chinese statesmen and a philosopher. Up to date, he is valued as the main formulators of the Chinese Legalist philosophy and he is a great part of Chinese history...

Suan Ming: Fortune Telling In Chinese Culture

Fortune Telling is an integral part of Chinese social patterns and culture, and it has a few similarities to fortune telling in the west. You can easily find fortune tellers at temples throughout China, such as the Taoist Temple and the Jing’an Temple, among others. They are popularly known...