FilmQ04d_Ch19: Cheng He & The Ming Dynasty
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It’s an old text that is virtually unknown in English. So why bother reading the Imperial Tomb Tablet of the Great Ming?
My answer is that it’s a rare insight into the anguished heart of a remarkable man, the only peasant who founded a dynasty in imperial China. 666 more words
Most of my favourite fairytales as a child I found in Russian story books, stories of the ferocious baba yaga, who lived in an ambulatory hut with chicken legs, books filled with watercolours of severed heads dripping blood and strange moon-faced peasants. 167 more words
Guanyin, is the Chinese name for Avalokitesvara, the Buddhist deity of compassion, who was created by the end of the sixth century as independent figures because Guanyin became a deity to lead souls to afterlife, to give prosperity, and more importantly to give childbearing. 3,297 more words