Religion - China Culture

The main religions of China are Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, and Taoism, along with Shamanism, Eastern Orthodox Christianity and the Dongba religion.BuddhismIntroduced to China in about the first ce

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Kung Pao Chicken - Chinese food

This spicy dish with peanuts (a symbol of longevity in Chinese culture) chili peppers and chicken comes from the province of Szechuan in western China. The exact origins of Kung Pao Chicken are lost to history.

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Chinese Calendar

In ancient times the Chinese people mostly used the traditional lunar and solar calendar to keep track of the seasons. This calendar not only kept track of years, months, days and hours but also the position of the sun, the moon and the five stars (Venus, Jupiter, Mercury, Mars and Saturn), the forecast of the solar eclipse and lunar eclipse and the arrangement of the solar term

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Chinese Shengxiao

Sheng xiao refers to the symbolic 12 animals associated with the signs of the Chinese zodiac, which corresponds to a 12-year cycle. These animals are: the Rat, the Ox, the Tiger, the Rabbit, the Dragon, the Snake, the Horse, the Goat, the Monkey, the Rooster, the Dog, and the Pig, precisely in that order. The animals, or signs, of the Chinese zodiac are commonly used to denote the year of birth of a person: one is said to be born in 'the Year of the Rat', in 'the Year of the Dragon', in 'the Year of the Pig', etc.

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Chinese Lucky Numbers

The idea that certain numbers might be luckier than others is common to practically every culture, though it may have had a common origin in a single culture from whence it spread, or it could have occurred in most or all of the dominant cultures in a distant past, from whence the notion gradually spread to the rest of the world.  In any case, Chinese culture developed the notion that certain numbers were more propitious than others, and perhaps typical for Chinese culture, the focus was on the lucky ones rather than their opposite numbers.

 

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Traditional Chinese Medicine

Gneral InformationThe "Chinese tradtional medicine" we are talking about now doesn't mean that merely those produce in China can be called Chinese traditional medicine but that it is the med

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Chinese Wine

Chinese wine has a history of more than five thousand years and has developed a unique style. Wine as a special form of culture has a special position in traditional Chinese culture. It has penetrated

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Chinese Food

Food has a special meaning to the Chinese people.  The "waste not, want not" ethos means that a surprising range and variety of plants and animals, and every part of a plant or animal i

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A History of Shoes, China Culture

 A History of ShoesCHINA has diverse customs and styles as regards its traditional dress culture, and the abundance and variety of Chinese footwear justifies its being singled out from other item

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Worshiping Buddha at the Blambrang Monastery

During the last Spring Festival, I went with my wife, also a photographer, to the Blambrang Monastery in northwestern Xiahe County, Gansu Province, to photograph the Shining Buddha Festival, held ever

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