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Legends of the Mother Goddess: Intro

Legends of the Mother Goddess: Intro

Legends of the goddess mother: an intro From Leyendas de la Diosa Madre. Pedro Ceinos Arcones. Miraguano, 2007. Anyone who approaches the literature of the minorities of Southern China will discover numerous works where the leading role is played by a female goddess...
Buddha as a true man: a different tale

Buddha as a true man: a different tale

Buddha as a true man In the fourth chapter of India in the Chinese Imagination: Myth, Religion, and Thought (edited by John Kieschnick and Meir Shahar, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014),  Nobuyoshi Yamabe contributes an article (Indian Myth Transformed in a...
Yu garden in Shanghai: Archetype of Chinese garden

Yu garden in Shanghai: Archetype of Chinese garden

The Yu Garden in Shanghai: archetype of Chinese garden Pedro Ceinos Arcones. Yu garden in Shanghai: Archetype of Chinese garden. Dancing Dragons Books.  2019. (Excerpts from the book) The Yu Garden is Shanghai’s main monument and the one that best summarizes the...
The dog in China’s ancient tombs

The dog in China’s ancient tombs

the dog in China’s ancient tombs Pedro Ceinos Arcones. La Magia del perro en China y el mundo.  Dancing Dragons Books.  2019. (Excerpts from the book) The dog in China’s ancient tombs In China, dogs buried with their owners have been discovered in archaeological sites...
Some philosophical schools in Buddha’s times

Some philosophical schools in Buddha’s times

SOME PHILOSOPHICAL SCHOOLS IN BUDDHA’S TIMES Peter Harvey. Buddhism: Teachings, History and Practices. Cambridge University Press. 2013. (Excerpts from the book. Page 11 and ff.) In its origin, Buddhism was a Samana-movement. Samanas were wandering ‘renunciant’...
The origin of Chinese characters

The origin of Chinese characters

The origin of chinese characters The origin of Chinese characters in John C. Didier, “In and Outside the Square,” Sino-Platonic Papers, 192, vol. 1 (September, 2009) The technology of writing appears suddenly and morphologically fully developed on Shang oracle bones...