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Nian – A Lunar New Year Story

There is a legend as to why during the Chinese New Year Festival doors are decorated with Chinese couplets on red paper, people wear...

Vision Times Wishes Our Readers a Happy Chinese New Year 2021

A traditional greeting to our readers on Lunar New Year 2021 — we wish you a happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year!

The Three Holy Temple

The Ling Bridge, located on the Fenghua River in the center of Ningbo is famous for its unique appearance. It has a large iron...

Fascinating Rituals and Customs Surrounding Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is a traditional festival with a long history. It’s the most important holiday for Chinese people, and thus much attention has been paid...

Divine Intervention for a Humble Doctor

In ancient China, there was a doctor with the last name of Hao. Dr. Hao had superb medical skills and was humble. He was...

As Chinese New Year Approaches, Learn Some Lunar Calendar History

The moon has been the source of legends and stories for thousands of years. It is the largest visible body in our night sky,...

Divination for 2021: Danger at the End of the Gengzi Cycle

According to the Chinese calendar, a full cycle is completed once every 600 years. The end of the lunar year that began in 2020...

2021: Year of the Ox

Chinese New Year is approaching this February 12th and 2021 is the Year of the Ox. It looks to be a favorable sign, which...

The Silk Road: Sharing Culture and Culinary Traditions

For thousands of years, the East and West remained a mystery to one another. But the birth of the Silk Road acted as a...

Su Shi, the Ancient Poet Who Put the People First

One of the greatest literati of ancient China, the ancient poet Su Shi (蘇軾), also known by his alias Su Dongpo (蘇東坡), was not...

Remarkable Event in the Life of the Great Emperor Kangxi (Part 2)

The Great Emperor Kangxi was one of the longest-reigning emperors of China’s Qing Dynasty. He came to the throne at the age of 7. By the...

Remarkable Event in the Life of the Great Emperor Kangxi (Part 1)

The Great Emperor Kangxi was one of the longest-reigning emperors during China’s Qing Dynasty. He came to the throne at the age of 7, and took...

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