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Retribution for Killing and Breaking a Vow

During the Southern Song Dynasty, there was an older man named Zhang who lived in Nanhantou Village, Pingyu County, Henan Province. He made a...

Why Tradition Remains Essential in a Functioning Society

Over the past few decades, traditional values have come under the attack of modernism. These values have been mocked as being outdated and in...

Whale Mythologies From Around the World

Whales are some of the biggest creatures on the planet. Throughout the course of human history, various civilizations have come into contact with these...

Indian Vice President Asks People to Promote Tradition of ‘Sharing and Caring’

Venkaiah Naidu, the Vice President of India, has asked people to preserve the tradition of living and working together. He made the statement at...

The Basics of Traditional Basket Weaving

Before baskets made of plastics and steel became popular, people did basket weaving with natural materials. When choosing a natural material for baskets, flexibility...

Extending Your Hand of Friendship by Making a Paper Lotus Flower

The lotus flower has a significant meaning of purity in traditional Chinese culture. Here, the lotus flower is shown to represent peace After experiencing the making of...

How Kenya Is Reviving Ancient Traditions

Modernity has gifted humanity with many good things. In the process, many practices have been blindly cast out on the pretext that they are...

Bringing Back the Fijian Fishing Tradition of ‘Tabu’

Fijians are reviving their traditional practice of "tabu" in a bid to improve their fishing stocks. "Tabu" is basically an area marked as a...

Mysterious and Multi-Faceted Chinese Fans

 Fans - one just can’t imagine a world without these beautiful objects. It would be like living in a world without birds. In fact,...

The Fine Tunes of Traditional Serbian Music

Traditional Serbian folk music has several influences from both the East and the West. Among them, Turkish and Balkan music forms have exerted the...

The Rhythms of Africa: Tribal Dances

On the continent of Africa, it is believed that everything has a rhythm. The baby in the womb is feeling the rhythm of its...

The 4 Arts of the Chinese Scholar

Many ancient cultures had a set of values that initiated specific periods of an individual’s life — when you entered adolescence, when you married, when...

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