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  1. Octagonal Walled, Pyramidal Chinese Tomb Whispers Ancient Moral Messages

    ... and was recently translated into English in the journal of Chinese Cultural Relics . Subutai: The Forgotten Force Behind the ... . Two series of images depict popular Chinese folk stories, for example, one tells of two adults burying their son alive, and ...

    ashley cowie - 13/08/2018 - 22:55

  2. Mazu: Legendary Guardian of the Chinese Seas and Social Media Marvel

    ... these are just a few of the illustrious titles given to the Chinese goddess Mazu (Mat-su) since her incursion into the Chinese, Taiwanese, ... of Asian seafarers but an emblem of each primary Chinese religion. Featured Image: Beautifully captured photo of Mazu, the ...

    Riley Winters - 27/09/2018 - 01:24

  3. Tomb Raiders Discover 2,500-Year-Old Eggs From Ancient Chinese Death Ritual

    A team of Chinese archaeologists from the Nanjing Archaeological Institute and the Liyang ... the ancient capital city of Nanjing. A team of Chinese archaeologists from the Nanjing Archaeological Institute and the Liyang ... in the afterlife was as organized as possible. Chinese folk religions interpreted death as a disruption in cosmological balance and a ...

    ashley cowie - 29/03/2019 - 22:00

  4. New Gibbon Genus Discovered in Ancient Chinese Royal Tomb?

    ... 31 miles (50 kms) to the northeast. The Ruthless Chinese Emperor Qin Shi Huang: How He Unified and Tyrannized His Subjects ... Qin Dynasty. ( Public Domain ) Chinese traditional folk religion regarded monkeys as supernatural beings and the Chinese symbol ...

    ashley cowie - 22/06/2018 - 22:58

  5. The Heavenly Legacy of the Ancient Manchu Shaman

    ... at shamanic shrines or altars called tangse (“hall” in Chinese). The word tangse originated from portable god boxes, shrines in ... assimilated into the Chinese religion, although Manchu folk religion persists with a distinct character within broader Chinese ...

    ashley cowie - 24/11/2018 - 18:45

  6. Shui-mu Niang-niang: The Old Mother of the Waters Who Submerged an Ancient City

    In Chinese folklore, Shui-mu Niang-niang, or the Old Mother of the Waters, is a ... by floods year after year. Yue Huang, the Chinese sky deity known as the Jade Emperor. ( Public Domain ) ... Year-Old Underwater Ruins in Japan Pangu and the Chinese Creation Story In legend, Shui-mu Niang-niang kicked ...

    May - 18/01/2016 - 01:16

  7. The Great Powers of Guanyin: An All-Seeing, Compassionate Inspiration

    Buddhism is usually regarded as a religion which is led by one master – Buddha. However, there are many more ... concepts of life and morality. Guanyin became popular in Chinese Buddhism and she also strongly influenced Chinese folklore.  She ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 28/08/2016 - 03:41

  8. Malevolent Phantoms, Corpse Brides, and Ancestor Spirits: The Ancient Belief in Ghosts – PART II

    ... Ancestor worship played a powerful role in the ancient Chinese belief in ghosts. Ancestor spirits could send important information or ... “ The treasures of darkness: a history of Mesopotamian religion” . 1978. Yale University Press Finucane, R. C. “ Appearances ...

    lizleafloor - 17/10/2015 - 00:45

  9. Tigers in Asian Myth: Are Pre Scientific Beliefs Bringing About the Collapse of Wild Tigers?

    Historically, tigers were a Chinese cultural symbol which inspired story tellers, singers, poets, artists, ... is the dwelling of the hereditary head of the Daoist religion, located in the Jiangxi Province, east of the capital city Nanchang. ...

    ashley cowie - 29/08/2018 - 18:50

  10. The Slavic Star Goddess Zorya, Guardian of the Doomsday Hound and Servant of the Sun God

    ... gods are less popular than Egyptian, Indian, Roman, Greek, Chinese, and others. Slavic mythology was recovered after many centuries. ... of these lands have started to create songs, stories, and folk dances to make the ancient beliefs stronger once again. Top Image: ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 19/07/2016 - 03:43

  11. The Tatars: The Golden Horde, People from Hell, Or Something Else?

    ... various other meanings through history. For instance, the Chinese referred to all of their northern neighbors as the barbaric ‘Ta-Ta’ ... Battle of Ankara – Part 1 The Cossack Sorcerers of Folk Legends and Historical Chronicles A Forgotten Empire: The Ancient ...

    ancient-origins - 06/10/2018 - 23:05

  12. Wildman, Chinese Version of Bigfoot: Sightings, Scientific Tests, Theories

    ... China, on Oct. 3, 2012. (Evilbish/Wikimedia Commons) Chinese state-run media agency Xinhua has estimated there have been about 400 ...  edited by Alf Hiltebeitel, professor in the department of religion at George Washington University and Barbara D. Miller, professor in ...

    ancient-origins - 13/07/2015 - 00:48

  13. Bloodsucking Baobhan Sith, Satan, and Dracula all Have Their Origins in Sumerian Vampires

    ... folktales, stories, and myths around the world begin with folk “straying from the path” and meeting beautiful females, only to ... the preta of the Hindu religions or the jiangshi of Chinese mythology , ekimmu were all thought of as spirits of deceased who had ...

    ashley cowie - 17/09/2018 - 22:55

  14. Tezcatlipoca: How Does the Supreme God of the Aztecs Compare to Other Omnipotent Deities?

    ... pattern across several cultures including the Inca, ancient Chinese, Hindus, and others with an independent emergence of a concept of a ... a god of conflict. He is described by scholars of Aztec religion as the embodiment of violent change.  Quetzalcoatl (left) ...

    Caleb Strom - 15/02/2017 - 14:02

  15. Feathered Tricksters Since the Dawn of Time

    ... and the Serpent: From the Neolithic Goddesses to Ancient Chinese Symbols of Nobility and Benevolence The Tale of Ivan Tsarevich, ... and Jaguars: Piecing Together the Multifaceted Ancient Olmec Religion An Intervening Trickster There is a tri-pedal jungle raven ...

    ashley cowie - 12/02/2018 - 18:56

  16. An Ambiguous Amphibian: The Everchanging Frog Symbol in World Myth

    ... associated with unclean spirits in Revelation 16:13. In folk religion and occultism, frogs became associated with witchcraft and ... secrets. Frogs to Harm, Heal, and Teach In Chinese tradition, frogs represented the lunar female energy -  yin , and ...

    ashley cowie - 07/02/2018 - 13:56

  17. Staked Through the Heart and Buried at the Crossroads – The Profane Burial of Suicides

    ... to Mutilate Potential Zombies The Living Dead: Chinese Hopping Vampires Confronting the Evil Dead: Terrifying ...

    Charles Christian - 19/05/2017 - 15:29

  18. The Mythology of Winter: 7 Supernatural Beliefs and Magical Rituals From Around the World

    ... to manifest itself as a creature of the snow. And in the Bon religion of the area, people used to believe the blood of the savage ... became a warrior, an adult, and a predator. 6.A Chinese Santa Claus The Western image of Santa Claus is not the only ...

    isav - 04/04/2019 - 18:52

  19. Anansi – Deity or Storybook Trickster?

    ... spider stories. The gentle and benevolent Qilin of Chinese mythology World’s Rarest Textile is Made From the Silk of One ... is the same as the deity, he has and continues to remain a folk hero in African and African American cultures. Anansi. ...

    ML Childs - 27/08/2018 - 02:59

  20. The Oriental Magical Practice of Onmyōdō and Its Checkered History

    ... Tzu: The Founder of One of the Three Pillars of Traditional Chinese Thought The Evolution of Wisdom: A Study of the Evolution of ... continue to be found mixed in with modern Shinto and within folk practice such as many of the rituals found in Shugendō. The enigma of the ...

    NisaRyan - 11/06/2019 - 23:01

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