Category: Culture

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Watch As DNA Testing Reveals How People From All Over The World Connected, The Ending Couldn’t Be More Moving

Everyday life prejudice can lead to a lot of misunderstandings, discrimination, hatred and wars between humans . The world’s

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Amazing photos from this eastern European town show life in better times

People about a hundred years ago didn’t have color photography, but they did have colors and creativity. It’s good

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3 Brutal Religious Persecutions That Are Still Happening in China Today

Mainland China is the site of some of the largest and most brutal human rights abuses. Chinese of faith

TeRra Han plays the kayageum, a traditional Korean 12-string zither, at Carnegie Hall in New York on Sept. 29, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

This Beautiful Korean Musician Preserves an Ancient Art

With her traditional Korean dress, her perfectly made up face, and demure appearance on stage, TeRra Han seemed like

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Climbing the Mount Everest for Cellists

NEW YORK—It was on her mind for at least 20 years. Inbal Segev had been preparing, practicing, gearing herself

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Private College in NY Authorized to Award Graduate Degrees in Classical Chinese Dance

Fei Tian College, a private college located in Cuddebackville, New York, recently became the first and perhaps only institution

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Legendary Foundations of Chinese Civilization: The Rise of Yu the Great (1)

Yu is one of the few called “the Great.” To earn this honorable distinction, not only did he quell

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Wise Sayings: ‘Treat Each Other With the Respect Due a Guest’

The expression 相敬如賓 (xiāng jìng rú bīn), which translates as “treat each other with the respect due a guest,”

"Filial Piety Moves the Heavens," a statue in China of Emperor Shun. (Dingar/Public Domain)

Legendary Foundations of Chinese Civilization: Emperor Shun (2)

This series by Epoch Times surveys the course of Chinese history, showing how key figures aided in the creation

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Wise Sayings: Good Advice Jars the Ear

Featured image: “Good advice jars the ear yet is beneficial for guiding one’s behavior; effective medicine tastes bitter yet

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The Art of Zhen, Shan, Ren Brings Eastern Culture and Raises Awareness on UCLA Campus

For a week starting Nov. 8, the Art of Zhen Shan Ren International Exhibition was held in UCLA’s Los

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Get Up Early—Like the Chinese

Zhu Xi, a 12th-century scholar whose teachings and interpretations of the Confucian texts influenced many generations of Chinese, once

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The Hidden Meanings Behind Chopsticks

Now made ubiquitous by the spread of Asian cuisine, chopsticks have been the dining utensil of choice in China,

"Filial Piety Moves the Heavens," a statue in China of Emperor Shun. (Dingar/Public Domain)

Legendary Foundations of Chinese Civilization: Emperor Shun (1)

This series by Epoch Times surveys the course of Chinese history, showing how key figures aided in the creation

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Mysterious “Badges of Honour” From a Japanese Festival

Rather than hiding the calluses, the bulges on these men are glorified for a very special reason. If you’ve been

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The Emperor Who Built China’s First Buddhist Temple

Liu Zhuang (28-75 AD), the second emperor of the Eastern Han Dynasty, became known after his demise as Emperor

The emperors Yao, Shun, and Yu ruled during the time of a legendary deluge that devastated civilization. (Epoch Times)

Legendary Foundations of Chinese Civilization: Emperor Yao and the Great Flood

This series by Epoch Times surveys the course of Chinese history, showing how key figures aided in the creation

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How Ancient China Understood Dreams

The famous theoretical essay “On the Equality of Things,” by ancient Daoist master and philosopher Zhuang Zi, ends with

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Legendary Foundations of Chinese Civilization: Hou Yi Shoots Down the Nine Suns

This series by Epoch Times surveys the course of Chinese history, showing how key figures aided in the creation

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Ancient Daughters-in-law Whose Filial Piety Touched Heaven

It has been said, “Filial piety is the most important of all virtues.” As the essence of Chinese culture,

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