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Chinese Zodiac Signs: An Overview
Chinese zodiac presented the character of persons born under each sign in twelve consecutive years. Each year are represented by the twelve animals, as follows
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
Herbs of Folklore and Modern Medicine: White Willow, Aloe Vera, and Garlic
Many of the medicinal herbs we use today have been studied by modern science for application in today’s medical field. These studies have shown that our ancestral folk uses of these herbs were very much correct in their applications. Here we will explore...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
Grimassi, Raven
Raven Grimassi is the author of several books on Wicca and Witchcraft, including The Wiccan Mysteries, which was awarded Book of the Year and First Place-Spirituality Book by the Coalition of Visionary Retailers in 1998. Raven Grimassi was born in 1951 to an...
Real Interviews >> Authors
Harding, Deborah
Deborah Harding began gardening alongside her parents when she was just able to walk. She lives in Ohio with her husband and two daughters. She writes articles on herbal concerns for magazines and web-zines, and gives lectures and workshops on growing herbs...
Real Interviews >> Authors
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic

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Chinese Folk Art, Festivals, and Symbolism in Everyday Life
Folk arts in China have developed over a thousand years.
Chinese Folklore & Literature High School & Adult (Suggested
Chinese Folklore & Literature. High School & Adult. (Suggested Grade Level 9 & Adult).
Displaying Chinese Folklore to the World
2010. Yang Lihui | Beijing Normal University. HARVARD-YENCHING.
of modern Chinese folklore investigation moved to Southern China also.
Under the auspices of H

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Mendon kids enjoy puppet party
To mark the end of the program, two puppeteers from Tanglewood Marionettes, a Ware-based company, performed "The Dragon King," a story taken from Chinese folklore.
Tanglewood Marionettes perform in Mendon
Marionettes will perform "The Dragon King," a fantasy based on traditional Chinese folklore.
Hollywood Takes On The Great Wall
The new venture's mandate is to make English-language films based on Chinese folklore and history. Mr. Wu said he believes Legendary East can steer through China's movie distribution rules while still creating films that appeal to a worldwide audience.
'Lone Ranger' production shut down
The companies are working on bringing well-known Chinese folklore tales to the big screen around the world. SkyLand recently co-produced Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, a movie inspired by the novel by Lisa See.
Five Things You Should Know Today: August 23
Zhang Ying and Rhonda Lund will give a presentation on “Dragons, Flutes and Monkeys: Ancient Chinese Folklore and Music” at 10 am in Eagan's Caponi Art Park. The two will tell stories and play bamboo, clay and bone flutes. Everyone is welcome.

Suggested Web Resources

Chinese folklore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chinese folklore includes songs, dances, puppetry, and tales.
Folktales from China
Return to D. L. Ashliman's folktexts, a library of folktales, folklore, fairy tales, and mythology.
Chinese New Year Stories for Kids - Folklore -
A collection of Chinese New Year stories and tales from Children's Literature. These Chinese children's stories are great to share during Chinese New Year.
Chinese Folklore | Mysterious China Blog
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 19:00. The moon goddess is a popular folk tale that dates from the Tang Dynasty (A.D.
Ancient Chinese Mythology
Ancient Chinese Mythology - Gods - Goddesses - Folklore.

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