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Rao San Ling – Rao San Ling Preparations Dali City, Yunnan Province Posted May 28, 2013 by Chinavine

Preparations for the Rao San Ling festival occur early in the morning and throughout the day prior to the festival’s official beginning. It is uncommon to find many men within the Temple’s walls on this day for preparations. Many of ...

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Rao San Ling – Introduction Dali City, Yunnan Province Posted May 28, 2013 by Chinavine

The Rao San Ling festival is celebrated by the Bai community annually near Dali in the Yunnan Province of the People’s Republic of China. Dali is a city located in between towering Cangshan Mountains and the scenic Erhai Lake. The ...

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祭敖包 (Obo Festival) – Introduction Posted May 7, 2013 by Chinavine

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Inner Mongolian Obo Festival – Introduction Inner Mongolia Posted May 7, 2013 by Chinavine

Sacrificing for obo is an ancient Mongolian ritual. “Obo” is a heap of stones or wood piled up on top of mountain or in highlands. Mongolians believe in Shamanism as well as Animism – that everything has a spiritual essence. ...

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AAD 252 Summer12 Week 3b ~ by: Amy Duryea Posted Jul 10, 2012 by duryea

While reading the articles, “Insole Embroidery: Introduction” and “Insole Embroidery: Insole Design,” It became clear to me that the tradition of embroidering not only relays a family’s status, but the soles also speak of messages. For example, certain symbols embroidered ...

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Qufu City Posted Jul 18, 2011 by Falisha Finke Sachon

The city of Qufu is located in the southwest region of Shandong Province in China and is steeped in history. The city’s historical import comes primarily from being home to the great Chinese philosopher and sage, Confucius. In fact, the ...

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Buddhism – Bibliography Posted Feb 14, 2011 by Falisha Finke Sachon

Borchert, Thomas. “Worry for the Dai Nation: Sipsongpann Chinese Modernity, and the Problems of Buddhist Modernism.” Journal of Asian Studies 67.1 (2008): 107-142. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 2 Nov. 2009. Ching, Julia. “The Falun Gong: Religious and Political Implications.” ...

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Buddhism – Spiritual Land Rush Posted Feb 14, 2011 by Falisha Finke Sachon

As a part of “Document No. 19, the post-Mao Chinese central government’s revised policy of religious freedom, many local governments have aided religious organizations in restoring places of worship that were damaged or destroyed during the Cultural Revolution” (Fisher 2). ...

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Buddhism – Introduction Posted Feb 14, 2011 by Falisha Finke Sachon

The practice of Buddhism in China has existed since the first century C.E. and is now practiced in many ways throughout the country. However, it is important to note that although differences can be found between the four prevailing Buddhist ...

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Confucius – Bibliography Qufu City, Shandong Province Posted Feb 14, 2011 by Falisha Finke Sachon

Casey, Edward S. Commemoration and Perdurance in the Analects, Books 1 and Philosophy East and West 34. 1984. Philosopher’s Index. EBSCO. Web. 1 Oct. 2009 : 389-400. Web. “The Confucius Family Mansion, temple and woods.” China Today 43.2.  (1994): 35. ...

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