Our host learns what the responsibilities are for running an internet cafe. The responsibilities include making drinks, cleaning computers, and staying up all night.
How and why did does an icon of Buddha stop refugees in their tracks? Is is because of the religious symbolism behind the icon or is there more to this classic, ethereal icon?
Traveling with his child is an incredible experience for Simba's father. There is nothing more he would rather do than watch his son grow up by his side. For children, getting out and seeing the world is important to their growth and development.
To make something past tense in Chinese is very simple. Just add "le" at the end and the sentence is now past tense.
We are constantly saying goodbye to our friends, to our family, to our past selves. Master Hong Yi is no different. These goodbyes became an inspiration for his song, "Farewell".
At a young age, Simba's father took him out of school to travel. The education he received traveling hardly compares to what he could learn in the classroom. Languages, social skills, adapting to new environments these are all skills that can be developed outside of the classroom.
After becoming a monk Master Hong Yi deepened his study of Buddhism. The Buddhism value, love is compassion, became a part of his doctrine.
In the chaos and instability during Wei, Jin, and North-South dynasties people looked for hope and relief everywhere. When you have nothing how can you still have hope?
The transitions in Master Hong Yi's life happened naturally and are connected to his growth as an individual. Some wonder whether or not in his decision to become a monk he abandoned this world.
Gao You si finishes up the day and gets to counting his money. upon counting it all up he realizes he's made substantial gains and as he has promised he sends the money he made to his fans. The boss informs him that he calculated the money incorrectly, because he didn't count the cost. The boss says either way every month they pull in close to 50000 rmb.
An author and documentary filmmaker Laoji believes the only thing you should do as a kid is play. His son Simba has always longed to see the polar bears. One day Laoji and his family embark on a journey others only dream about.
When Master Hong Yi left to become a monk everyone was shocked. Even his wife and kids didn't understand.
Business picks up at the jianbing shop and Gao You si struggles to keep up with demand. He sees some of his fans and does his best to make jianbings fast enough. He also considers whether he should quit blogging and start making jianbings full time.
How do we break down this ugly stereotype of Xinjiang? Both side need to openly communicate and work together to clear up misunderstandings. But where do we start? Start from yourself of course!
Through fasting Master Hong Yi began to adjust his lifestyle and mindset to fit that of a monk. Afterwards he shaved his head and formally became a monk.
Mai Miao and Susan tried to avoid wearing to many layers by sending their winter clothes to the laundromat but of course that didn't work out.
Gao You Si our host hears online that people who make jianbings are making lots of money so he tries his hand at cooking some up.
Stereotypes of Xinjiang people don't only create confusion for the general population but also effect how Xinjiang people self-identify themselves.
When he was in Japan Master Hong Yi came in touch with Western art, which lead him to start his magazine. It was through magazines that he first heard of fasting.
Older people are scared of getting cold while the younger generation is scared of getting hot.
Stereotypes are dangerous, especially if they make up your entire understanding of something or someone. It is important to remember that everything and everyone is multifaceted. Just because one person does something a certain way doesn't mean everyone else does too.
Grandmother always took great care in her appearance and she expected the same from us. Red nail polish, makeup, earrings were an important part of her daily routine even into her later years.