Like the secret to performing tai chi, to reach a state in which troubles are a thing of our past, we must forget everything including our material worth and troubles and become one with nature.
This entertaining and informative video on the Chinese obsession with gift-giving reveals a lot about contemporary Chinese social and political issues (covering everything from social competition to corrupt officials) and also delves into the ancient origins of this long-running practice.
In this experiment, PM2.5 and carbon monoxide levels in a room are tested before and after the lighting of a cigarette.
China's first statues did not come from the popular Song or Tang dynasties. Yi Gongzi explains.
Yi Gongzi describes the chaos and turmoil of the Wei, Jin, Southern and Northern Dynasties.
Yi Gongzi tells the tale of Xiaoming and how he discovered an important find during the Northern Qi Dynasty.
Why does the statue of Buddha suddenly bring calmness to those who have experienced suffering?
How do the Buddha statues from the Northern Qi Dynasty compare with those from the Northern Wei Dynasty?
Yi Gongzi explains how the face of the Buddha can show us what the deepest state of calmness and relaxation looks like.
How do we reach a fully relaxed state of being?
Yi Gongzi explains the meaning of the Buddha's expression of complete acceptance.
What is true and complete acceptance?
We are introduced to two of China's most prized examples of celadon porcelain from the Song Dynasty.
In this video, we learn about the unparalleled outer design of one of the most magnificent examples of celadon porcelain from the Northern Song Dynasty.
One of the biggest problems in Chinese society is the absence of parents in their kids’ lives. Parents often work elsewhere while the children stay in their hometown with their grandparents.
The idea of vegetarianism started in China thousands of years ago. So, let's find out why people started to become vegetarians.
It feels good to start the New Year off with a bowl of veggie noodles.
Longhua Temple's veggie noodles are a traditional dish that one eats for the New Year. Six hundred bowls of these noodles can be made in just one hour.
As the most delicious vegetarian dishes come from the temples, a visit to one may be in order to try top vegetarian dishes.
The Jade Buddhist Temple in Shanghai is famous for its vegetarian meals. It is a must-try if you are into veggie dishes.
Behind every dish, there is a meaning. This vegetarian dish is called "Understand and Embrace."
The lotus flower is a symbol of Buddhism. Therefore, a vegetarian dish is made with this concept in mind.
One needs creativity to cook an impressive dish. The Bead Curtain is a very interesting vegetarian dish that uses aloe as its main ingredient.
Olive Oil-Fried King Oyster Mushrooms: a simple but delicious dish.