Amid a renewed domestic interest in Buddhism, sacred Chinese Buddhist sites have in recent years...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 13, 2012
In the New York Review of Books, Ian Johnson writes about his experiences on a ten-day qigong retreat in a cave: In November, I came to Jinhua with about 400 others on a ten-day retreat to study with Wang Liping, probably...
by Linjun Fan | May 20, 2008
Chinese intellectual Hu Yong wrote an essay on his blog commenting on the first national day of mourning in China: May 19th was the first national day of mourning in China since the nation’s establishment. A large group of...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 15, 2005
From the International Herald Tribune: At Bei Shan Si, an ancient Taoist shrine that sits atop one of the peaks that ring this old Silk Road city, worshipers turn out in large numbers on a misty Sunday morning to climb the shrine’s many stairs, to burn incense in an appeal to the gods, or simply […]
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