Upholding Integrity: We Are Family

A square bronze ding.

A square bronze ding. (Image: via Wikimedia Commons)

Trust Enables Hero Guan Zhong

A statue of Guan Zhong.

Guan Zhong (723 ~ 645 B.C.) was born in what is today's Anhui Province. (Image: via eTeacher Chinese)

Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations: Winning the Admiration of the Gods

'The Last Words of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius,' Eugène Delacroix.

'The Last Words of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius,' Eugène Delacroix, oil painting, 1844, The Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon. (Image: via Public Domain)

A Consort’s Wisdom Saved the King and His Kingdom (Part 2)

King Zhuang of Chu.

King Zhuang of Chu. (Image: via Baidu Encyclopedia)

A Consort’s Wisdom Saved the King and His Kingdom (Part 1)

King Zhuang.

King Zhuang of Chu State (reign 613-591 B.C.) was the most accomplished monarch among the five rulers during the Spring and Autumn period in ancient China. (Image: via Public Domain)

Shi Dakai Valued Righteousness Above Material Interests

The Taiping Rebellion.

The Taiping Rebellion (1851-1864) was the largest civil war in China and had a long-lasting impact on Chinese history. (Image: via Wikimedia Commons)

What Caring Emperors Do for Their People

Emperor Taizong of the Tang Dynasty.

The best Chinese emperors all had something in common: they held the people in their hearts and treasured them as their children. (Image: Screenshot via YouTube)

Why a Divine Horse Knelt in Front of a Merchant — the Circle of Deeds

A Buddha statue.

Once she looked back, standing before her was not the old blind lady anymore but a Buddha with incomparable majesty and a kind of compassion that no words in the world can describe. (Image: via Pixabay)

Legend of How a Pre-Teen Emperor Outwitted a Powerful General

Emperor Kangxi.

The then 14-year-old Kangxi Emperor took over the administration of state affairs. (Image: via Public Domain)

Enlightening to the Meaning of the Vicious Snake

A pond in the mountains.

In ancient India, a farmer overheard the Buddha and his disciple talking about a snake (Image: naban55 via Pixabay)