Lu Shi Ke’s Rejecting Lustful Desires Led to Blessings

Pavilion in a park in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.

For Ming Dynasty scholar Lu Shi Ke, rejecting lustful desires literally turned out to be a matter of life and death. (Image: Yongnian Gui via Dreamstime)

The 4 Arts of the Chinese Scholar

A chinese zither.

The zither was the preferred instrument of scholars. (Image: adonyig via Pixabay)