Confucianism is an ethical and philosophical system, on occasion described as a religion, developed from the teachings of the Chinese philosopher Confucius .It has a monumental impact upon the life, social structure, and political philosophy of China for more than 2500 years. Confucius (/kənˈfjuːʃəs/; 551–479 BC) was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. My view on Confucianism Positive side There are five constant virtues in Confucianism: benevolence, righteousness, propriety, wisdom and fidelity, as specified in the feudal ethical code. I think this is the ancient wisdom which can be adopted as the rule of behavior both in ancient and modern world. I know these five
THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA The Great Wall of China is more than 6,000 km long and runs from the Yalu River on the border with North Korea to the Gobi Desert. The Great Wall was built to protect the Han Chinese people from Manchurian and Mongolian invaders. Minor kings, called warlords, built individual walls to defend their territories during the period of the Warring States (403 BCE to 220 BCE). These individual walls were connected into one Great Wall by the first Chinese emperor, Qin Shi Huangdi, during the latter part of his reign (246 BCE to 208 BCE). The Great Wall continued to be repaired and extended over the next several centuries by different emperors.
In contrast, the first five books of the Bible that were written before Christ (B.C. ), the Pentateuch, recount the prophecies of the Son of God to come – fully divine and fully man. The first five books of the Old Testament were “written by Moses during the forty years that the children
Confucianism and Taoism Confucianism is the foundation of traditional Chinese culture in addition to the full ideological system formed by Confucius on the conventional culture of the Shang, Xia and Zhou dynasties. It dominated the feudal community and has lasted for 2000 years, hence its effects in social, culture, history in Chinese cannot be assumed. However, it has been changed with time and still remains an item of learning, social code of Chinese and source of values. Its influence has likewise enlarged to other nations especially in Vietnam, Japan and Korea. Some people do not consider Confucianism as a religion since it has no deities or teachings concerning the afterlife (Xinzhong, 2000).
The book follows a set of about five characters. Those people are John Proctor the main character, His wife Elizabeth Proctor, Abigail Williams, his former love affair, Mary Warren his servant, and finally Reverend Hale the lord 's servant sent to help Salem. Of course these are not all
Zoroastrianism was pushed from Persia to the east (TravelChinaGuide). Manichaeism is a mixture of Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Greek ideas and Christianity and was popular among Chinese people (TravelChinaGuide). Last one is Nestorianism which was a school of Syrian Christianity (TravelChinaGuide). There was a lot of spread and birth of religions on the Silk Road. There were also cultural influences on both sides of the World.
For over 2,000 years, Buddhism has interacted with all levels of Chinese culture such as literature, philosophy, morality, arts, architecture and religions. As a result, Buddhism has successfully integrated into the traditional Chinese culture and has become one of the three pillars.” (Xing, 308) 2010 Religious report survey data show that there are China has about 185 million Buddhist believers, and in contemporary China 's five major religions, Buddhism has the most extensive influence on Chinese society, and the most converted believers are also the most. Thus, Buddhism has influenced China deeply in some aspects, such as , people 's thought language and economy. The Chinese people 's thought has been greatly influenced by the doctrines of Buddhism. Firstly, “the basic doctrine of Buddhism includes the Four Noble Truths: 1.
Confucianism has many influences on education of Vietnam and Singapore Originated from China, Confucianism, an ethical and philosophical system developed from the teachings of Chinese philosopher Confucius, is considered as one of the largest religions in Asia, concerned with the principles of good conduct, practical wisdom, and proper social relationship. Among Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries, Vietnam and Singapore are profoundly affected by Confucian ideas in many aspects of life such as economy, policy, society and especially in education. Although both Vietnam and Singapore’s education have been influenced by Confucianism, there are similarities and differences between two countries in terms of origin, moral education
Ⅰ.Chinese five-color system 1.1 The origin of five-color system In thousands years of history in China, the use of colors is various except the pre-Qin and the Qin dynasty. However, ancient Chinese before Ming dynasty actually pay no special attention to the color red. About the Huang Di period in 5,000 BC, people worship only one color. This period is called monochrome worship period. After the Huang Di, Shang, Tang, Zhou, and Qin, emperors chose color symbol according to the "Yin and Yang five elements" theory (the order of the five elements is water, fire, wood, metal and earth, corresponding to the black, red, green, white and yellow).
Up until the Communist revolution, Taoism was a very prominent religion within the nation. Originating in China about 2000 years ago, Taoism focuses on a theme known as “The Tao”. In English, this translates to “The Way”. The Tao is impossible to perceive but we are able to observe its effects on the world around us. People of the Taoist faith believe that all beings are unified or interconnected.
Another reason is because they resided in China. So where do they come from? The Hmong people go back to ancient China during the “Three Warring States.” The word Hmong comes from a group of tribes forming together meaning “Freedom People.” The tribes were known as Juili. The Juili Kingdom was established 5785 years before the Three Warring States. The Hmong people lived in southern China while Chinese lived in northern eastern China.
His study extends over five field stays, in which he learns incantations, ingests specific foods of initiation, and participates indirectly with sorcery (Stoller, Olkes, 1987, p.ix). Although Paul knew of the practice sorcery he believed that science
To understand the design behind the Forbidden City, one must look at Ancient Chinese beliefs and architecture. Feudal China was around for thousands of years going through several dynasties but still maintaining their beliefs and customs. Even after the Chinese monarchy came to an end structures like the Forbidden City continued to stand the test of time. The Chinese are a very spiritual people with many beliefs that go back to the beginning of its culture. One of these core beliefs are the five cardinal points that everything in life, whether spiritual or physical, is somehow subjected to.
The Asuka period brought the gradual growth of artistic and religious influences on Japanese culture from China. This influence grew even more during the Nura period as the Japanese began to model itself after the Chinese form and Buddhism spread through Japan. One example is the Triad, which was kept in the Yakushiji temple. The Chinese influence was apparent in its anatomical definition, realistic drapery, and naturalism. The Chinese influence in Buddhism thought and art was founded by Kukai, who traveled to China and studied Chinese Buddhism, also studied their calligraphy and poetry.