Chinese mythology Essay Topics

Stories of the Mid-Autumn Festival

Celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival is strongly associated with the legend of Houyi, his student Feng Meng, and Chang’e, the Moon Goddess ofImmortality. Tradition places these two figures from Chinese mythology at around 2200 BCE, during the reign of the legendary Emperor Yao, shortly after that of Huangdi. Unlike many lunar deities in other cultures… View Article

Feng Shui Butterfly and Magpie: Symbolism and Meaning

The magpie (xi que in Chinese) is a symbol of happiness in China. The character ‘xi’ means happiness in Chinese. Sometimes two magpies facing each other is used as a symbol of double happiness. It is believed when a magpie nesting in your house it means good luck is on the way to you. You… View Article