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Chinese Zodiac: Exploring The Cosmos Abstract

The Chinese Zodiac This research looks at three major aspects of Chinese zodiac. The Chinese used the concepts of yin and yang, the five elements, and the animal zodiac to explain the cosmos happening around them. At the time, before any concepts of modern medicine or science, the Chinese turned to these tools to help […]

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Chinese Death Rituals

My final project for Gods, Ghosts, and Ancestors was a research paper about Chinese Death rituals and customs. I started to focus on Chinese Buddhism death rituals but my research discovered striking similarities between all three traditional Chinese religions. Traditional Chinese culture is comprised of three main teachings: Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism. These three main […]

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