Confucius (or Kongzi) was a Chinese philosopher who lived in the 6th century BCE and whose thoughts, expressed in the philosophy...
A statue of Confucius, located in Hunan, China on the shore of the Dongting Lake. No contemporary physical likeness exists...
Confucius by Wu Daozi
No contemporary portrait of the Chinese philosopher Confucius (c. 551 to c. 479 BCE) survives but the most popular print...
Confucius, Buddha and Lao-Tzu
A Qing Dynasty print showing Confucius presenting Gautama Buddha to the philosopher Lao-Tzu.
Cradles of Civilization - From Babylon to China
Dr. Neiman describes the connection between Sumer, Babylon and the development of Chinese civilization.
Daily Life in Ancient China
Chinese culture is one of the oldest in the world today. Over 6,000 years ago this culture began to develop in the Yellow...
Daily Life in Traditional China: The Tang Dynasty
Daily Life in Traditional China: The Tang Dynasty by Charles Benn is an excellent resource as well as very entertaining reading...
Deciphering Ancient Cham Art
The Cham people of central and south Vietnam have impressive artistic and architectural traditions, dating back more...
Eastern Zhou Dynasty (c. 8th century BCE) bronze ding, used for cooking.
Dogen's One Bright Pearl & the Neo-Confucian Pattern
The concept of Oneness is expressed repeatedly in philosophical works both in the east and west. Whether one is reading...