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Madam White Snake

 

Madam White Snake

Madam White Snake is a Chinese legend/folklore, which existed as oral traditions before any written compilation. It tells of a powerful female white snake demon, Bai Suzhen, and a green snake demon of lesser powers, Xiao Qing, that take on human form and become two beautiful women. They set home in human world and meet the scholar Xu Xian and the white snake fell in love with him and marries him.

The Origin and Legends of the Mid-Autumn festival

 

The Origin and Legends of the Mid-Autumn festival

The Mid-Autumn festival has many rich and ancient legends associated with it. These mythical tales enrich the festive atmosphere with interesting stories and histories and also adding a weave of mystery behind it.

Legend of The Cowherd and the Weaver Girl

 

Legend of The Cowherd and the Weaver Girl

Story of Cowherd and the Weaver Girl, a Chinese folklore or fairytale about 2 star-crossed lovers in ancient China. It is also a romantic explanation on the formation of the Milky Way.


 

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