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The Most Popular Festivals and Events in Taiwan

24th May 2011
Taiwan is probably the most well-known tourist destinations in Asia. This charming island offers its visitors all they need for their ideal vacation. Here you can find ideal options for shopping and sightseeing, along with beautiful natural parks, numerou... Read >
Author: Rosita Loethen

Effects of being born under the Lunar Months

27th January 2011
Lunar months are calculated from Full Moon to Full Moon. It is counted from the Full Moon of Aries ( Mesha ) to the Full Moon of Pisces ( Meena ). The Full Moon of Mesha ( Aries ) occurs near the constellation Alpha Virginis (Chithra ) and hence is cal... Read >
Author: Govind Kumar

Using Sky Lanterns

09th July 2009
Sky lanterns are relativley new to the uk but have been used in china and thailand for hundreds of years when armies employed them as signalling devices and later were adopted by common folk, who used them to convey their wishes to heaven. The locals b... Read >
Author: manchester fireworks

Fuk Luk Sau – Gods of Prosperity, Authority and Longevity

03rd March 2009
The Three Star Gods, Fuk, Luk, and Sau are very famous in Chinese culture. These three represents the gods of longevity, happiness, and rank. Although they are being referred to as god, they are not literally worshipped in the traditional way a religion w... Read >
Author: Silvia Blach

Chinese Way of Determining a Baby Sex

20th February 2009
Chinese people use a calendar or a chart to determine whether the baby a woman is expecting will be a boy or girl. It works depending on how old the mother was when she got pregnant and the month she got pregnant. In today's world; technology is growing f... Read >
Author: Rob Melk

Celebrating Buddhism - Asalaha Bucha Day

27th October 2008
Asala Bucha Day is one of the most sacred days in Buddhism. It is evidenced as the day when the Triple Gem: the Lord Buddha, His Teachings and His Disciples came into being. Asala Bucha Day comes on the fifteenth day of the waxing moon of the eighth lunar... Read >
Author: Pushpitha Wijesinghe
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