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Illuminating Chinese Classics
“Illuminating Chinese Classics” shares with you some of the stories behind Chinese history and culture, and the Chinese language. In each short episode, we unpack the meaning of a piece of classic Chinese text, and talk about how it relates to life in China today.
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Ratings & Reviews
3.6 stars from 5 ratings
喜欢牛牛
such a smart cookie!
Justin chaochaochao via Apple Podcasts · China · 02/09/19
Great show about Chinese culture
Really a fun show with great hosts and fun material! Ancient Chinese text with modern contemporary explanations! Cool! Keep up the good work!
fromasdfghjklmnvbcxz via Apple Podcasts · China · 12/22/18
Interesting program
Not boring. Talks full of fun and knowledge. Thanks!
慢慢学英语 via Apple Podcasts · China · 12/08/18
Recent Episodes
The first of the six classics (六经) that the Three Character Classic (三字经) recommends readers turn to is the Book of Changes (易经), which is actually made up of three books. It presents a method of fortune telling using something called the ‘eight trigrams’, which we explain during the episode. The...
Published 08/21/19
In this episode on the Three Character Classic (三字经), we talk about the Great Learning (大学), a wide-ranging text that talks about everything from how to manage your household and family and to the benefits of self-improvement, through to how to run a country and achieve world peace. The三字经 was...
Published 05/19/19
In this episode on the Three Character Classic (三字经), the book takes a step back to a topic touched upon earlier, namely, how people should approach their relationships with different people in their lives. We’ll talk about the bond between a sovereign and their subjects, and between a father and...
Published 04/19/19
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