chinese folklore

Chinese Demons - Zhongshan Going on Excursion

20+ Amazing Paintings of Demons and Mythological Creatures of the Chinese Folklore

Chinese Demons: A series of paintings and handscrolls from the Ming and Qing Dynasty depicting demons and other mythological creatures of the Chinese Folklore. Related: … Read more

Cham Dance

Lamas performing Cham Dance in Tibet

The cham dance, associated with some sects of Tibetan Buddhism and Buddhist festivals is believed to ward off disaster and ghost bringing luck and happiness.

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Koro, shrinking genitals syndrome-folk illness

Koro, shrinking genitals syndrome

Koro, known as shrinking penis (or testicles, scrotum or vulva in case of a female patient), is a folk illness or culture-bound syndrome specific to … Read more

Unruly Gods: Divinity and Society in China

Unruly Gods: Divinity and Society in China

“Unruly Gods: Divinity and Society in China is the first study in English to offer a systematic introduction to the Chinese pantheon of divinities.

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