The Hall of Deep Willows and Its Master

該內容僅提供英文版。 深柳大師與深柳堂 Wu Yankang 武延康 Translated by Frederick W. Mote 閒門向山處
深柳讀書堂 Editor’s Note The following is an account of the Jinping Buddhist Press, founded in Nanking following the depredations of the Lower Yangtze Valley, and the wholesale destruction of Buddhist monasteries, libraries and practice, during the pseudo-Christian Taiping Rebellion (1851-1865).… 閱讀

The Age of Exuberance

該內容僅提供英文版。 David Hawkes The Chinese equivalent of the sack of Rome occurred in A.D. 311 when [the capital of the Latter Han dynasty] Luoyang fell to the barbarians. As many better-off Chinese as could get away fled south, where a Chinese court had established itself in Nanking.… 閱讀

Kangxi and Xiaoling

該內容僅提供英文版。 Kangxi visits Xiaoling and also the former imperial palace 治隆唐宋… 閱讀

Choice Morsels from Li Yu

該內容僅提供英文版。 Selected and translated by T.C. Lai 賴恬昌 No account of Nanking would be complete without reference to Li Yu 李漁 (李笠翁, 1610-1680) who published The Arts of Living 閒情偶寄 in 1671, when he was sixty.. … 閱讀