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“I found this a really clear explanation of Classical Chinese poetry. The examples are excellent. Xiexie ni. (Chinese poetry)
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Changes and transformations
The very ancient Yi Jing (I Ching) is one the great classics of Chinese literature. Its meaning has pondered upon for thousands of years, For much of China's dynastic history it was all pervasive, deciding when and who did things. In the full version the method produces two outcomes the 'current' and the 'future' and hence the name 'Book of Changes' as one transforms to the other. There are 64 possible outcomes arranged as six yin or yang lines. The laborious but satisfying traditional method uses fifty yarrow sticks, but for a thousand years three coins can also be used to give a more speedy answer. Read More
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