Once upon a time in the Warring States period, the King of Wei was angered when he learned that the King of Chi had betrayed their alliance. Desiring revenge for this betrayal, he wanted to send an assassin to kill the Continue reading Epic Battles
Chuang Tzu’s friend, Hui Tzu, had become the Minister in the Kingdom of Liang. He hadn’t been in touch with Chuang Tzu for quite some time, possibly due to his many duties and busy schedule, so Chuang Tzu thought it Continue reading The Dead Rat
Once, Chuang Tzu visited the land of Lu and was invited to the palace by its ruler. They spoke for a while, and the topic of learning came up. With much pride, the King said: “In my land, we have Continue reading Scholarly Attire
Once upon a time in ancient China, there was an unusual bird from the sea that landed in the countryside. It was large and beautiful, resembling the legendary phoenix. People called it the Sea Bird. Rumors about it spread like Continue reading The Sea Bird
One day, a scholar by the name of Donguozi asked Chuang Tzu: “That which we call the Tao — where is it?” The two of them were outside, and Chuang Tzu said: “Everywhere. There is no place where the Tao Continue reading Where is the Tao?
During the Warring States Period, the King of Zhao was well known as a devotee of sword fighting. Swordsmen flocked to him, and about three thousand of them were granted residence at the palace. They battled one another every day Continue reading The Three Swords
Once upon a time in ancient China, there was a legendary monarch by the name of Yao. One day, he traveled to the Hua region, where he came across a local man. The man said to him: “Greetings, great sage! Continue reading Three Auspicious Wishes