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Chinese Mythology Podcast is a podcast where you get to join Yang's husband Eric as she tells him of myths and legends she grew up with. We hope you enjoy these stories as much as we do!

Chinese Mythology Podcast is a podcast where you get to join Yang's husband Eric as she tells him of myths and legends she grew up with. We hope you enjoy these stories as much as we do!
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Chinese Mythology Podcast is a podcast where you get to join Yang's husband Eric as she tells him of myths and legends she grew up with. We hope you enjoy these stories as much as we do!

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English


Episodes

Ep 90: Journey To The West 1 - The Birth Of The Monkey King

10/12/2018
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We will the start talking about the stories from the book Journey to the West 西游记. Today we will talk about the birth of the Monkey King.

Duration:00:12:46

Ep 89: Nine Sons Of The Dragon

10/8/2018
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I know we haven't really talked about dragon yet. Since there are so much about the dragon in Chinese mythology, today I decide to talk about the nine sons of the dragon.

Duration:00:10:24

Ep 88: Chinese Four Great Beauties 2- Wang ZhaoJun

10/5/2018
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In Chinese history, there are four women considered as the Four Great Beauties. Today we will talk about the beauty Wang ZhaoJun 王昭君 whose beauty was so entrancing that birds in flight would fall from the sky.

Duration:00:11:45

Ep 87: God With A Third Eye

10/1/2018
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We talked about the Heavenly Dog in our last episode. In Chinese mythology, people sometimes get confused of the Heavenly Dog with another holy dog called XiaoTianQuan 哮天犬, Howling Celestial Dog . Today we are going to talk about the its owner. His name is ErLangShen 二郎神.

Duration:00:08:58

Ep 86: Heavenly Dog

9/28/2018
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Since recently we talked about some myths and legends about the moon, we will talk about a mythical creature that is considered to eat the moon or the sun during an eclipse today. It is TianGou 天狗, Heavenly Dog in Chinese mythology.

Duration:00:11:59

Ep 85: Mid-autumn Festival - Jade Rabbit And Chinese Sisyphus

9/24/2018
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Today we will keep talk about stories about the Mid-Autumn festival and they are great entertainment for tonight's moon gazing. Today we will talk about the Jade Rabbit and Chinese Sisyphus on the moon.

Duration:00:07:29

Ep 84: Mid-autumn Festival- Goddess Of The Moon

9/21/2018
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It is almost the Mid-Autumn Festival 中秋节. We will use two episodes to share them with you. We will start with story of the goddess of the moon today.

Duration:00:08:59

Ep 83: Shine Shine Monk

9/17/2018
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It is the rainy season after a great summer. Today we will talk about a cute tradition in ancient China since the Yuan dynasty 元代 and in Japan today that people do to pray for a sunny day.

Duration:00:03:59

Ep 82: Chinese Four Great Beauties 1 - XiShi

9/14/2018
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In Chinese history, there are four women considered as the Four Great Beauties. They are known for their beauty and they are remembered also due to their influences over the emperors. Today we will talk about one of the beauties XiShi 西施

Duration:00:05:23

Ep 81: The Assassin Lady Nie - part 3

9/10/2018
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Today we will continue and finish the story about the legendary female assassin called Nie YinNiang 聂隐娘. This story is from the Tang dynasty around the year 860.

Duration:00:07:14

Ep 80: The Assassin Lady Nie - part 2

9/7/2018
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Today we will continue our story about a legendary female assassin called Nie YinNiang 聂隐娘. This story is from the Tang dynasty around the year 860. We will use three episodes to talk about this story.

Duration:00:07:11

Ep 79: The Assassin Lady Nie - part 1

9/3/2018
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Today we will tell a story about a legendary female assassin called Nie YinNiang 聂隐娘. This story is from the Tang dynasty around the year 860. We will use three episodes to talk about this story.

Duration:00:10:01

Ep 78: The New Ghost

8/31/2018
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Today we are going to tell a story about a newly died ghost trying to make a living. It is from the book called 幽明录 YouMingLu from the Southern dynasty 南朝 between the year 420 ~ 479.

Duration:00:07:55

Ep 77: Soup Of Forgetfulness

8/27/2018
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Since it is still around the time of the Ghost Festival which we talked about last time, I want to talk more myths about the underworld in Chinese mythology.

Duration:00:10:07

Ep 76: Ghost Festival

8/24/2018
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It is almost the time of the Ghost Festival and today we will talk about this special day in China. We talked about the Day of Death in our podcast before and it is a little similar to but not quite the same to Ghost Festival.

Duration:00:13:03

Ep 75: Monkey King

8/20/2018
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Today we will talk about the favorite of most Chinese people especially kids. I am not exaggerating -- the monkey King Sun WuKong 孙悟空. If you never heard about him, you might know Goku from the cartoon Dragon Ball who is based on the monkey king.

Duration:00:09:27

Ep 74: Queen Mother Of The West

8/17/2018
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Today we will talk about one of the earliest goddess in Chinese mythology and Taoism – Queen Mother of the West 西王母.

Duration:00:06:39

Ep 73: Theft Of Peach

8/13/2018
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Today we will tell a story called theft of peach from the book Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio 聊斋 志 异. It is based on the author's real experiences of watching a magic show on the streets.

Duration:00:11:32

Ep 72: Eight Immortals 8- HanXiangZi

8/10/2018
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Today we will talk about the last immortal in the Eight Immortals 八仙. The 8th immortal is called Han XiangZi 韩湘子, who represents the young. If you want to know about other immortals please check out our previous episodes.

Duration:00:06:57

Ep 71: The Creature That Knows Creatures

8/6/2018
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There are countless mythical creatures in Chinese mythology. Today we will talk about a mythical creature called BaiZe who is an expert of mythical creatures.

Duration:00:06:48