Myth & Legends

  • 愚公移山

    愚公移山

    At 90 years old, Yugong convinced his family to move the mountain that had made it difficult to reach the city. How did he do it?

  • 中国的丘比特

    中国的丘比特

    In Chinese mythology, our Cupid is not an angel with a bow and arrow. Instead, it is an old man under the moonlight called Yuelao. And he does his matchmaking rather differently.

  • 月亮上的白兔

    月亮上的白兔

    When the moon is the brightest, people on Earth can see a rabbit on the moon. What is the rabbit doing on the moon? Find out in this Chinese legend story.

  • 拔苗助长

    拔苗助长

    When you see your seedlings grow so slowly, why not give it a pull? Or should you? Read this Chinese idiom story to see what the farmer did.

  • 雷公和电母

    雷公和电母

    In traditional Chinese mythology, there are guardian deities for everything in the world. This is a story about the not-so-handsome Thunder God and his beautiful wife.

  • 战神刑天

    战神刑天

    When the war had raging on for 3 years in Xihe City, turning a bustling city into a ghost town, two soldiers, sneaked up and the mountains and prayed for the appearance of the God of War – Xingtian. Would their wish be granted?

  • 塞翁失马

    塞翁失马

    A series of misfortunes were happening to an old man, how he reacted surprised his neighbors.

  • 画蛇添足

    画蛇添足

    Circa 200 B.C., a wealthy family hired helpers to help out with a big ceremony to worship their ancestors, the helpers ran into a problem.

  • 十个太阳

    十个太阳

    According to Chinese mythology, there were ten suns at some point 😱 What kind of story unfolded then? An interesting one? Or a horrifying one?