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Sun-wu stories by Lillie Snowden Bousfield

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Published by Kelly and Walsh in Shanghai .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Baptists -- Missions -- China -- Xunwu Xian,
  • Missions, American -- China -- Xunwu Xian,
  • Hakka (Chinese people) -- Missions,
  • Xunwu Xian (China) -- Description and travel

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Edition Notes

Statementby Lillie Snowden Bousfield.
The Physical Object
Pagination129 p., [14] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13550641M
OCLC/WorldCa727229

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Sun Wu was thus a well-seasoned warrior when he sat down to write his famous book, which according to my reckoning must have appeared towards the end, rather than the beginning, of Ho Lu's reign. The story of the women may possibly have grown out of some real incident occurring about the same time.      Many books have I read on the subject of war and fighting; but the work composed by Sun Wu is the profoundest of them all. [Sun Tzŭ was a native of the Ch‘i state, his personal name was Wu. He wrote the Art of War in 13 chapters for Ho Lü, King of Wu. Its principles were tested on women, and he was subsequently made a general.   The story follows the adventures of Sun Wukong (孫悟空, a.k.a. “Monkey”) (fig. 1), an immortal rhesus macaque demon, who gains extraordinary power from long years of spiritual cultivation and rebels against the primacy of heaven. Like Loki in Norse mythology and Lucifer in Judeo-Christian mythology, this trickster god falls from grace when a supreme deity, in this case the Buddha, . The Monkey King, known as Sun Wukong in Mandarin Chinese, is a legendary figure best known as one of the main characters in the 16th-century Chinese novel Journey to the West and many later stories and adaptations. The Monkey King's origins predate the novel and can be traced back to the Song dynasty. In the novel, he is a monkey born from a stone who acquires supernatural powers through Birthplace: Flowers and Fruit Mountain.

  Sun Tzu and the Lesson of the Concubines. Posted on Ap Updated on Ap Sun Tzu’s book, The Art of War, earned him an audience with the King of Wu, who said, “I have thoroughly read your thirteen chapters. Origin. Sun Wukong’s history is revealed in the first seven chapters of the great Chinese classic Journey to the West (): After having ruled as the “Monkey King” for centuries, a stone monkey born from a boulder high atop the mystical Mountain of Flowers and Fruit sets out on a quest for immortality.   Sun Tzu is the reputed author of The Art of War . Sun Wukong is the main fighting power, the strongest of the group but he faced conflicts with his master many times due to his tendency to kill. The “Pigsy” is significantly weaker, he is also greedy, lazy and lustful, though he is a great help when fighting the demons in seas or rivers.

  One of the most famous primate characters in world literature appears in the great Chinese classic Journey to the West (Xiyouji, 西遊記, CE). The story follows the adventures of Sun Wukong (孫悟空, a.k.a. “Monkey”) (fig. 1), an immortal rhesus macaque demon, who gains extraordinary power from long years of spiritual cultivation and rebels against the primacy. Actually Monkey King is the name of the character given to Sun Wukong. This means “the one who has achieved the perfect comprehension of the extinction of both emptiness and non-emptiness”. This Chinese novel is thought to be telling an actual story of famous Chinese monk, Xuan Zang.   You asked - "What can be learned from the story of Sun Wukong and Journey to the West?" Maybe this could be reframed - 'Like the Zen 'Kōan' that asks 'What is the meaning of the Patriarch (Bodhidharma) coming from the West', what is the meaning of. Sun-wu stories.. [Lillie Snowden Bousfield] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lillie Snowden Bousfield. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: .