Crane (Chinese mythology)
Cranes are an important motif in Chinese mythology. There are various myths involving cranes, and in Chinese mythology cranes are generally symbolically connected with the idea of immortality (Eberhard, 1983: 75-76). Chinese mythology refers to those myths found in the historical geographic area of China. The geographic area of "China" is of course a concept which has evolved of changed through history. Cranes in Chinese mythology include myths in Chinese and other languages, as transmitted by Han Chinese as well as other ethnic groups (of which fifty-six are officially recognized by the current administration of China). (Yang 2005:4) The motifs of cranes may vary in a range from reference to real cranes (such as the Red-crowned Crane) to referring to transformed Taoist immortals (xian), who sometimes were said to have magical abilities to transform into cranes in order to fly on various journeys.

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Crane in Chinese mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cranes are an important motif in Chinese mythology. There are various myths involving cranes, and in Chinese mythology cranes are generally symbolically ...
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Chinese mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chinese mythology refers to those myths found in the historical geographic area of China: .... Ghouls cried in the country and cranes shrieked for ten nights.
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[edit]. Further information: Crane in Chinese mythology. Illustration in the English manuscript Harley ...
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Red-crowned Crane - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
China[edit]. File:Grus japonensis 2010 ueno.ogv. (video) A Red-crowned Crane feeding. Further information: Crane in Chinese mythology.
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Legend of the Crane - S.O.S. Walk
Greek and Roman myth tended to portray the dance of cranes as a love of joy ... In Japanese, Chinese, and Korean tradition, cranes stand for good fortune and ...
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NPWRC :: The Cranes
Feb 1, 2013 ... For centuries, cranes have evoked strong emotional responses in people. ... human art, artifacts, mythology, and legend in cultures around the world. ... In China, cranes have long symbolized longevity, and often appear in ...
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Chinese Symbol for Longevity - What's Your Sign
Heron or Crane: There are four types of cranes in Chinese myth: White, yellow, blue and black. The black crane is thought to live the longest - up to 600 years.
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Chinese crane symbolism, legend and meaning. What does crane represent or symbolize in China. ... Snake Myths and Legend · Three Legged Frog
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Cranes in myth, legend and tradition In Asia. • In Japan the crane was ... ' Honorable Lord Crane'. In China the crane was the 'Patriarch of the feathered tribe'.
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30.04.2006 · Best Answer: immortality ... it is also believed in folk lore that by giving someone 1000 cranes you can cure their illness. ... Well, according to my ...
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Crane in Chinese mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There are various myths involving cranes, and in Chinese mythology cranes are generally symbolically connected with the ... New York: Oxford University Press.
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Chinese mythology refers to those myths found in the historical geographic area of China: these include myths in .... Ghouls cried in the country and cranes shrieked for ten nights. ..... Albany, New York: State University of New York Press.
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4 Taxonomy and systematics; 5 Cranes in mythology and symbolism; 6 See also; 7 References ... Central Asian populations of this species migrate to Northern India in the winter ..... MS thesis, University of South Dakota, Vermilion, S.D.. 86 p.
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According to the Digital Dictionary of Buddhism, Chinese xian (仙) can mean ... xian" with English peri "a fairy or supernatural being in Persian mythology" ... In Chinese art, xian are often pictured with symbols of immortality including the dragon, crane, fox, white deer, pine tree, ..... Albany: State University of New York Press.
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Jan 1, 1983 ... rise to a variety of legends, myths, and folktales. Among the best ... Greek alphabet, cranes and their behavior are responsible for several words ...
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Roberts, Jeremy, 1956–. Chinese mythology A to Z: a young reader's companion / by Jeremy Roberts. ...... himself into a crane after spending 1,000 years in the mountains studying ...... Press of Harvard University Press, 1992. Frédéric, Louis.
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The chief literary sources of Chinese myths are the Li tai shên hsien t'ung chien, ...... A system of schools, academies, colleges, and universities obtained in ...
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Key words: peopling of the New World, comparative mythology, Eurasian and. Amerindian ... cranes is repeated by dozens of Greek and Latin authors. The earliest Antique ...... Seattle & London: University of Washington Press. Hines, Donald ...
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Jeremy Roberts, 2009
A mythological land said to exist in the north, surrounded by water. Only women lived there. Any male child born would die within three years. crAne A symbol of longevity in Chinese folklore and myth. Cranes were believed to be able to fly ...
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Ken Cohen, 1999
Qigong (ch'i kung) is the modern incarnation of a Chinese energy art that goes back over 2,000 years. With superior scholarship and scientific acumen, The Way of Qigong covers the entire range of theory and practice, including relaxation, meditation, massage, therapeutic touch, and postures. Qi (ch'i) means "life energy," and th...
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Lihui Yang, Deming An, Jessica Anderson Turner, 2008
It was presided over by an immortal named Nanji Xianweng (meaning the “ Immortal Grandfather of South Pole”). A white crane guarded those treasured plants. The legend states that the special creature, the White Snake, had magic power ...
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Ken Cohen, 1999
The Art and Science of Chinese Energy Healing Ken Cohen ... Dr. Hu's book is probably the best work on the subject in the Chinese language. One of his ... In Chinese mythology, the crane is the companion of Shou-lao, the God of Longevity.
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Robert Moss, 2005
"Here are tools and guidance to help truly begin to heal that relationship with death/dying." (Victoria Vlach, Dream Network, Autumn 2005)"I found this to be an important work for anyone who wishes to work with dreamtime, for what ever reason. . . . it gives the reader a way to go into their dreams, to become a part of their dreams, ...
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Vividly retells traditional myths and legends of the Chinese people and illustrated by an intriguing array of paintings and illustrations.
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The Columbia Anthology of Modern Chinese Drama
The Columbia Anthology of Modern Chinese Drama
Xiaomei Chen, 2013
A It is unclear why Li Tiantian refers here to the rare Japanese crane ( Grusjaponensis, aka the red-crowned crane or Manchurian crane), a symbol of longevity in traditional Chinese mythology. A The Communist Youth League of China admits ...
Lord of the Cranes: A Chinese Tale
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