Episode Four: Death Prepares for a Festival

Episode Four: Death Prepares for a Festival

Spirits, Gods and Ghosts of East Asia

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This podcast discusses the story of “The Star Weaver and the Cowherd” which is a popular story found in both Chinese and Japanese cultures.  It is not only a story for entertainment, but one that showcases Chinese marriage structures throughout its history. The story also shows insight into the process of integration of Chinese culture into Japan. One story that serves many functions.Episode Four: Death Prepares for a Festival
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This podcast discusses the story of “The Star Weaver and the Cowherd” which is a popular story found in both Chinese and Japanese cultures.  It is not only a story for entertainment, but one that showcases Chinese marriage structures throughout its history. The story also shows insight into the process of integration of Chinese culture into Japan. One story that serves many functions.Episode Four: Death Prepares for a Festival
...Read Less