Honored by the Jade Emperor – The Chinese Zodiac

Thursday, December 31, 2015

The twelve animals of the Chinese Zodiac have always been popular motifs in East Asian art, each holding unique symbolic meanings. The story of how the twelve were chosen has become a folktale with many variations but one of the most popular begins with the Jade Emperor calling on all the animals of his kingdom to a race....

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