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  Zhou Yu (Gongjin) - Sanguozhi (Records of the Three Kingdoms) Biography - English Translation
Two of Zhou Yu’s ancestors, Zhou Jing and Zhou Zhong held the position of Tai Wei in the Han dynasty and Zhou Yu’s father was once the magistrate of Luo Yang.
Zhou Yu’s uncle, Zhou Shang, was the Grand Administrator of Dan Yang.
During then, Zhou Yu was 24 years old and people in the Wu prefecture would refer to him as Zhou Lang (or “Young Gentleman Zhou”) Zhou Yu’s charitable and trustworthy nature was well known in the Lu Jiang region and he was ordered to defend Niu Zhu.
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 Xi Zhou Dynasty (1134-256 B.C.)
Shang Zhou lost the war in Muya and burnt himself to death.
Zhou Mu Wang sent an expedition army to the west and defeated Quan Rong.
Married daughter of duke Shen and gave birth to Zhou Xuan Wang.
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 China: The crackdown on Falun Gong and other so-called "heretical organizations" - Amnesty International
In the case of Falun Gong practitioners, this means that anyone who has petitioned the authorities or taken part in peaceful assemblies or demonstrations against the ban on the group, or who continue to practice Falun Gong despite the ban, is liable to be punished.
Zhou Ximeng (f), 35, was the president of an architectural company in Shijiazhuang and reportedly a key contact person at the Falun Dafa assistance centre in the city.
Among other examples, Zhou Jiaying (f), a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference from Chongqing, Sichuan province, was "relieved of her duties" on 10 January 2000 after she protested at the crackdown on Falun Gong and called for it to be allowed to legally register with the Qi Gong Science Research Society.
web.amnesty.org /library/Index/engASA170112000   (16125 words)

 King Wu of Zhou - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
King Wu of Zhou (Chinese: 周武王; Pinyin: zhōu wŭ wáng) or King Wu of Chou was the first sovereign of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty.
Various sources quoted that he passed away at the age of 93, 54 or 43.
Zhou Gong Dan was one of his brothers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Zhou_wu_wang   (119 words)

 wiki/Zhou dynasty Definition / wiki/Zhou dynasty Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-14)
In the Chinese historical tradition, the rulers of the Zhou displaced the Yin and legitimized their rule by invoking the Mandate of HeavenThe Mandate of Heaven (天命 Pinyin: Tiānmìng) was a Chinese concept used to support the rule of the kings of the Zhou Dynasty and later the Emperors of China.
Ch.: 周显王, pinyin: zhō xĭan wáng, wg: King Hsien of Chou was the thirty-fourth sovereign of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty and the twenty-third of Eastern Zhou Dynasty....
Ch.: 周慎靓王, pinyin: zhaō shèn jìng wáng, wg: King Shenching of Chou was the thirty-fifth sovereign of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty and the twenty-forth of Eastern Zhou Dynasty....
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 Chinese history:The Western Zhou Dynasty (1046-770 BC)
The treasures and luxuries found in Zhou Xin's palace were used in rewarding the officers and soldiers of the Zhou army and also distributed among the people.
His uncle, the Duke of Zhou, a man of large ability, aprofound statesman and a most conscientious an upright prince, was appointed regent by Wu Wang before his death.
The enemies circulated rumors that the Duke of Zhou was not loyal to the Emperor.
www.chinavoc.com /history/xizhou.htm   (628 words)

 Chinese History - Zhou Dynasty event history (www.chinaknowledge.org)
The Western Zhou (Xizhou 西周) period is a highlight of moral government and enlightened rule in the thinking of the Confucianists.
Although the Confucianists see the Western Zhou period as a time of glory, humanity and perfect government, it was a hard time for the Zhou rulers to survive the attacks of the southern and western tribes.
The Zhou kings had to rely on the help of their neighbour states not even to protect themselves from raids by other powers but also to solve intern power struggles.
www.chinaknowledge.de /History/Zhou/zhou-event.html   (2003 words)

He lived in Zhou for a long time; witnessing the decline of Zhou, he departed.” When he reached the northwest border then separating China from the outside world, Yin Xi, the official in charge of the border pass, asked that he put his thoughts to writing.
The earliest strand revolved around the meeting of Confucius with Lao Dan and was current by the fourth century B.C.E. During the first half of the third century, Lao Dan was recognized as a great thinker in his own right and as the founder of a distinct “Laoist” school of thought.
Lao Dan is but one manifestation of the divine Laozi, albeit a pivotal one because of the writing of the Daodejing, which in religious Daoism commands devotion as a foundational scripture that promises not only wisdom but also immortality and salvation to those who submit to its power.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/laozi   (13348 words)

 Origin of the surname Cai, Tsai, Choi, Choy, Chua, Chai, Chye
Seeing that the power of Zhou Gong Dan was increasing, the Three Guards got jealous and rebelled against Zhou together with Wu Geng.
Zhou Gong Dan suppressed the rebellion, and Cai Shu was exiled.
Zhou Cheng Wang reestablished Cai Shu’s son Wu as the duke of Cai kingdom.
www.yutopian.com /names/15/15cai44.html   (325 words)

 Film Director Sun Zhou
In the 1980s, when most directors were devoted to filming deserts and plateaus, Sun Zhou focused his camera on the ordinary people of Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, an area at the very forefront of China's implementation of reform and opening-up.
Sun Zhou was born into an intellectual family in Shandong Province in the 1950s.
In 1983, Sun Zhou, then a director at the Shandong TV Station, finished his first TV drama, There Will Be Thunderous Snow Tonight, which made him famous overnight.
www.china.org.cn /english/NM-e/69600.htm   (680 words)

 Research of Qi gong
In this paper, these two categories of Qi gong were studied by measuring the variation of the power spectra of the brain alpha wave of the Qi gong masters during their practice of qi.
During the experiments, the peak power sector of the brain are far wave of each person were recorded and the date, in the period of zero to two minutes after closing their eyes were averaged and taken as a reverence value.
The temperature rise or drop of simply reflects the fact that the blood flow to the palm was increased or decreased by delating or constructing the blood vessels through parasympathic or sympathic nerves.
www.tcminter.net /Artikel/Qigongresearch.html   (1299 words)

 Riddle 8 Part 2
This is confirmed by Zuo zhuan, Xi Gong 15.14, which implies that the shy Shang prince Ji Zi, enfeoffed in Korea, was present at the ceremony.
Dan persuaded another brother, Shi (Shao Gong) to support him; but the other brothers abroad, suspecting usurpation, rebelled, joining forces with Wu Geng.
Dan's suppression of the rebellion in two years, defeating and executing Wu Geng, was the real conquest.
www.stanford.edu /~dnivison/8conquest2.html   (2788 words)

 Falun Gong-Chapter IV
Falun Gong practitioners not only can quickly develop their energy potency and supernormal capabilities, but also can acquire a Falun (law wheel) that is incomparable in power in a very short period of time.
Falun Gong consists of five sets of movements, which are Buddha Showing A Thousand Hands Exercise, Falun Standing Stance Exercise, Penetrating the Two Cosmic Extremes Exercise, Falun Heavenly Circulation Exercise and Way of Strengthening Divine Powers Exercise.
As with other exercises of Falun Gong, the end of this exercise does not mean the end of the practice, because Falun never stops rotating.
www.falundafa.org /book/eng/flg_4.htm   (5457 words)

 Vice Consul General of the Chinese Embassy in Russia Coerces a Russian Inhabitant to Denounce his Belief by taking his ...
On February the 12th 2004, Falun Gong practitioner Li Dan, an inhabitant of Irkutsk City in Russia, received news that his forty one year-old sister Li Xia, also a Falun Gong practitioner, was kidnapped at home in Shenyang City.
In their conversation, He Guoan threatened that his relatives in China might be in a dangerous situation if he continued to practise Falun Gong, and he himself might face an unpleasant outcome if he returned to China.
In December 2001, when Li Dan went back to China to visit his relatives in Shenyang City, he was unlawfully kidnapped on the street by local security guards and detained for seven days.
www.clearharmony.net /articles/200402/17993.html   (620 words)

 iB::Topic::Xiao Zhou Tian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-14)
The qi increased daily to the end of the third month when qi in the Dan Tian was so vigorous that it rocked his body and moved along the path of the small circle (down the ren mai to Huiyin, Rn1) and up the spine (du mai) stopping at Bai Hui, dU 20,the crowd.
So a person must have his 5 yin organs healthy before qi at the dan tian, is able to generate abundantly to flow and clear the blockage along the micro orbit.
Xiao Zhou Tian is not the same as the mathematic equation where by 0.25 hr (15 minutes)* 20 yrs = 5, or 0.5 * 10 =5 or 1 * 5 = 5 …..
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 Articles - I Ching   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-14)
At the time of Shang's last king, Zhou Wang, King Wen of Zhou deduced the hexagram and discovered that the hexagrams beginning with Force (乾 qián) revealed the rise of Zhou.
When King Wu of Zhou, son of King Wen, toppled the Shang Dynasty, his brother Zhou Gong Dan created Yao Ci (爻辭 yáo cí, "Explanation of Horizontal Lines") to clarify the significance of each horizontal line in each hexagram.
Its philosophy heavily influenced the literature and government administration of the Zhou Dynasty (1122 BCE - 256 BCE).
www.sidepoint.com /articles/Yijing   (2454 words)

 Western Zhou Dynasty Succession
Dan Fu, Duke of Old, moved to Qi and founded a Shang state.
When King Wu died, his younger brother Shu Dan, titled Zhou Gong, the Duke of Zhou, ruled as regent until Fa's son, Cheng, was old enough to take the throne.
This is the end of the Western Zhou dynasty.
www.trinity.edu /sfield/Zhoudynasty.html   (168 words)

 Falun Gong Today
The conference was part of a four-day event in the nation's capital, consisting of a concert, march and rally on Capitol Hill calling for an end to the persecution of Falun Gong in China.
Attacks against Falun Gong on U.S. soil by agents of the Chinese Communist regime have caught the attention of federal law makers.
Dozens of Bay Area Falun Gong practitioners gathered in Union Square on Saturday, the eve of the fourth anniversary of China's ban of the spiritual movement, demanding that the ban be lifted and that members jailed in China -- including Dr. Chuck Lee of Menlo Park -- be freed.
www.faluninfo.net /displayAnArticle.asp?ID=7669   (1113 words)

 I CHING FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-14)
At the time of Shang's last king, Zhou_Wang, King_Wen_of_Zhou deduced the hexagram and discovered that the hexagrams beginning with Force (乾 ''qián'') revealed the rise of Zhou.
By the time of Han_Wu_Di (汉武帝 ''Hàn Wǔ Dì'') of the Western_Han_Dynasty (circa 200_BCE), ''Shi Yi'' was often called ''Yi Zhuan'' (易传 ''yì zhùan'', "Commentary on the I Ching"), and together with the ''I Ching'' they composed ''Zhou Yi'' (周易 ''zhōu yì'', "Changes of Zhou").
All later texts about ''Zhou Yi'' were explanations only, due to the classic's deep meaning.
www.gottaorderflowers.com /I_Ching   (2630 words)

 Chinese Xia Shang History -- Political, Social, Cultural, Historical Analysis Of China
Shang, Zhou and Qin peoples are all said to be from the east against the Xia people in the west.
Zhou people were conferred the title of 'Xi Bo' (Count of the West) by Shang Dynasty King Zhouwang as a buffer state against the Western nomads.
Zhou King Wuwang's alliance against Shang pointed to the fact that Zhou people, by the timeframe of 1122 BC?, had basically surrounded the Shang people from north, west and south.
www.uglychinese.org /xiashang.htm   (11551 words)

 Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net
'''King Wu of Zhou''' ({{zh-cpc=周武王p=zhōu wŭ wáng}}) or '''King Wu of Chou''' was the first sovereign of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty (1122 BC - 256 BC) Zhou Dynasty.
King Wu is a major figure since he founded the Zhou Dynasty, which ruled for longer than any other dynasty in Chinese history.
There you find a list of all editors and the possibility to edit the original text of the article King Wu of Zhou.
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 Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-14)
The Duke of Zhou was a younger brother of King Wu, hence an uncle of young King Cheng.
The Eastern Zhou is characterized by increasingly brutal interstate and intrastate violence and warfare.
The state of Lu was established by the Zhou rulers for the descendants of the Duke of Zhou.
faculty.vassar.edu /brvannor/Phil110/earlyhistory.html   (9371 words)

 Cultural and Historical Glossary for Ancient China
Ji Dan: Ji Fa's brother, enfeofed as Duke of Zhou (chi.
Fengjian; System of enfeofment of Zhou noblemen; a term that has come to represent, in the Chinese language, ancient, old, traditional social, political and cultural systems, often translated as "feudal@, "feudalism", etc.
Guo: Noble fiefdoms or domains in Zhou times, whose governance was entrusted by the king through enfeofment to his noble relatives, vassals, and allies.
jan.ucc.nau.edu /~ckk/Cultural_and_Historical_Gl.html   (707 words)

 zhou brother   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-14)
because it was the fiefdom of Zhou Gong Dan, the brother of King Zhou Wuwang...
Duke of Zhou was brother of King Wu, who was the...
Duke of Zhou was brother of King Wu, who was the founder of Zhou Dynasty (BC...
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 Duke of Zhou Definition / Duke of Zhou Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-14)
The Duke of Zhou (Chinese The Chinese language (汉语/漢語, 华语/華語, or 中文; Pinyin: Hànyǔ, Huáyǔ, or Zhōngwén) is a member of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages.
Although Chinese is often regarded as a single language, regional variations in dialect, grammar and vocabulary are comparable to those of Romance languages.
The Duke of Zhou fought with the rulers of eastern states who joined with the remnants of the Shang to oppose the Zhou.
www.elresearch.com /Duke_of_Zhou   (163 words)

 Timelines and Reigns - Han Yellow River Basin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-14)
Zhou King Ji Fa confers upon Dan the hereditary title Duke of Lu.
Wei Ziqi, the brother of Zi Zhou (last ruler of Shang Dynasty), left the royal court.
When Ji Fa (first ruler of Zhou Dynasty), the conquered the Shang Dynasty, he made Wei Ziqi duke of Song in Shangqiu.
xie.dyndns.org /~chineseeyes/rhyellow.htm   (416 words)

 Friends of Falun Gong Europe
On the 9th of February, Fingal County Council passed a resolution condemning China’s persecution of Falun Gong and strongly arguing that the Chinese Government release the two Chinese students Liu Feng and Yang Fang and have them return to Ireland to continue their studies.
Falun Gong practitioners stated that they would continue to provide more names, perhaps even ten thousand people who are or have been involved in such persecution.
In addition to directly harassing Falun Gong practitioners, Chinese ofbicials in consulates and embassies around Europe have interfered with the peaceful, legitimate, and legal activities of Falun Gong practitioners in Europe by pressuring officials, businesses, and community organizations to withdraw support or deny services to those who practice or support Falun Gong.
www.fofg-europe.org /newsletter.cfm?newsid=31   (3707 words)

 Qin Shi Bu
Zhou Liang was light-hearted, lofty and free; he did not seek official position.
周召公 Duke Zhao of Zhou was a son of Wen Wang by a concubine.
(Zhou Xiang only learned she was a man after he offered her his daughter in marriage and she declined with a poem.
www.silkqin.com /09hist/qinshibu.htm   (12783 words)

 Kungfu Magazine: Magazine Feature Article
The Long Life Health Bar is also an important device for training Grandmaster Tu's art of jiu jiu shen gong or 99 Power Practice.
In the martial arts we say zhou huo lu muo (more is evil and gets into your mind.) If you're not paying enough attention to the two places that are most important when you meditate, you can go crazy.
This qigong of 99 Power Practice originated from Bodhidharma and Shaolin Muscle Tendon Change Classic Qigong (yijinjing.) When most people do exercise, they are just expending their energy.
ezine.kungfumagazine.com /magazine/article.php?article=319   (2721 words)

 DAOIST CENTER: Outer History of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-14)
Nonetheless, Zhou was at the center, and this centrality gave rise to the idea of 'The Middle Kingdom.' Eventually, the capital was sacked by outsiders from the West.
The Eastern Zhou was a time of shrinking control, due the continued invasion of the outsiders who had conquered Western Zhou.
With the conquering of the Zhou dynasty by the state of Qin, feudalism was replaced by centralized, authoritarian power.
home.comcast.net /~piannone/o-s/ch-outerhist.html   (5387 words)

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