The epilogue also spans through King Injong and King Myeongjongwith the last scene from March, At the outset, King Seongjong has ordered the execution by poisoning of his wife Deposed Queen Lady Yunthe mother of the crown prince the future Prince Yeonsan.
The story goes like this… Long, long ago, there were ten suns in the sky. The suns burnt all the plants and people were dying on Earth, until one day excellent archer Hou Yi used his bow and arrows to shoot down nine of the suns. Earth was saved, and people flocked to learn archery from Hou Yi.
Therefore, he just kept it at home. It made her fly to the moon where she would stay forever. To remember her and pray to her, Hou Yi and others started to worship the moon with many offerings.
The Emperor of Heaven got angry with him because of his attitude. In order to punish him, the Emperor of Heaven planted a huge cherry bay tree, 1, meters about a mile high, on the moon and toldWu Gang that if he could cut it down, he could become immortal.
Wu Gang thought this was his chance to try hard at something he was good at to gain immortality. However, the Emperor of Heaven had made it so that the cherry bay healed every time Wu Gang chopped it!
Today, people still believe an obvious shadow on the moon is made by the huge cherry bay. The Jade Rabbit A rabbit-shape lantern. The jade rabbit is the main character in the third famous Chinese Mid-Autumn story.
Three immortals, pretending to be beggars, went through the forest asking for food. The fox and the monkey quickly offered them food. The rabbit, who was less resourceful but very pious, felt guilty.The Moon Festival and the Lady of the Moon.
By Gao Ling the Moon Festival’s origins come from a story passed on from generation to generation and it is always related to the moon lady Chang’e.
Chang'e or Chang-o, originally known as Heng'e, is the Chinese goddess of the Moon. She is the subject of several legends in Chinese mythology, most of which incorporate several of the following elements: Houyi the archer, a benevolent or malevolent emperor, an elixir of life and the Moon.
The most famous Mid-Autumn Festival story is Chang'e flying to the moon. The story goes like this Long, long ago, there were ten suns in the sky. Chang'e or Chang-o, originally known as Heng'e, is the Chinese goddess of the Moon. She is the subject of several legends in Chinese mythology, most of which incorporate several of the following elements: Houyi the archer, a benevolent or malevolent emperor, an elixir of life and the Moon.
September 24, is the Chinese Moon Festival. It's not full moon on this date in China. The Chinese Moon Festival is the 15th lunar day of the 8th lunar month. The Lady - Chang Er. The time of this story is around B.C.
The earth once had ten suns circling over it, each took its turn to illuminate to the earth.
But one day all ten. The tale of the mysterious Lady Chang’e and her love story adds to the romance when Chinese people appreciate the scene of the full moon.