Gee (芷) – my partner – practising neidan meditation whilst life goes on around her. Thousands of years ago, her ancestors were servants of the
One of my academic specialities is understanding Mainland Chinese culture, and the numerous cultural habits of the Chinese diaspora. This ability is the product of
The Han ethnicity certainly is not ‘pure’, and may be thought of as very diverse. This is true except in the case of the Hakka people, who althougth a sub-stratum of Han today, are in fact considered to be a unique body of people that preserve and convey a specific type of unsullied ‘Northern’ Chinese culture extant hundreds of years ago.
The enemy will either have to traverse the deep moat, or circumnavigate its boundary whilst continuously receiving incoming fire from Hakka archers safely ensconced within the fortified structure.
(Translated by Adrian Chan-Wyles PhD) Li Zhen (1907-1990) was born into a Hakka family living in Liuyang County, Hunan Province. Li Zhen’s family lived in
This is a few of my academic notes which I am sharing. It represents only my opinion and is designed to further objective research and avoid the pitfalls of comfortable but highly ‘subjective’ viewpoints about ‘Hakkaness’.