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Life of the Buddha

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Buddhism is one of the philosophical-religious currents that has permeated the Chinese people; mora tan that, it has been the only foreign religion that has been successful. Siddharta Gautama the Buddha was a historical character who lived in India and whose teachings spread throughout Asia and, in modern times, all over the globe.

Poema en Siete Pasos de Cao Zhi

A Poem in Exchange for the Life of Cáo Zhí

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When Cáo Pī 曹丕 became the emperor of China, he was willing to kill his brother Cáo Zhí 曹植 so he could not claim the throne for himself. Thus he challenged him to compose a poem in the time it took him to walk seven steps. If he succeeded, his life would be respected; otherwise, he would be sentenced to death.