A tale from Chinese opera, retold by Aaron Shepard. THEME : Prejudice, intolerance. Yet after centuries of ceaseless effort—meditating, disciplining herself, mastering the energies of the universe—this white snake took human form. Immortal now THEME : Prejudice, intolerance. The legend of White Snake is one of the most popular stories in the history of China, with countless versions. As they crossed the lake, the ladies insisted that the young man sit close to share the umbrella. Flying on clouds from their home on sacred Mount Emei, they had come to Hangzhou to sample the joys of the human world. A plant may become an animal. Another special group is the clowns, both male and female, who provide humor through foolishness or wit. A walk in a circle can mean a long journey. Her heart felt something she had never known before. When they met again, the two ladies thanked Xu profusely and entertained him with a sumptuous meal. One day when Lady White had gone off to rest, an old Buddhist monk entered the shop and spoke to Xu Xian. She changed her white silk sash into a living snake and fooled him into thinking that this was the snake that had frightened him. She tried to drink wine to please her husband. An animal may become a human. Fa Hai went to the heaven and asked the heaven emperor to help him. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here One year during the Dragon Boat Festival, while Bai is pregnant with their first son, her husband brews up a special surprise recommended by Fa Hai: Interaction Help About Wikipedia Community portal Recent changes Contact page. Xu Xian and Fahai passed away, but Blue did not forget. Flying on clouds from their home on sacred Mount Emei, they had come to Hangzhou to sample the joys of the human world. By then the rain had stopped, but Blue pointed secretly skyward, and it started once again. Heoi2 Sin1 buys some tangyuan from Lü Dongbin without knowing that they are actually immortality pills. The store quickly became well known and popular.