Sacred 5 Of China
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First published in 2007. Geil argues in this book that five is a number most remarkable to the man of the Central Kingdom. Crafted to the rule of fifths, the author discusses aspects of the world, mountains and religion which lead to the analysis of five. These include the ascent of five key figures: Tai Shan, Nan Yo, Sung Shan, Hua Shan and Heng Shan. This title includes illustrations throughout with a comprehensive index.
Table of Contents
Part I Tai Shan, Green Peak-of-the-east; Chapter I_I The Foot of tai Shan, in 5 Digits; Chapter I_II The Ascent of Tai Shan in Five Stages Up the Pan Road in Five Stages; Chapter I_III The Top of Tai Shan, in 5 Parts; Part II Nano Yo, Red Peak-of-the-South, in 5 Sections; Chapter II_1 The Pilgrimage; Chapter II_II The Holy Street at Foot of Nan Yo; Chapter II_III The Ascent of Nan Yo; Chapter II_IV Heroes and Fairies; Chapter II_V The Oil Bible School; Part III Sung Shan, Yellow Peak-Of-The Centre, in 5 Divisions; Chapter III_1 The Holy City; Chapter III_II Scenery Around; Chapter III_III History of Sung Shan; Chapter III_IV Other Notabilities of the Mountain; Chapter III_V Two Gentlemen, and a Third; Part IV Hua Shan, White Peak-Of-The-West, in 5 Portions; Chapter IV_I By Rail, Litter, and Donkey; Chapter IV_II Champion Sleepers; Chapter IV_III Valley Mouth To Ch'ing Ko Ping; Chapter IV_IV Green Axe-Helve to the Golden Palace; Chapter IV_V The Right Place to Worship the White Spirit; partV Hêng Shan, Black Peak-of-the-North, in 5 Separations; Chapter V_I By Indestructible Cart; Chapter V_II Octagonal Holy City, Metropolis of Children; Chapter V_III An Evening with the Records; Chapter V_IV Ascent Through the Brook of God; Chapter V_V From the Inn of Immortality to the Black Gate; Epilogue;
Gell, William Edgar