blessings, fisherman, king carp, traditional chinese story, zhang deyan, zhao xing

The Chinese Legend of King Carp

During the Jiajing period of the Ming Dynasty, a fisherman in Jiangxi Province named Zhang Deyan spent his days fishing on the carp beach. He could barely make ends meet because of the heavy tax on fish imposed by the local government. However, King Carp was about to change that. On the 15th day of ...

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Red and white koi swimming in a pond.