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The Chinese myth of the immortal white snake

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Speaker: Shunan Teng

The talented herbalist Xu Xian had just started his own medicine shop where he created remedies with the help of his wife, Bai Su Zhen. One day a monk named Fa Hai approached him, warning him that there was a demon in his house. The demon, he said, was Bai Su Zhen. Xu Xian laughed. How could his kind-hearted wife be a demon? Shunan Teng traces the tale of the immortal white snake. [Directed by Kino Bino, narrated by Pen-Pen Chen, music by Gav Cantrell].