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Tui bei tu is a Chinese prophecy book from the 7th-century Tang dynasty. The book is known for predicting the future of China, and is written by Li Chunfeng and Yuan Tiangang. It has been compared to the works of famous western prophet Nostradamus.
The book is supposed to contain clues to China's future conveyed through a series of 60 surreal drawings, each accompanied by an equally obscure poem.1 The title means "Back-Pushing Sketch" and comes from the last illustration.
Each poem is a prophecy, which describes a Chinese historical event that will occur in order. For example, the 36th poem should occur before the 40th poem. Poem number 60 is the last prophecy.
originally posted by: Whitecat
Here is a link to a translation...and it has 58..59...and 60...
Tui Bei Tu
originally posted by: Wifibrains
Sounds like a transformer movie...
Edit; On the flip side, it sounds like a very deep spiritual transformation told poetically through metaphor.
a reply to: kauskau
Water is being used here as a metaphor for the invisible, as I'm sure you are aware. A gateway. A kind of visible transparency.
I agree with water being resistant, but it could be a good safety precaution. Best to learn to swim befor flying. Then the water can simply be changed for something a little thinner/less resistant. Some kind of spirit perhaps.
Again... Not whiskey. Lol.
造化游戲(making game)(Or translation:technology game)