This The Chinese Myth of the White Snake and the Meddling Monk video also includes:
The Chinese myth of Bai Su Zhen and her husband Xu Xian pits the pair against the meddling monk Fa Hai. Follow along with a short animated version of the story.
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- To expand the lesson, show the first episode in the myth of Bai Su Zhen and XU Xian
- Have groups investigate other versions of the myth and report on the significant differences
- Include in a study of mythology
- Provide context for the Buddhist tradition of karma so that students will understand Xu Xian's fear of the consequences of his wife's actions
- The resource includes the video, a comprehension check, links to related articles, and a discussion question