Portfolio > Transposition

hyeseung jung
sai weng shi ma

"The old man lost his horse, but it all turned out for the best."

The story is well-known throughout the East Asian cultural sphere and is often invoked to express the idea of "silver lining" or "blessing in disguise" in Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Japanese. The story exemplifies the view of Taoism regarding "fortune" ("good luck") and "misfortune" ("bad luck").

source and plot of the story: