Meaning of the Idiom
ba xian guo hai（the Eight Immortals Cross the Sea）
The so-called Eight Immortals refers to the eight immortal, they are: Tieguai Li (also called Li Tieguai, meaning Li with the Iron Crutch), Han Zhongli (or Zhongli Quan), Zhang Guolao, Lan caihe, Han Xiangzi, Cao guojiu; He xiangu and Lu Tung-pin.
One day, the Eight Immortals decided to go to the sea and play.
Lu Tung-pin, said: “Everyone threw their treasures on the sea, it is crossed by the sea, comparison and who is more supernatural powers, how?”
Tieguaili first welcomed the recommendation, high-spirited mood he said: “Well you look at me!!” Put the crutches toward the sea, crutches like a boat floating in the water, a torrent somersault, turned upright on crutches.
Han Chung then put his palm-leaf fan thrown into the sea, standing on the top jump.
Subsequently, several other fairy also recount, Zhang Guolao , is riding a donkey down, marching Lu Tung-pin take a sword, Han Xiangzi sitting, He xiangu is riding a lily flowers, all of them are floating up in the sea.
Eight Immortals secure in the surging waves along the drift, which clouds feel different, do not have a new stimulus and atmosphere, we really played with pleasure.
In this case, obviously drunk suddenly points to the right hand, and shouted:
“We see ah! There seat mirage!”
We turned around and saw a gradually rising mountains from the sea, the mountains there are trees, there are buildings, while on the up in the air, the clouds slowly into the horizon, a flash, a cloud that has been scattered by the wind a.
Han Xiang said: “We do not really treat shallow sea dragon mirage gas is booed out of gas, a rare century ah!!”
Suddenly, the blue and disappeared from them. We wait and see far and near, while calling to find, but I could not see blue and traces of old Chang guess, he said:
“East China Sea Dragon King might be trouble, he did not welcome us his prowess at sea, the blue and caught underwater to go, we go together to the underwater dignitaries go!”
We came to the Dragon Palace, Dragon King politely request release. Dragon unreasonable, not only refused, but also sent his sons to lead the minor players to kill the Eight Immortals. Eight Immortals had to use magic to carry a weapon, resisting many small, after a fierce battle, two were the Eight Immortals Dragon Prince killed.
A dragon, his two sons were killed the Eight Immortals, really extreme grief, please South China Sea, West Sea, North Sea Dragon King to help. Dragon King ton of bricks, the Eight Immortals also riled. Torrent wine gourd sea water absorbance, and the remaining few will be immortal Tarzan moved over to fling the East China Sea, the East China Sea became an immediate high.
The two sides played incredibly hard, sun and the moon light, the Lao, and Avalokiteshvara Buddha also alarmed, they all came to mediation. The results of mediation is, by the blue and the East China Sea Dragon King sent two Jade, as compensation for killing two Prince Tarzan moved back by Kannon responsible place.
Because of a dispute, the Eight Immortals Jade Emperor was downgraded first-class. Since then, the Eight Immortals no longer afraid to stir up trouble to the outside.
bā xiān guò hǎi，比喻那些依靠自己的特别能力而创造奇迹的事。
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