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Filial Piety Sutra

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Simcheong demonstrates beauty of filial piety


Beijing Updates Parables, ‘The 24 Paragons of Filial Piety’

Changes in filial piety in China, reported in NYT 9/7/12. Also see report on

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光孝寺 Guangxiao Temple

BRIGHT FILIAL PIETY TEMPLE Situated at the north end of Guangxiao Road, Bright Filial Piety Temple (Guangxiaosi) is among the grandest and most influential temples in China.


An interview of an elderly man went viral on the internet recently. The video shows the man openly expressing his angry thoughts on the new filial piety law. He scoffs at the state’s concern over his well-being, and explodes when asked about what he thinks should instead be considered criminal: being “leftover”.


Established in 1543, Sosu Seowon in Yeongju, North Gyeongsang Province, was the first private institute established by Ju Se-bung, the magistrate of Punggi in 1543 during the reign of King Jungjong of the Joseon Kingdom. There are several old buildings where scholars learned and studied loyalty, filial piety, manners and knowledge.


Outer robe (uchikake) with scenes of filial piety, Edo period (1615–1868), late 18th century Japan Resist-dyed and embroidered silk crepe


Hwaseong Fortress was built as a show of the King’s filial piety towards his father. How to get there: Suwon Station. Subway Line 1. Take Bus 2, 7, 7-2, 8, or 13 and get off at Jongno 4-gori (intersection). Walk 5 minutes to fortress. For more information: