Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Filial Piety - He Carried Rice for His Parents (Stories from the tiles)

Zhong You was born in a poor family. When he was young, he often travelled a distance away from home and carried back a sack of rice to feed his parents. He ate only wild vegetables. Many years later, when he became an important and wealthy official in the Chu state, his parents had already died. He often recalled his past and lamented, "I can never eat wild vegetables and carry rice back for my parents anymore." (source: Wikipedia)


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