“Traces of Confucius”. Confucian Philosophy and Portraits. “Traces of Confucius” Historical Exhibit Executive Organizer H su Terry Wang, DTM President, New World B ilingual Institute Chinese Program Developer, FCPS-ACE / WIS. H su Terry Wang, DTM
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Confucian Philosophy and Portraits
“Traces of Confucius”Historical Exhibit Executive Organizer
Hsu Terry Wang, DTM
President, New World Bilingual Institute
Chinese Program Developer,
FCPS-ACE / WIS
Confucius (traditionally 551 BC – 479 BC) was a Chinese philosopher and founder of Confucianism.
handed down from generation to generation.
His work not only built the foundation of Confucianism, but also contributed tremendously to the development of Chinese culture.
山东 历代珍藏 孔子 画像
Most of these historical portraits have been stored in Shandong’s museums
and have not been displayed in their original forms. Not all the portraits were flattering.
According to historical records, Confucius was described as having an “unusual” face.
The accomplished scholar is not a utensil.
If a man in the morning hears the right way,
he may die in the evening without regret.
Learning without thought is labor lost ;
thought without learning is perilous.
CONFUCIAN CORE VALUES
Today there are more than 2,000 Confucius temples in other parts of China and around the world.
Cultures and countries strongly influenced by Confucianism include China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, and Vietnam, as well as various territories settled predominantly by
This section displays three sets of “Traces of Confucius” by
Ming Dynasty artists. The originals are priceless.
The actual prints will never be shown at museums
due to preservation challenges.
All the paintings were photographed by Mr. Hou Xinjian.
It was an extremely demanding task
because all the paintings were shot under natural light conditions.
The Confucius Mansion is full of valuable relics and art work collected through the dynasties by descendents of Confucius. The picture at the upper left shows a seal of Confucius’ family that was modeled after the Ming emperor’s own seal; quite an honor bestowed upon Confucius.
The family tree of Confucius, the revered Chinese thinker and educator, will number 1.5 million when the current update is completed. More than 1 million descendants of Confucius will be added to the family tree in this update.
Qufu is the legendary birthplace of Confucius; it served as the capital of the State of Lu during the Spring and Autumn Period
Confucian Philosophy and Modern Practice 古禮與八佾舞（樂舞面）
Confucian Philosophy and Modern Application
Confucius’ Residence Banquet
Confucian Philosophy and Modern Application 孔府宴：魯菜（飲食面）中國八大菜系（魯、川、粵、閩、蘇、浙、湘、徽）
(Shandong Pictorial Magazine)