Thursday, August 19, 2010

Ancient Tales Of Good Neighbors---Zhi Zhen

A Haven of Peace & Happiness

When living in society, we have to interact with other people. Traditional Chinese culture emphasizes virtue and ethics in balancing our interpersonal relationships, including relationships with our neighbors.

"Citizens who incline towards virtuousness and our compassionate towards their neighbors are great treasure to the country" ---Ancient Chinese Proverb

When one helps those in difficulty and cares for his neighbors, he is in adherence to the Tao way---Those who follow the Tao, will have good fortune.

On ancient China, people believed that treating others compassionately is one of society's basic principles and that those who do good deeds will receive good returns.

Stories about the kind and altruistic deeds of many famous noble people in China, have been passed down through the ages.

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