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孝 xiào = Filial Piety | 光孝寺


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孝 xiào is one of the virtues to be held above all else: a respect for the parents and ancestors.

Filial Piety means to be good to one's parents; to take care of one's parents; to engage in good conduct not just towards parents but also outside the home so as to bring a good name to one's parents and ancestors; to perform the duties of one's job well so as to obtain the material means to support parents as well as carry out sacrifices to the ancestors; not be rebellious; show love, respect and support;display courtesy; ensure male heirs, uphold fraternity among brothers; wisely advise one's parents, including dissuading them from moral unrighteousness; display sorrow for their sickness and death; and carry out sacrifices after their death. Filial piety is considered the first virtue in Chinese culture.


孝 xiào = Filial Piety - (Short Film With English subtitle)




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