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  Aging & Spirituality
The core of filial piety is to respect and care for the elderly with affection, responsibility and gratitude, and the practice of filial piety has traditionally been the obligation of adult children.
Filial piety can be discussed in terms of six major categories: respect for the parent, filial responsibility, harmonization of the family, repayment of debts to the parent, affection to the parent, and sacrifice for the parent.
Filial responsibility is the obligation of an adult child to assume parent care and to meet the needs of his or her aged parent; it emphasizes duty and is usually connected with protection, care or financial support.
www.asaging.org /networks/forsa/a&s-101.html   (2143 words)

 Dharma Realm Buddhist Association - Dharma   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Both heaven and earth are greatly pleased by filial piety, and so it is said, 'Heaven and earth deem filial piety essential; filial piety is foremost.
With one filial son, an entire family is peaceful.' If you are filial to your parents, your children will be filial to you; if you are not filial to your parents, your children will treat you in the same manner.
Filial piety has the power to stop evil, for one fears to disgrace one's parents: this is the discipline for proper conduct.
www.drba.org /dharma/btts/9xxentrydetail.asp?wid=109   (582 words)

 Session 161   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The ideal of filiality is so integral to the structure of the multi-generational Chinese family and evokes such deep and complex emotional responses that scholarship has been slow to read narratives of filial Piety against the grain.
Filial piety was one of the moral principles these texts tried to promote, and divine power was often used to accentuate the magical tie between the generations.
While on the surface, filial behavior represents no more than an expression of a child’s devotion to his or her parents, in late-imperial fiction, depictions of filial piety, or its lack, often function as part of a larger narrative about the dangers of desire.
www.aasianst.org /absts/2000abst/China/C-161.htm   (1209 words)

 Filial Piety in Chinese Religion - Lantenengo.com
Filial piety was an integral part of Chinese culture and therefore was embraced by three of China's main religions: Confucianism, Buddhism, and Daoism.
The term filial piety refers to the extreme respect that Chinese children are supposed to show their parents.
Here, it is explained that the reason for filial piety is to show gratitude and attempt to repay one's parents for the tremendous amount of love and caring that they devoted.
writing.lantenengo.com /filialpiety.php   (789 words)

This is the filial piety of the Son of Heaven.
This is the filial piety of the princes of states.
This is the filial piety of inferior officers.
www.chinapage.com /confucius/xiaojing-be.html   (4188 words)

 FILIAL PIETY IN MYANMAR TRADITION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Though different forms of family have different aspects, filial piety, as an essential factor that binds it, is present in all forms of family.
In order to highlight the unique nature of filial piety in Myanmar tradition it would first be necessary to compare the nature of the Myanmar family to those of the Chinese and Indian structures of family.
In Myanmar, filial piety is one of the duties that must be fulfilled by sons and daughters in a family.
www.myanmar.com /gov/perspec/2002/2-2002/fil.htm   (3928 words)

 Session 23   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The data on meal rotation, gender differences in the expression of filial piety, living separately, and mortuary ritual are based on long-term stays in four different parts of China: the northwest (Gansu), the east (Shandong), the center (Hubei), and the south (Guangdong).
Filiality for most sons in Mazhuang is largely defined by the terms of the household division contract.
Filial piety is a focal point in my discussion as it is inevitably connected with providing care for the aged.
www.aasianst.org /absts/2000abst/China/C-23.htm   (1197 words)

 Filial Piety   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Under Confucianism, filial piety is the most virtuous of the human conducts, in that it is considered the vessel that will bring peace and stability to families as well as nations, if performed properly.
The premise of this essay is that although the physical demands that the fulfillment of filial piety brought into women's lives differed from that of men, the principle behind this discrepancy actually benefited women as influential beings not only domestically but nationally.
The discrepancies between the demands of filial piety between men and women, as well as the way women were supposed to influence their husbands, are embedded throughout these two books.
www.simonekoo-filialpiety.blogspot.com   (1701 words)

 TFV - Lesson 9: The Vertical Ethic Begins with Honoring Parents
Filial piety, the vertical ethic, can be practiced on the level of the family, nation, world and cosmos.
Filial sons and daughters feel gratitude for their parent's sacrificial love given in bearing and rearing them.
Children of filial piety achieve their own happiness and success; parents want their children to be happy and successful.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Parthenon/4459/tfv/tfv9.html   (1000 words)

 Loyalty, Filial Piety in Changing Times - Unification News 6/99
In the past, the idea of royalty and filial piety was a one-way relationship that demanded that subjects be loyal to the king even when he was not worthy of loyalty, and that children be dutiful to their parents even when they were not worthy of respect.
The old idea of loyalty and filial piety should be replaced today with the idea that the government, the people, parents and children must all fill their proper roles.
Filial piety is thus an important virtue that has been stressed throughout the ages.
www.tparents.org /UNews/unws9906/Kim_conscience.htm   (1022 words)

 Thematic Keynote Highlights - Filial Piety in Modern Times: Timely Adaptation and Practice Patterns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This paper introduces categories of filial piety identified and discusses needs for adjusting parent care practices to changing times, distant-living adult children and the practice of filial piety, social efforts for the preservation of the filial piety tradition, and cultural differences in attitudes toward elder respect and care.
Better filial conduct beyond these essential and fundamental types of filial piety actions, could hardly be demanded from adult children living distant from their parent.
Filial piety is, in fact, a value which espouses mutual respect and love between parents and children, husbands and wives and siblings.
www.cas.flinders.edu.au /iag/proceedings/proc0030.htm   (3576 words)

 Filial Piety   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Filial piety, strongly felt in traditional Asian cultures, says it is not only not wrong but virtuous and ideal to do so.
This is the mindset of the traditionally filial pious.
If Jesus were traditionally filial pious, He would have done better as a son to have the more rich and prominent follower Joseph of Arimathea or Matthew the tax collector to take her under their care.
www.chosunjournal.com /piety.html   (1108 words)

 Blank   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Filial piety guides the attitude and actions of elderly care in most East Asian countries.
In Chinese society, the concept of filial piety is also the socialization foundation and guides the pattern of intergenerational communication for centuries.
Up until now, very few nursing professionals present the definition of filial piety and little is known about how filial duty has been newly defined and practiced in Chinese society The purpose of this study was to examine and analyze the concept of filial piety and to reflect its updated meaning in current society.
www.icn.ch /congress2005/CDRom_ICNsearch/data/c_0730_b.htm   (208 words)

Filial Piety is a humanistic expression of an individual’s natural feeling toward his parents, without any relation to God or a spiritual authority.
Filial Piety is just a natural product of these cultural qualities, and itself, is also a cultural quality of Chinese culture.
The reason that filial piety can take the place of religion or can become established as a religion is simply that it has been naturally grown up with these three conditions.
www.thomehfang.com /suncrates5/xiaodao.html   (3076 words)

 Wing Chun Kung Fu, Lineage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Chinese character pronounced Hsiâo, which we translate by 'Filial Piety,' and which may also perform the part of an adjective, 'filial,' of a verb, 'to be filial,' or of an adverb, 'filially,' is one of the composite characters whose meaning is suggested by the meanings of their constituent parts combined together.
His teaching of filial piety is a tribute of reverence to all the fathers tinder heaven; his teaching of fraternal submission is a tribute of reverence to all the elder brothers under heaven; his teaching of the duty of a subject is a tribute of reverence to all the rulers under heaven.
Perfect filial piety and fraternal duty reach to (and move) the spiritual intelligences, and diffuse their light on all within the four seas; they penetrate everywhere.
www.wingchunhall.com /files/piety.htm   (9440 words)

 Free-ResearchPapers.com - Filial Piety In China
At the same time, their learning of filial piety would also ingrain in them the importance of maintaining peace and harmony in the family, translating into upholding peace in harmony in society and country, as the family is the primary unit of society in Chinese culture.
One intellectual condemned filial piety as hypocrisy as he stated, The father wishes his son to be filial and exacts this by fear and force, and the son becomes a slave and a beast.
One of the reasons why filial piety would be a valuable trait to be adopted in the west is that societies in western countries such as the United States are desperately in need of a value that entails better treatment of the elderly and greater family cohesion.
www.free-researchpapers.com /dbs/b10/sxg324.shtml   (3674 words)

 A Preliminary Survey on the Cadets’ Moral Reasoning and Attitudes toward Authoritarianism, Collectivism, and Filial ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The average score and standard deviation of the attitude toward filial piety of academy A’s are 6.38 and 0.74 and for academy B’s are 6.21 and 0.85 respectively.
In general, the dimensions such as authoritarianism, collectivism, and filial piety are all a positive attitudes for being a good soldier in the Chain of Command, however we also note that these positive characters might be negative for moral judgment.
H., and Hwang, L. (1988), Social attitudes and behavior of the filial piety, constructs and measurements, in Chinese, Bulletin of the Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica, vol.65, pp.
atlas.usafa.af.mil /jscope/JSCOPE02/Lu02.html   (2831 words)

 Learn Essays about Filial piety
Filial piety is a fundamental moral value, which is universal across all cultures and race.
A number of countries have enshrined filial piety as a law, which seeks to solve the problem of unfilial children by making it legally mandatory for them to take care of their old and feeble parents.
Filial piety is not simply just giving your parents money and putting a shelter on their head.
www.learnessays.com /show_essay/167469.html   (239 words)

 Filial Piety   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Filial piety is an expression which everyone should know, yet it is not a common American phrase.
Filial piety consists of several factors; the main ideas include loving one's parents, being respectful, polite, considerate, loyal, helpful, dutiful, and obedient.
Although filial piety is such a dominant ideology in the Chinese culture, it often seems absent from American society.
www.taoism.net /articles/xiao.htm   (488 words)

 China Institute Programs for Educators   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
"Filial" means "of, or due from a son or daughter." Filial piety reflects a social system based on the extended family.
Filial piety was perhaps the most important of these ideas.
In the Qing period [1644-1911, the last imperial dynasty] sons were flogged or banished by the court merely on the charge of disobedience brought by the father (Yang 1959: 93).
www.chinainstitute.org /educators/curriculum/aging/additional.html   (5074 words)

 Table of contents for Library of Congress control number 2003024897
The Evolution of the Concept of Filial Piety (Xiao) in the Laozi, the Zhuangzi, and the Guodian Bamboo Text Yucong IKEDA TOMOHISA 21 2.
Filial Piety with a Vengeance: the Tension between Rites and Law in the Han ANNE CHENG 52 3.
Filial Piety as Virtue PHILIP J. Filial Piety as Respect for Tradition A. Reflections on Filiality, Nature, and Nurture LISA RAPHALS 399 14.
www.loc.gov /catdir/toc/ecip0411/2003024897.html   (280 words)

 Xiao Jing -THE CLASSIC OF FILIAL PIETY - Humanities - Saint Anselm College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
When we have established our character by the practice of the (filial) course, so as to make our name famous in future ages and thereby glorify our parents, this is the end of filial piety.
"Yes, filial piety is the constant (method) of Heaven, the righteousness of Earth, and the practical duty of Man. Heaven and earth invariably pursue the course (that may be thus described), and the people take it as their pattern.
Perfect filial piety and fraternal duty reach to (and move) the spiritual intelligences and diffuse their light on all within the four seas.
www.anselm.edu /academic/humanities/xiao.html   (4201 words)

 TopicText   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Respect for one's parents, filial piety, is considered the most fundamental of the Confucian values, the root of all others.
Few of those who are filial sons and respectful brothers will show disrespect to superiors, and there has never been a man who is respectful to superiors and yet creates disorder.
Filial piety and brotherly respect are the root of humanity.1
www.columbia.edu /itc/eacp/asiasite/topics/CTeaching/Piety/Text.htm   (282 words)

 Twenty-Four Filial Exemplars (Introduction)
He was apparently much known for his filial piety, and took the occasion of the death of his father to publish the tales we read here, recounting the feats of filial children --nearly all male-- towards their parents --mostly aged mothers-- from the age of the primordial Emperor Shùn
I have published three articles on filial piety, the first (1986) concentrates on this collection of tales, including an examination of many later imitations that included different ones (a total of 131 all told).
The second (1998) expands upon the analysis of filial piety itself that I began in the analysis of the Exemplars article.
weber.ucsd.edu /~dkjordan/scriptorium/xiao/xiaointro.html   (619 words)

 More Information
The phenomenon of filial piety is fundamental to our understanding of Chinese culture, and this excellent collection of essays explores its role in various areas of life throughout history.
Filial Piety with a Vengeance: The tension between rites and law in the Han Anne Cheng 3.
From the Classic of Filial Piety to the Biographical Accounts of Filial Piety: Emperor Chengzu and imperial filial piety of the Ming dynasty Lee Cheuk Yin 9.
www.ebookstore.tandf.co.uk /html/moreinfo.asp?etailerid=19&bookId=536913077   (344 words)

 Examples of Filial Piety
According to Chinese tradition, filial piety (hsiao) was the primary duty of all Chinese.
Dying without a son therefore was one of the worst offenses against the concept of filial piety.
The Twenty-Four Examples of Filial Piety (Er-shih-ssu hsiao) were chosen and compiled by Kuo Chü-ching during the Yuan Dynasty (1280-1368 CE) while he was mourning the death of his father.
wsu.edu:8080 /~wldciv/world_civ_reader/world_civ_reader_1/filial.html   (1438 words)

 24 Paragons Filial Piety
Your heart of filial respect is so noble that I was touched, and came down to this world to assist you in your task.
He was considered a model of filial behavior, and his constant regard for his departed mother moved the hearts of all those who witnessed it.
The neighbors, hearing the story, exclaimed that it was the strength of his sincere, unselfish, filial resolve that inspired heaven and earth to respond, and to bring up, out of season, the fresh shoots that cured his mother's disease.
www.ruf.rice.edu /~asia/24ParagonsFilialPiety.html   (10011 words)

 time2time: Filial Piety   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
One of his main teachings is filial piety.
He cultivated this virtue among the Chinese by introducing the practice of ancestral worship and 'Cheng Ming (graveyard visits).' Sadly, such practices are slowly decaying among the younger generation.
I can confidently say that every religion teaches filial piety and there are thousands of ways to practise filial piety, if and only if we care to learn...
star_rats.blogspot.com /2005/04/filial-piety.html   (366 words)

 Gosho Index: Filial Piety   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Loyalty is nothing more than filial piety extended to persons outside the family.
Though heaven is lofty, it is no loftier than the idea of filial piety.
Though earth is deep, it is no deeper than filial piety.
etherbods.com /guidance/guidance-gosho/3-08.shtml   (547 words)

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