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Holy books and place of worshipEdit

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The Analects: These are all the teachings of Confucius gathered by his disciples into one book.

Lun yu and Meng Tzu: An ardent Confucianist writes Philosophy of Mencius. It deals with various questions raised by his disciples. It gives advice to rulers of feudal states. It talks of psychology, political theory and economics.

Ta-Hsueh: The Great Learning or learning for adults, it is a politico-ethical treatise.


Chung Yung: Kung Chi, a grandson of Confucius, wrote The Doctrine of the Mean. It is a solely philosophical book. It uses some general principles that concern the nature of mean and right conduct.


Confucianism really has no place of worship. But you will see small shrines in many chinese households. Most shrines will have pictures of Confucius or simply items of nature (flowers, leaves, branches, etc.) to represent the love for all living things.

Major beliefs and practicesEdit

•The practices they practice are maintaining their responsibilities.

•Their responsibilities include sitting quietly to cultivate spirituality.

•The primary ritual is Sacrifice for spirits associated with political institutions, the powers of the nature, and for the universe as a whole.

•The sacrifices were pigs, sheep, and ox. Then the emperor or high official would bow, present offerings, and pray.

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SymbolEdit

"There is no true symbol for Confucianism."


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