HISTORY OF GUAN YU
Guan Yu (160AD-219AD), otherwise known as Yunchang, was born in the region
of Xiezhou of Hedong (a sub-district of present day of Yuncheng, Shanxi Province)
and become a renowned general during the Three Kingdom era of China.
Due to his outstanding civil and military talents as well as his virtues of loyalty
and righteousness, he has been revered as a God of War, and worshipped as
bodhisattva in the Mahayana Buddhism and as a guardian deity in Taoism.
Lionized as prominent example of Chinese civilization, his influences now extend
national boundaries to Chinese communities all over the world and even the
cultures across time and space.
Since his death, a large number of Chinese people have respected him due
to his high outstanding profile of integrity and worshipped him as one of the
Gods from grassroots through the emperors. He has been embedded him into
the memory of the Chinese people for his five moral characteristics
2. Loyalty & Grateful
4. Ethical Behavior
5. Bravery and Courage
GUAN YU KOH SAMUI SHRINE
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