Category Archives: Yuyao

Histories, cultral, folks, food, travel resouces of Yuyao city in Ningbo.

Zongxi huang – People From Ningbo

Zongxi huang(Chinese: 黄宗羲)(1610.9.24-1695.8.12)

He was historians, thinkers, geographers, astronomers, historians and educationists In the late Ming and early Qing Dynasties. Zongxi Huang is extremely learned, profound in thought, rich in writing, and has written more than 50 books in his lifetime, more than 300 volumes, including :《明儒学案》《宋元学案》《明夷待访录》《孟子师说》《葬制或问》《破邪论》《思旧录》《易学象数论》《明文海》《行朝录》《今水经》《大统历推法》《四明山志》

His father is one of “The seven gentleman of the Donglin”, his mother is a daughter of a famous book collector. He himself, together with Gu Yanwu and Wang Fuzhi was called as “the three great thinkers in the late Ming and early Qing”, and together with his brother Huang Zongyan and Huang Zonghui was called as “East Zhejiang Sanhuang”; and together with Gu Yanwu, Fang Yizhi, Wang Fuzhi, Zhu Shunshui, was called as “the five people in the late Ming and early Qing Dynasty”, also known as the “father of Chinese thought enlightenment”. Together with Li Yong from Shannxi and Sun Qifeng from Rongcheng, and was called as “the three great Confucian scholars in the sea”. (Chinese:“东林七君子”黄尊素长子。与顾炎武、王夫之并称“明末清初三大思想家”;与弟黄宗炎、黄宗会号称“浙东三黄”;与顾炎武、方以智、王夫之、朱舜水并称为“明末清初五大家”,亦有“中国思想启蒙之父”之誉。与陕西李颙、直隶容城孙奇逢并称“海内三大鸿儒”。)

From above titles, we can see that he was a very social schoolar.

huangzongxi tomb
huangzongxi tomb
huangzongxi book
huangzongxi book
huangzongxi four of yuyao
huangzongxi four of yuyao

Shunshui Zhu – People From Ningbo

Shunshui Zhu(Chinese:朱舜水)(1600~1682), a scholar and an educator.

After Ming dynasty was over, he went to Japan and lived there. Then he gave lectures in Nagasaki and Edo (now Tokyo) and disseminating Confucianism, which was highly valued by Japanese politicians. He is the author of the book “Zhu Shunshui collection”.

There’s a tomb of him in Fant tower Park, Songjiang district,Shanghai.He was one of Four from Yuyao, Ningbo in his time.

zhushunshui book
zhushunshui book

zhushunshui house
zhushunshui house

Shouren Wang’s (YangMing Wang)old house

Shouren Wang(Chinese: 王守仁, alias: 王阳明), was ever in the earth from 1472/10/31 to 1529/1/9.
Adress: South of Wusheng Gate Road, Yuyao, Ningbo city, China.(Chinese: 余姚武胜门路西侧)
Shouren is a famouse thinker, educator, militarist, calligrapher in Ming dynasty. The system of mind(Chinese: 心学体系) set up by him has become an important turning point in the history of Chinese thought.

yangming's old house
yangming’s old house

Deer pavilion walking road

Tired of people mountain and people sea? Let’s leave the construction forest in shanghai to the hills and streams in Yuyao,ningbo,China.

It’s a good place for sports outside.,about 10km as a country level healthy gym road.Fresh air, beautiful views,easy road.

Crowd in the railway station

The bridge is called white cloud bridge,which was built in Tang Dynasty about (627-649), later it was destroyed . The current bridge was repaired in 1890,Qing dynasty.

Walking road

There are a lot of bridges in china, from this little cute bridge you can feel the construction designers’style of south China. they prefer to present the beautiful view rather than great and powerful.

Walking road
Walking road

Bridge

Suan keng village

Suan keng village (Chinese: 算坑村) locate s at Yuyao,ningbo,China.

There are only several families in this village now. So it’s very quite like a place separated by the noise world outside. Look at the stream walking down from the mountain, the old houses with aged walls, you can feel the peace from the static scenic view.

Village suan keng
Village suan keng

Village suankeng

People here make a special food vermicelli from
Sweet potatos. it is made naturally in the sun and wind.

Village suan keng
Village suan keng

persimmon forest village of Yuyao

persimmon forest village locates at Yuyao,ningbo,China.

In the autumn,the red persimmons hang on the trees on the mountain and in the village, which is a beautiful scene.

It’s one of the two most beautiful villages of ningbo ranked officially. The another one is tengtou village.

Village persimmon
Village persimmon