Old monarch rock: The statue of old monarch of Taoism, the largest Taoism stone carving in existence of China – -The old monarch statue, in the main scenic spot of scenic spot of clear source mountain, it is a Chinese Key Cultural Relic Unit under State Protection.
I the intersection of China and ancient spring and autumn the intersection of period and famous philosopher, thinker. Si Maqian is here <>Li are recorded: “I surnamed Li, famous ear, male genital, uncle of word, posthumous to say Laozi. ” In his book is that ” clear, make the county bitter, go through the people in the township, song benevolence too ” . Taoism respects him as a founder, it is main classics to present ” the Classic of the Virtue of the Tao ” with respect. My philosophical thought occupies important position in China, it is very far-reaching to influence. The old monarch carved statue in Song Dynasty, according to the records of ” will of Quanzhou office “: “Stone image it succeeds, the meddler is in order to slightly constructs and chisels and carves. ” In a nutshell, make it have mystery flavour even more. The stone image is 5.63 meters high, it is 6.85 meters thick, 8.01 meters wide, the area is 55 square meters on the ground. Left hand support knee, right hand need several, hang down ear waft whisker, mean playing things, have eyes with a piercing gleam, transcend the worldly alone, bone romantic charm of the celestial tunnel. The expression of whole stone image is great, affable, shine bright and grow all, is full of glamour and can be rated as the art rarity of stone carving of Song Dynasty.
Taoism buildings such as the original real monarch’s hall of old you rock, the Big Dipper hall, large-scale, afford a magnificent spectacle, is praised by past dynasties men of literature and writing. Taoist temple obsolete Ming Dynasty, but old the intersection of monarch and statue, go through wind rain, keep, so far, attract increasingly many at home and abroad visitor, a lot of scholar come because of respect for the fame, visit, investigate. The old monarch rock has already become the tourist hot spot of famous Quanzhou of historical cultural city now. French scholar black pigment Ana. The office expert as foreign language of Chinese Ministry of Culture of Li, come to Quanzhou to investigate with the foreign expert panel, in old monarch’s rock question speech: “This the intersection of I and second time visit the old monarch rock already, but I am still as excited the same as last time, because this old man and the earth combine together tightly, he seems to know everything, understand everything. ” The statue of old monarch of Zambia of question of Ren ZhenYing, famous planning expert of China, is: ” I am peerless ” .