About the Poem and Writer: This poem was written by Zhu Ge Liang (181-234). He is one ofthe most famous characters in Chinese history and known as an inventor, strategist, political figurein the Three Kingdoms period of time. He also is the subject of a number of Chinese proverbs, legends, and stories such as the popular book, The Romance of the Three Kingdoms. This poem was written for his own son, when he was 54. It expresses his wish that his son would become virtuous and not be preoccupied with amibtion for money or power. Zhu Ge Liang was known as having great foresight.

Pronunciation in Pinyin: Fei1 Dan4 Bo2 Wu2 Yi3 Ming2 Zhi4, Fei1 Ning2 Jing4 Wu2 Yi3 Zhi4 Yuan3

Poem Translation: Only when one does not seek glory and wealth can one have greal ideals, only by having inner peace can one think and see far ahead

Title: Letter for My Son

The red scroll photo is a computerized image representing what the characters in the scroll are. The gold scroll photo is an actual hand painted scroll, but the characters may be different. All scrolls are 100% hand made and hand painted.

Script: Poem will be written in the Lishu official calligraphy script. This popular style is clear and smooth.

Size: 11" X 32" (25Cm X 80 Cm) - Also available in larger sizes

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Also you can choose a custom inscription, perfect for gifts! Click link for an example of a personalized message in English. You can choose any message for your own inscription. The length of the scroll may be adjusted slightly to accommodate your inscription.

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  • Product Code: Zhu Ge Liang Advice to Son Chinese Virtue Poem Scroll
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