Education in Ancient China (The Three Character Classic)

The ancient Chinese always had a thing about education—kids were expected to go to school (if it was within the family’s means) and to invest a good amount of time and effort in studying. The Three Character Classic alludes to how important education was in ancient Chinese culture. “If the child does not learn, this…

Ancient Parenting Lessons for Modern Times (The Three Character Classic)

By Jade Pearce  |  Epoch Times Staff  The Three Character Classic, or San Zi Jing, is the best known classic Chinese text for children. Written by Wang Yinglin (1223–1296) during the Song Dynasty, it has been memorised by generations of Chinese, both young and old. However, after the Cultural Revolution in China, the Three Character…

Rediscovering Our Innate Good Nature (The Three Character Classic)

By Jade Pearce  |  Epoch Times Staff  The Three Character Classic, or San Zi Jing, is the best known classic Chinese text for children. Written by Wang Yinlian (1223–1296) during the Song Dynasty, it has been memorised by generations of Chinese, both young and old. Until the 1800s, the Three Character Classic was the very…