Table of contents : 儒教門 - Confucianism [6 items]

by Lê Văn Cường - Phiên âm - khảo dị
English by Giáp Thị Hải Chi

1至聖先師Confucius (supreme paragon among prior teachers)
2四配four famous students of Confucius (Nhan, Tăng, Tư, Mạnh) from many generations worshipped together with Confucius
3十哲ten talented students of Confucius - ten sages of Confucianism
4兩廡two sages, one defended in East and another defended in West to serve Confucius
5士王chief of Giao Chi division who was regarded as a gifted official and later honoured as a person giving Confucius to Vietnam
6文貞公Chu Van An with surname was Chu, personal name called Văn An, native of Thanh Tri province of our country. He passed the doctorate examination since Tran dynasty and became a mandarin, training a lot of excellent students, converting demons. Even Long Vuong (Dragon king) also encouraged his son to join his class. Before the sitatuation of drought, he ordered his student (son of Dragon king) to pray for rain to help people. Long tử (son of Dragon King) obeyed his teacher’s advice, breaking the laws of heaven. After begging for rain, Thiên tào implemented heaven’s law and beheaded Long tử. Chu Văn An cried and buried his student. Long tu’s grave still exists nowadays and he is proclaimed as a Deity. Finally, he is honoured and worshipped at the temple of saint