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Rao Zongxi: Very affectionate to Tianyi Pavilion 2013-10-16

 

Yesterday morning, the 97-year-old famous Chinese scholar, Rao Zongxi, appeared at the Rao Zongtang Cultural Center in Hong Kong and accepted the appointment letter. He officially served as the honorary curator of the Tianyi Pavilion Museum. In addition to his gratitude, Rao Zongyi said extremely humbly: "It is a great honour for me, a small person, to express my gratitude for the "Tianyi Pavilion" and the joy of Ningbo culture." Rao Zongxi in front of everyone is thin, but his eyes are bright. Rao Lao’s son-in-law, Dr. Wei Weixiong, Art Coordinator of the Art Department of the Rao Zongyi Academic Hall of the University of Hong Kong, usually takes care of his life. He said that Lao Lao’s daily routine is very regular. “Get up at 5 or 6 in the morning and sleep at 9:00 in the evening. I have a nap every afternoon. He reads and reads newspapers every day, and the content is very wide, especially the latest academic works sent by others. He exercises cross-legged every day and practices calligraphy on his back. "Hearing here, Mr. Rao also demonstrated legs on the spot. The sitting posture, its soft limbs and urchin-like movements made the people present laugh. For the "fans" who come to take a group photo, Mr. is also a comer, and he is full of humility and elegance. As a master of Chinese studies, Rao Zongxi's research ranges from oracle bones to Ming and Qing dynasty literature, from ancient Sanskrit to Cuban philanthropic, from classics to Dunhuang studies, covering literature, history, philosophy, painting and calligraphy, etc. He is also familiar with English, French, and In Russian, his achievements in the academic field have made the world look impressive. The Western Sinology community has called Rao Zongyi a "sinology master", while the Japanese sinology community believes that "Chinese masters of Chinese studies, the first half of the 20th century was Wang Guowei, and the second half of the century. To this end, the University of Hong Kong established the Rao Zongyi Academic Library, which not only collected nearly 40,000 books, which were donated by Mr. Rao, and more than 90% of them were approved by Mr., and also specialized in sorting out their academic achievements. In November this year, Rao Zongyi National College, established by Hong Kong Baptist University, will also be established. The Rao Zongtang Cultural Center is a Hong Kong government that specializes in renovating the centuries-old building complex of the old Lai Chi Kok Hospital. As a new cultural landmark in Hong Kong, it will hold various cultural events on a regular basis. Today, the life of Rao Zongtang in the hope of a hundred years is still busy. Under the help of the Rao Zongyi Academic Hall of the University of Hong Kong, the book Rao Zongyi's Buddhist Studies is newly published, and his Taoist research results are being compiled. On December 13, 2011, as the oldest friend of the former two presidents of Xiqiaoyin, Zhao Puchu and Qi Gong, Rao Zongyi was elected as the seventh president. In this regard, Deng Weixiong said: "Rao Lao is very appreciative of the Jinshi art and research achievements of Xiling Yinshe. He said that he does not understand engraving and has repeatedly resigned the post of president." However, Xiqiaoyin believes that although Mr. Rao does not Engraved in India, but his research on Jinshi is well-deserved at home and abroad. After becoming the president of Xiqiao Printing Society, as the first academician of Southeast Asia, which was established in the Napoleonic period, the "French Inscriptions and Aesthetics College", Rao Zongxi first introduced the Xiqiao Indian Society to France. He believed: "Xiyin Yinshe should be more international. I will push my influence to the world.” For this honorary curator of the Tianyi Pavilion Museum, experts commented: “The fortunate of Tianyige, the joy of Ningbo culture.” Mr. Rao himself is also very cautious, “He is very Less of such honorary positions." Deng Weixiong said. Rao Zongxi’s student, Dr. Zheng Yuming, the academic director of the Rao Zongyi Academic Hall of the University of Hong Kong, told the reporter that Rao Zongyi first mentioned Tianyi Pavilion in the 1960s, when he published his book “The Collection of Words” by the University of Hong Kong. When talking about the poems of Su Dongpo and Huang Tingjian, he pointed out that the poems of the two had a good version in Tianyi Pavilion. In the spring of 1984, when Rao Zongxi first came to Ningbo, he visited the Tianyi Pavilion and visited the Baoguo Temple, Tiantong Temple, Yuwang Temple and other places. At that time, he was still on the manuscript of the Ningbo Overseas Chinese Hotel where he lived. Three poems: "Dengtianyige", "Welcome to the valley, wild grass, bamboo branches, long scrolls, true sighs, sighs and sighs", "Jiaxing Wu Menghui, ed." Huaihai Long and Short Sentences", describing the mood after the inspection in Ningbo, and later earning him Jiangnan Chunji" in a book. When accepting the letter of appointment yesterday, Mr. Rao’s speech touched many people: “This is a special cultural exchange event. Thank you for your support. I am very accepting this position. It is a great honor for me to be a small person. "Zheng Yuming said: "Mr. Rao has deep feelings for Ningbo and Tianyi Pavilion. He has said many times that he should push Tianyige to the international community like Xiqiaoyin." Yesterday, Rao Zongxi also wrote " The eight large characters of the book, the ancient and modern Hong Kong, are given to the Ningbo Municipal Government. Zheng Yuming also revealed that when Mr. Rao visited Baoguo Temple, he once lingered in the hall. "This year is the Millennium Day of Baoguo Temple. For this reason, Mr. Rao specially wrote the thousand-character inscriptions of the Tang and Song dynasties to reveal the history of this ancient millennial architecture. The cultural connotation also praises the protection of the temple of Baoguo Temple."