Classic of Filial Piety

Xiao Jing or Classic of Filial Piety (Chinese: 孝經; pinyin: Xiàojīng; alternative transliteration Hsiao Ching) is a Confucian classic treatise giving advice on filial piety; that is, how to behave towards a senior (such as a father, an elder brother, or ruler).

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