72nd-Generation Descendant of Ancient China's Philosopher Mencius

May 7, 2019  Editor: Li Haoran
72nd-Generation Descendant of Ancient China's Philosopher Mencius

Meng Xing (R), the 72nd-generation descendant of ancient China's philosopher Mencius, checks a brick at Mencius Temple in Zoucheng City, east China's Shandong Province, April 3, 2019. Living in a community near Mencius Temple, 37-year-old Meng Xing is in charge of the maintenance of Mencius Temple, Mencius Mansion and Mencius Cemetery. [Xinhua]

72nd-Generation Descendant of Ancient China's Philosopher Mencius

Meng Xing, the 72nd-generation descendant of ancient China's philosopher Mencius, works at her office in Zoucheng City, east China's Shandong Province, April 3, 2019. Living in a community near Mencius Temple, 37-year-old Meng Xing is in charge of the maintenance of Mencius Temple, Mencius Mansion and Mencius Cemetery. [Xinhua]

72nd-Generation Descendant of Ancient China's Philosopher Mencius

Meng Xing (R), the 72nd-generation descendant of ancient China's philosopher Mencius, checks a cultural relic at Mencius Temple in Zoucheng City, east China's Shandong Province, April 3, 2019. Living in a community near Mencius Temple, 37-year-old Meng Xing is in charge of the maintenance of Mencius Temple, Mencius Mansion and Mencius Cemetery. [Xinhua]

72nd-Generation Descendant of Ancient China's Philosopher Mencius

Meng Xing (R, front), the 72nd-generation descendant of ancient China's philosopher Mencius, talks with guests who come to attend the commemoration ceremony of Mencius and Mencius' mother at Mencius Temple in Zoucheng City, east China's Shandong Province, May 6, 2019. Living in a community near Mencius Temple, 37-year-old Meng Xing is in charge of the maintenance of Mencius Temple, Mencius Mansion and Mencius Cemetery. [Xinhua]

72nd-Generation Descendant of Ancient China's Philosopher Mencius

Meng Xing (R), the 72nd-generation descendant of ancient China's philosopher Mencius, talks with a representative of Mencius descendants from Heilongjiang Province at Mencius Temple in Zoucheng City, east China's Shandong Province, May 5, 2019. Living in a community near Mencius Temple, 37-year-old Meng Xing is in charge of the maintenance of Mencius Temple, Mencius Mansion and Mencius Cemetery. [Xinhua]

72nd-Generation Descendant of Ancient China's Philosopher Mencius

Meng Xing, the 72nd-generation descendant of ancient China's philosopher Mencius, guides visitors at Mencius Temple in Zoucheng City, east China's Shandong Province, May 5, 2019. Living in a community near Mencius Temple, 37-year-old Meng Xing is in charge of the maintenance of Mencius Temple, Mencius Mansion and Mencius Cemetery. [Xinhua]

 

(Source: Xinhua)

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