Text version below transcribed directly from audio] Thank you very kindly, my friends. As I listened to Ralph Abernathy and his eloquent and generous introduction and then thought about myself, I wondered who he was talking about. And Ralph Abernathy is the best friend that I have in the world. You reveal that you are determined to go on anyhow.
The guqin is a plucked seven-string instrument as can be seen in the painting at the left. Bo Ya was amazed by the woodcutter's deep understanding of the music and the two quickly became close friends.
Bo Ya needed to continue his journey home but before leaving his new friend he promised to return in one year. As promised, Bo Ya returned the next year only to discover that his friend had died. Bo Ya was deeply saddened by the news and immediately went to burn incense at the woodcutter's grave.
He also played "High Mountain" and "Flowing Water" on his guqin in honor of his friend.
But the loss of his bosom friend was so great, and the music was so moving, that upon finishing the two pieces Bo Ya immediately broke Mountain top paper guqin and vowed to never play again. Guqin Tai was built on the site where it is believed Bo Ya played the guqin for his friend.
The original structure was built during the Northern Song Dyansty but later suffered damage. The two musical pieces, "High Mountain" and "Flowing Water", played by Bo Ya remain as standards of the guqin repertoire. Lin Hejing was a poet and artist who lived during the years of the Northern Song Dynasty.
Lin Hejing lived an unusual life, however. Although talented, he never sought fame and did not participate in the imperial examinations to become a government official.
He never married, either. Instead, he chose to live the life of a hermit on Solitary Hill. Lin Hejing had two loves in his life. He loved plum blossoms and cranes. He spent his time planting more than plum trees and raising cranes on Solitary Hill.
The fang he in Fang He Pavilion means "to raise cranes". The current pavilion was rebuilt in In the pavilion stands a stone stele, 3 meters in height and 2.
Lin Hejing is buried on Solitary Hill and next to his tomb are buried some of the cranes he raised. The pagoda was destroyed by fire at the beginning of the Song Dynasty but then rebuilt in the year The temple has been known as the Temple of the Six Banyan Trees ever since.
The present pagoda was rebuilt during the Qing Ch'ing Dynasty but still retains the characteristics of Song Dynasty architecture. The pagoda is octagonal-sided and constructed of brick and wood. Nine stories are seen from the outside but the inside actually has 17 stories.
Each story has an outside wood balcony. The tiles are vermilion in color. At the very top of the pagoda is a 9. The steeple weighs 5 tons and the copper mainstay at the top, which was cast in the year of the Yuan Dynastyhas nine tiers of discs and is engraved with more than 1, images of the Buddha.
A peasant uprising near the end of the Ming Dynasty used the site as a "fortress" which is how it got its name. An enlarged section of the vignette is shown at the left.Monday: ampm Tuesday: ampm Wednesday: ampm Thursday: ampm Friday: ampm. Weekend car burglary spree.
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