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Confucian Ancestor Worship

Updated Thursday, 16th July 2015

This short animation, narrated by Aidan Turner, looks at Confucian ideals surrounding family and worshipping ancestors. 

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The family is at the heart of Confucian philosophy. It is within the family that individuals learn how to live well and become good members of the wider community. Ethical living involves deep reverence for parents and worship of the spirits of ancestors.

 

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