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4th Kup

Toi Gye Tul

Toi Gye is the pen name of the noted scholar, Yi Wang who was regarded as an authority on neo confuscianism. The 37 movements refer to his birthplace on the 37th degree latitude and the diagram represents the scholar.

Toi Gye consists of 37 movements

In Depth Knowledge

Neo Confuscanism refers not to a new interpretation of the ancient confuscianism but a renewed interest in the traditional teachings. The movement centred on intellectual and spiritual growth, ultimately leading to ultimate personal fulfilment. Neo Confuscianism spread quickly throughout East Asia and still today is a cornerstone of philosophical teachings in western society.

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