Mt. Lianzuo stands alone in the Dahan River and its name originates from its form like a lotus out of water. Guanyin Temple was established in 1801, worshiping Guanyin Buddha. The clay sculpture and cut-n-paste on the rooftree are quite detailed, and the styles and characters are all very lively. Wood carving, stone carving and colored drawings are all worth of admiring little by little. The stone-carved dragon reciting and tiger roaring on the body of the Sage-respect Pavilion (Sizi Pavilion) are so vivid; cut-n-paste and sculpture are so elegant and exquisite. The stone block on the archway on both sides of the protection room were the original construal materials from the main palace; their styles were ancient and simple, which made it one of the most valuable places among the historical monuments. The style with layers and layers of douhong like the spider web rising up and up,is very unique and the skills were very superior; which created the sumptuous force. Dragons can spread rain to relieve the living, possessing the function to pray for rain and control fire; symbolizing exorcising evil spirits and praying for blessing. The artwork is very lively and active. Describing how Guan Gong valued justice above material gains and he kept his promise to his brother taking his sister-in-law and traveling thousands of miles; passing five gates and killing six generals. The woodcarving skill is very masterly. Meng Zong held the bamboo and cried on the snowy field because of his mother, then his filialness moved the heaven and earth so the bamboo shoots grew. Using one of the 24 filial stories expounds the value of the filialness Also called “kulong;” the carving style is simple and the design was smooth and wonderful; possessing the messages of good luck, prosperity, exorcising evil spirits and longevity Using the homonyms of the ‘egret’ and ‘way” (all sound like ‘lu’) and the “lotus” and “continually” (pronounced as “lian”); putting the egret and the lotus together, it means passing the exam all the way. The window using iron as the material and cast into long and winding Ruyi pattern; winding and linking without ends; symbolizing the meaning of everlasting good luck. A pair of “a green dragon on the left and a white tiger on the righ” are the “dragon’s reciting and tiger’s roaring.” It was hard to produce such big piece and the theme was very clear and the performance was active; possessing the meanings of exorcising the evil spirits and bringing in good luck and wealth. 《 Three Kingdoms Chronicles-Riding and Traveling Thousands of Miles 》 When Guan Yu found out that Liou Bei was at Yuan Shao’s troops, he decided to protect his sister-in-law and looked for his brother. He wrote a farewell letter to Cao Cao and left the money and other valuables along with Han Shou Hou Seal given by Cao Cao in the original pieces at Cao Cao’s camp. He then guarded his two sisters-in-law of Gan and Mi with tossing and turning for thousands of miles and moved forwards to Hebei to seek shelter from Liou Bei. He had suffered many obstacles; he passed five passes in a sequence and couldn’t help but killing six generals of Cao’s. After passing the Yellow River, Guan Yu heard that Liou Bei had left Yuan Shao to meet with Lou Pi in Runan, he then turned his way and headed out to Runan. The journey was tough and he finally met Liou Bei and Jhang Fei at Gucheng. 《 Crying at the bamboo tree and the bamboo shoots growing 》 During the Three Kingdoms, there was a very dutiful son named Meng Zong. His father died when he was young and his family was very poor. One day, his mother got really sick and wanted to eat the bamboo. However, it was snowy and freezing and there was no way for him to find any bamboo shoot so he sadly held the bamboo tree and cried. All of sudden, there were many bamboo shoots growing out of the land everywhere, he plucked the bamboo shoots and brought them home for his mother to eat. His mother’s sickness was then gone and his filialness moved the heaven and the earth.