CHINESE POET

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Chinese poet Wang Wei

Wang Wei (王维)

Tang Dynasty

Wang Wei (701-761, one said 699-761), the word Capricorn, Han nationality, Hedong Puzhou (now Shanxi Yuncheng) people, ancestral home of Shanxi Jixian, Tang Dynasty poet, known as "Poetry Buddha" . Su Shi commented on it: "The poems of the taste of Moss, there are paintings in the poems; the paintings of the paintings, the poems in the paintings." In the nine years of Kaiyuan (721), he was a scholar. Wang Wei is the representative of the poets of the Tang Dynasty. There are more than 400 poems in this poem. The important poems include "Acacia" and "Shanju Qiuyu". Wang Wei is well versed in Buddhism and is greatly influenced by Zen. Buddhism has a "Vimo chanting", which is the origin of Wang Weiming and the word. Wang Weishi's paintings and calligraphy are very famous, very versatile, and the music is also very proficient. Together with Meng Haoran, it is called "Wang Meng".