Chinese Feng Shui Gifts
Guan Yu, Guan Gong, Kwan Kung, Kuan Gong Statue
Guan Yu is one of the most well-known figures in ancient Chinese history.
Guan Yu was deified after his death. He was worshiped as the God of War in many Asian areas and oversea communities like the US and Europe.
Guan Yu (160–220), a famous general at the end of the Han Dynasty era (206 BC – 220 AD), was one of the best known historical figures in ancient Chinese history. Guan Yu was highly skilled in military affairs and his loyalty has been highly praised for generations.
Guan Yu was a major character in “Romance of the Three Kingdoms”, a semi-historical novel written by Luo Guanzhong at the end of the Yuan Dynasty period (1279–1368). Stories of Guan Yu’s exploits were romanticized in the novel.
Quick Guan Yu Facts
Birthday: 24th day of the sixth lunar month
Children: Guan Xing, Guan Ping, Guan Feng
Courtesy name: Guan Yunchang
Deity names: Guan Gong (Lord Guan), Guan Di
Weapon: Green Dragon Crescent Blade
Loyal to: Liu Bei (Shu State)
Opponents: Cao Cao (Wei), Sun Quan (Wu), Lü Bu