Wu family had created several rules for his decendent to follow. There
are 12 meditation rules, 24 endurance rules, 9 forbidden rules, 4
female rules, and 15 family rules.
The 4 female rules:
The 9 forbidden rules are:
Family general (house) rules are:
should not have emptyness. Always remember the principle in life.
One should have family, never forgets who you are, where you came
from. Never stop reading and studying. Never stop observing.
should not forget. Should be cautions not forgetful, should remember
relative's name and ranks, should remember friend's name.
should not be unjust. Always fair to people and to family members.
Should not be greedy.
should not mistake others. Never make mistakes in family member's
position or friend's family history or do any intentional mistake
should not be tempted sexually. Should not always looking for
a way to satisfy your sexual need, should first put what would
benifit you in long ran as ur first priority. Should respect your
body and bodies of others.
should not disguise. Should live as who they are and who they
are under. Should never lie or disguise to be another person or
should not quit. Whatever one do, do your best. One should not
quit being a father or being a mother or being a brother or being
a friend. Should not quit being who you really are.
should not have secrecy. Should work and be loyal to your employer,
should obey and be as honest as in job, work, study. Should be
open to families and friends. If one hides secrets from others,
others will do the same to you.
should not be lost. Should not keep what other forgets, should
not be carefree.
are also the 24 rules of endurance:
your parents and elders.
your ancestor, should maintain their grave clean.
respect your brothers, they are your top priority!
your village's leader.
the ranking of your relatives and respect them.
be in good terms with your family and relatives. Help each other.
respect other's privacy.
teach others the kindness and good of the world.
working, should work hard and do your best.
try to save, don't waste food or money, etc.
work as soldier, should obey the rules within the system.
If having fights, should calm down first.
stop as soon as possible when a fight occurs.
a gentlemen in the world and the society.
endurance in everything thing you do
Be strict yet kind
good in art
have relationship with your relatives (incest)
kind to those who serve you.
simple and nice but not fancy
house clean and in order
Control your words. Do not say more than you should.
your anger. Do not act or do things that you will regret.
your sexual desire. Do not act carelessly.
your drinks. Excessive drinking kill a person's soul.
your voice. Control your voice when speaks.
your food. Know what and when to eat.
your money. Know where and what to spend.
on making trouble. Do not initiate a fight or problem.
your bad mouth (talking behind their backs). No gossip.
your fame. Do not be ruled by your fame.
your hyper-actions (be patient). Do not jump into conclusion.
your ego. Do not be ruled by your ego.
your desire. Do not desire more than you can.
your love. Do not love obssesively.
your illness. Do not worsen your illness.
your peace. Do not be too calm. Be cautious when it's needed.
your need. Do not ask more than you can.
work for gain. Do not do things for a returned favor.
work with no determination. Finish what you have started.
learn with your best. Study and understand better than ignorance.
you do, do with patient. Time will give you the result.
aware of friendship. Chose carefully.
how to retreat. Do not persist on one subject. Know when to retreat.
Leave with dignity better than die for nothing.
Control your high position. Be nice to others when your position
is higher than other or they will rebelt against you.