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Ge Hong Consecrates Pill

This granite boulder is so named because it looks like Ge Hong, a Taoist priest, holding a calabash in his hand. It was formed when the granite boulder underwent differential and spheroidal weathering along its fractures (joints). 
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    Ge Hong (284-364 A.D.), whose style name was Baopuzi, was a renowned Taoist scholar in the Eastern Jin Dynasty and one of the founders of the Cinnabar School of Taoism. From 357-361 A.D., he used to practice alchemy in Sanqingshan and was therefore among the first to make Sanqingshan famous. .  


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