The bamboo forest seven sages, Ruan Ji, Qiaojun Ji Kang, Kochi Yama, Henan Xixiu, Xiu Zi Xian, Lang Xie Wang Rong, Pei people Liu Ling and friendly, often banquets under the bamboo forest, when the human number is "bamboo seven sages". See "the biography of Three Kingdoms, Wei Zhi Ji Kang", "Ji Kang's words are magnificent, good words are Laozi and Zhuang Zi are magnificent and chivalrous as chivalrous men".
In the Southern Song Dynasty, Liu Yiqing's "Shi Shuo Xin Yu," "Xie Zao": "Xie Hsiao" is a common way of bamboo forest. Xie Gongyun: "the ancestors did not talk about the seven sages." It is also called "bamboo forest seven". Tang Li Bai's "Lu Junyao Temple" sent to the Ming Dynasty, "Ming Hua Fu Xi Jing" poem: "bamboo forest seven sons to go on credit, the Lanting Pavilion male pen peace and praise."