Zhuangziold; aged; venerable; outdated; experienced; (affectionate prefix) immortal trad. (南華老仙) 南華 老 仙 simp. (南华老仙) 南华 老 仙
After his death, Zhuangzi was deified by his followers. They said that he would later travel to the north, and ascend to the heavens as an immortal in a blaze of fire. In the first year of the Tianbao era (742), Emperor Xuanzong of Tang gave Zhuangzi the appellation true man from the southern lands (南華真人).