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Eastover's New "Masters in Residence Series" Begins This Fall! - EIN News (press release)

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 18:11

Eastover's New "Masters in Residence Series" Begins This Fall!
EIN News (press release)
—Solala Towler, Editor, The Empty Vessel —Journal of Contemporary Taoism. ” — Solala Towler, Editor, The Empty Vessel - Journal of Contemporary Taoism. LENOX, MA, USA, August 15, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Tai Chi For Health expert and Qigong ...

Unusual way women can orgasm – and it can be the most intense - Mirror.co.uk

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 05:42

Mirror.co.uk

Unusual way women can orgasm – and it can be the most intense
Mirror.co.uk
It appears there's a lesser-known but super exciting way for women to have an orgasm. According to sex and relationship expert Kim Anami , who teaches Taoism and Tantric sex, the cervical orgasm is a path worth exploring. Of course, due to smear tests, ...

Taiji for balance and coordination - The Straits Times

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 17:00

The Straits Times

Taiji for balance and coordination
The Straits Times
Three times a week, Ms Elizabeth Toh spends an hour going through the slow, elegant motions of taiji. The traditional Chinese exercise has improved her balance and helped her relax, said the retiree, who is in her 60s. It has also helped with her ...

Meet CEFC China, a private company that's managed like a state organisation - South China Morning Post

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 19:18

South China Morning Post

Meet CEFC China, a private company that's managed like a state organisation
South China Morning Post
CEFC China also initiated another non-governmental organisation China Academy of Culture, which promotes the concepts of Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism, besides “the Chinese world view, values, ethics and aesthetics”. Company founding ...

Rock climb, kayak and fire dance at Qiyun Mountain on August 18 to 20 - Shanghaiist

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 07:03

Rock climb, kayak and fire dance at Qiyun Mountain on August 18 to 20
Shanghaiist
Here's where to go for three days of parties and physical activities in Xiuning County. dragon-adventures-qiyun-mountain.jpg. Qiyun Mountain: a place known for clouds, poems and Taoism. Peaceful, until three days in August, when the Ziyoujia Summer ...

Get ready for Chinese AI with a Confucian bias - Asia Times

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 04:16

Asia Times

Get ready for Chinese AI with a Confucian bias
Asia Times
Jack Ma of China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group gave us a hint when he said in a recent interview: “Every culture has its own religion. China's religion originates from three branches – Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism. The theme of Taoism is how to ...

Interpret 'parent' in the Federal Constitution fairly — A. Vaithilingam - Malay Mail Online

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 22:48

Interpret 'parent' in the Federal Constitution fairly — A. Vaithilingam
Malay Mail Online
AUGUST 11 — I had, in 2009 in my capacity as president of both the Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism (MCCBCHST) and the Malaysia Hindu Sangam, taken up the issue of unilateral conversion of ...

Wudang Mountain comes to Shanghai for a week - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 12:43

Wudang Mountain comes to Shanghai for a week
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
WUDANG kung fu performances, Taoism music and temple celebrations are featured at the Shanghai-held intangible cultural heritage week of Wudang Mountain, Hubei Province. The event was launched at Shanghai Great World in Huangpu District ...

Spreading seeds of compassion in dialogue among civilizations - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 12:01

Spreading seeds of compassion in dialogue among civilizations
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
It reminded me of many Confucian scholar-officials in ancient China, especially those in the Song Dynasty (960–1279), who found no difficulty in absorbing Taoist and Buddhist ideas, as Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism shared beliefs in oneness ...

Always make a dummy of the enemy - Hong Kong Standard (press release)

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 16:00

Hong Kong Standard (press release)

Always make a dummy of the enemy
Hong Kong Standard (press release)
... what you really want. Feng shui interpretation: Advantages and opportunities are often the product of good feng shui. Kerby Kuek has published 15 books on feng shui, inner alchemy, Taoism and metaphysics. He can be contacted at www.kerbykuek.com ...

Insert unilateral conversion ban or just scrap Bill altogether, faith group insists - Yahoo Singapore News

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 09:26

Yahoo Singapore News

Insert unilateral conversion ban or just scrap Bill altogether, faith group insists
Yahoo Singapore News
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7- The Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism (MCCBCHST) has urged Putrajaya to reinstate a unilateral conversion ban clause which was earlier revoked from the a proposed Bill ...

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Insert unilateral conversion ban or just scrap Bill altogether, faith group insists - Malay Mail Online

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 09:16

Malay Mail Online

Insert unilateral conversion ban or just scrap Bill altogether, faith group insists
Malay Mail Online
Picture by Choo Choy MayKUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7- The Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism (MCCBCHST) has urged Putrajaya to reinstate a unilateral conversion ban clause which was earlier revoked ...

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Tai chi catches on with Chinese entrepreneurs - The China Post - China Post

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 01:33

China Post

Tai chi catches on with Chinese entrepreneurs - The China Post
China Post
China's billionaires and successful entrepreneurs are embracing tai chi, a homegrown gentle exercise or martial art characterized by rhythmic circular ...

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7 sex rituals that have thankfully died out - Buzz.ie

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 17:12

Buzz.ie

7 sex rituals that have thankfully died out
Buzz.ie
In ancient China, many people were into Taoism. Taoism believes that we all have a lot of chi which is essentially our life force. Inside the body, the chi is called jing and they believe that sperm contains the most amount of jing. Losing jing can ...

Exhibit features wedding dresses inspired by gods - Taipei Times

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 12:02

Taipei Times

Exhibit features wedding dresses inspired by gods
Taipei Times
The designs draw inspiration from the robes of temple gods in Taiwanese Taoism, such as sea goddess Matsu (媽祖), Taoist deities Jiutan Xuannu (九天玄女) and Lu Dongbin (呂洞賓), and mythological themes, Wu said. Her work was recognized by an award ...

Susan Campbell: We Are The Other White Evangelicals - Hartford Courant

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 06:32

Hartford Courant

Susan Campbell: We Are The Other White Evangelicals
Hartford Courant
And then in high school, Dubow researched a project on Taoism and Jesus' Sermon on the Mount (a fabulous political party platform, by the way). He also set out to write an expose for his school newspaper on Young Life, a Christian youth outreach program.

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Force of nature - NWAOnline

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 03:03

Force of nature
NWAOnline
President Xi Jinping has championed the study of Chinese traditions, including Taoism and Confucianism, in part to counter the influence of Western ideas in Chinese society. Xi, in articulating the Chinese dream, has called for a return to China's ...

Force of nature | NWADG - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 02:58

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Force of nature | NWADG
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Far from the smog-belching power plants of nearby cities, on a hillside covered in solar panels and blossoming magnolias, Yang Shihua speaks of the need for ...

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Jesus and Buddah - Daily American Online

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 22:51

Daily American Online

Jesus and Buddah
Daily American Online
For leisure I'm currently reading about ancient Chinese religion and philosophy that developed during the Warring States period (roughly just a few centuries leading up to the birth of Christ.) This is the period in which Confucianism and Taoism (two ...

Faith in Recovery Pt. 2: The Surprising Truth About Religion and Drug Use - World Religion News

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 20:53

World Religion News

Faith in Recovery Pt. 2: The Surprising Truth About Religion and Drug Use
World Religion News
Interestingly, individuals are adopting principles of Taoism for drug recovery. The practice of meditation to build mental stamina has been linked to aiding in the elimination of addiction. There are parallels in addiction therapy and Taoist teaching ...

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