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What Is Religion's Place In Science Fiction? - World Religion News

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 17:58

World Religion News

What Is Religion's Place In Science Fiction?
World Religion News
In the Star Wars movie franchise, the Jedi are a group of warrior-monks that believe in balance, which would be closest to the idea of samurais practicing Taoism or Shaolin Monks. But when spirituality is brought up, it is directly contradicted by “the ...

UN hosts waste artwork exhibition in Beijing - CGTN (press release)

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 13:58

CGTN (press release)

UN hosts waste artwork exhibition in Beijing
CGTN (press release)
The calligraphy includes thoughts from Confucism and Taoism...and I want to use this combination of old and new media to encourage people to think about how to protect our home," said Feng, deputy dean at the Beijing Film Academy School of Digital ...

Netheader - Pocono Record

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 06:05

Pocono Record

Netheader
Pocono Record
Not surprising, many faiths incorporate ritual washings, too, including Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Judaism, Islam, the Bahá'í Faith, Taoism, and even the Rastafari movement. I just recently worked with a Christian couple who washed ...

Bamboo's not just for pandas - Shine News (press release)

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 02:08

Shine News (press release)

Bamboo's not just for pandas
Shine News (press release)
Influenced by Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism, the scholars expressed their yearning for a peaceful and pastoral life through bamboo carving. Therefore, themes like the seven sages of the bamboo grove in the Wei (AD 213-266) and Jin (AD 266-420) ...

China Brainwashing Priests at 'Patriotic' Training Courses - Breitbart News

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 14:20

Breitbart News

China Brainwashing Priests at 'Patriotic' Training Courses
Breitbart News
The Chinese Communist Party, under Xi Jinping, has expanded its religious crackdown on Islam and Christianity to Taoism. In a column Friday, the Global Times cites a “patriotic” Taoist priest who insists the native Chinese religion is not Chinese ...

Priests search for patriotic elements in scripts as China promotes religious localization - Global Times

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 08:19

Global Times

Priests search for patriotic elements in scripts as China promotes religious localization
Global Times
Entitled "Class to merge of Taoism and Core Socialist Values," the training included courses on China's religious policies, the responsibility of Taoism in the age of religious sinification and lectures on China's New Era and the Belt and Road initiative.

QHC's quilt exhibit portrays The Golden Rule from perspective of world faiths - Wilmington News Journal, OH

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 14:50

Wilmington News Journal, OH

QHC's quilt exhibit portrays The Golden Rule from perspective of world faiths
Wilmington News Journal, OH
... Judaism, Hinduism, Islam and Buddhism, quilts also portray it as represented in such traditions as Humanism, Native American, Wicca/Neo Wicca, Baha'i, Unitarian Universalist, Sikh, Yoruba IFA, Confucianism, Shinto, Taoism, Jainism and Zoroastrianism.

NH spelling champ advances to third round in national event - The Union Leader

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 06:02

The Union Leader

NH spelling champ advances to third round in national event
The Union Leader
Medina won by correctly spelling “Caodaism,” an Indo-Chinese religion consisting of elements from Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Christianity and spiritualism. For her efforts, Medina was given a cup, one-year memberships to the Encyclopedia ...

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China orders crackdown on large outdoor religious statues - Herald ... - Herald-Whig

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 22:24

Herald-Whig

China orders crackdown on large outdoor religious statues - Herald ...
Herald-Whig
China ruling Communist Party has ordered local government to better regulate the construction of large outdoor religious statues amid increasing restrictions on ...

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China orders regulation of 'large religious statues' - The Hindu - The Hindu

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 15:21

China orders regulation of 'large religious statues' - The Hindu
The Hindu
China's ruling Communist Party has ordered local governments to better regulate the construction of large outdoor religious statues amid increasing restrictions ...

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China Declares War On Buddha Statues, Orders Ban On Building Huge Outdoor Idols - India Times

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 07:51

India Times

China Declares War On Buddha Statues, Orders Ban On Building Huge Outdoor Idols
India Times
While Buddhism which emanated from India remained the oldest religion in China, Taoism, also known as Daoism, is an indigenous religious or philosophical tradition of Chinese origin. Buddhist statues are dotted all over China as Buddhism remained a ...
China orders crackdown on large outdoor religious statuesWashington Post

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Petit urges Cheshire Academy graduates to be kind, hopeful and persevering - New Haven Register

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 18:35

New Haven Register

Petit urges Cheshire Academy graduates to be kind, hopeful and persevering
New Haven Register
Salutatorian Fengshuo Yang, who received three senior academic awards, told students about the ancient Chinese philosopher and founder of Taoism, Lao-Tzu, reminding his fellow graduates that good and bad are not binary concepts, but in fact exist ...

China orders crackdown on outdoor religious statues - Economic Times

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 05:08

Economic Times

China orders crackdown on outdoor religious statues
Economic Times
Both Buddhism and Taoism have been officially recognised in Communist China with thousands of temples, even though they were subjected to heavy crackdown during the Cultural Revolution (1966-76) headed by Communist Party of China (CPC) founder ...
China orders crackdown on religious statuesTimes of Malta
China orders crackdown on large outdoor religious statuesThe Japan Times

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China orders crackdown on outdoor religious statues to prevent 'commercialisation' of Buddhism - Daily News & Analysis

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 04:59

Daily News & Analysis

China orders crackdown on outdoor religious statues to prevent 'commercialisation' of Buddhism
Daily News & Analysis
While Buddhism which emanated from India remained the oldest religion in China, Taoism, also known as Daoism, is an indigenous religious or philosophical tradition of Chinese origin. Buddhist statues are dotted all over China as Buddhism remained a ...
China orders crackdown on large outdoor religious statuesWashington Post

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China orders crackdown on large outdoor religious statues - Washington Post

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 01:41

Washington Post

China orders crackdown on large outdoor religious statues
Washington Post
The directive from the United Front Work Department viewed on its website Saturday appears targeted mainly at followers of Buddhism and Taoism, two of China's five officially recognized religions. “The meeting required all localities to take up the ...
China orders crackdown on outdoor religious statuesEconomic Times

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Giant 7000 Kilogram Daoist Vegan Tofu Cake Built in Central China - LIVEKINDLY

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 16:12

LIVEKINDLY

Giant 7000 Kilogram Daoist Vegan Tofu Cake Built in Central China
LIVEKINDLY
The cake was created in celebration of a Daoism (also known as Taoism) festival and was sampled by thousands of tourists who came to see it. The location of the slopes of the Laojan Mountain was significant, as this is the place that the philosopher ...

Diaphragmatic Breath Meditation - coastalbreezenews.com

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 18:00

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Diaphragmatic Breath Meditation
coastalbreezenews.com
The written history of meditation dates back to the origins of the great Eastern religions of Hinduism (2500 B.C.), Buddhism (560 B.C.), Taoism (600 B.C.), and Confucianism (550 B.C.). All these religions employed meditative techniques as a way to ...

The 2 biggest things Silicon Valley misunderstands about China, according to a top Alibaba exec - Markets Insider

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 16:03

Markets Insider

The 2 biggest things Silicon Valley misunderstands about China, according to a top Alibaba exec
Markets Insider
Wong says Alibaba's founder, Jack Ma, constantly reminds employees that China is built around three philosophies: Daoism, which teaches harmony; Buddhism, which teaches tolerance; and Confucianism, which teaches order. If you can understand the ...

We've Got to Stop Calling Taoism a 'Superstition' - Sixth Tone

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 23:24

Sixth Tone

We've Got to Stop Calling Taoism a 'Superstition'
Sixth Tone
Last month, contractors for the Chinese Academy of Sciences' nuclear power station in Wuwei, northwestern China's Gansu province, invited local Taoist monks to perform a foundation-laying ceremony at the station's construction site. Somewhat ...

For the soul and the stomach - The Nation

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 14:06

The Nation

For the soul and the stomach
The Nation
Dubbed “Unseen Hong Kong”, the trip was led by Voralak Tulaphorn, chief marketing officer and well-known feng shui master Khatha Chinbunchorn and took in not just the power of Taoism but also some of the SAR's Michelin-starred Chinese restaurants.