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Workshops - goskagit.com

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 12:48

Workshops
goskagit.com
CULTIVATING MINDFUL PASSION: Buddhist and Taoism meditations, discussions and communication exercises, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18-19, Samish Island Community Center, 4902 Seacliff Lane. $325. Registration required.

Feature: Tai Chi and me: The story of a Spanish Tai Chi master - Xinhua

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 08:54

Feature: Tai Chi and me: The story of a Spanish Tai Chi master
Xinhua
"[The] human body is a miniature universe. Energy flows in the universe everywhere, like it does in our bodies, " Jose said. The Spaniard elaborated on his understanding of Taoism with concise words and flowing movements. "The rhythm of Tai Chi is not ...

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The Metrosexual Knights Who Defended Medieval Korea - OZY

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 00:03

OZY

The Metrosexual Knights Who Defended Medieval Korea
OZY
The faith of the land at the time was ancient Korean shamanism blended with three imports — Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism. Communing with nature was central to Hwarang religious instruction, hence dancing and singing excursions to beautiful ...

Taoist Spine Stretch - Weekly Alibi

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:25

Taoist Spine Stretch
Weekly Alibi
A process unique to Taoism making the spine more limber by fully activating the chi of the spine and brain with a goal of improved spinal function and reduced pain. The Taoist Spine Stretch –. “A Supple Spine is the Backbone of Good Health”. The Taoist ...

China's largest forest park reopens after six-year closure - CGTN (press release)

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:03

CGTN (press release)

China's largest forest park reopens after six-year closure
CGTN (press release)
China's largest national forest park has reopened to the public after being closed for six years. The Wawushan National Forest Park in Meishan City, 180 kilometers away from Chengdu, the capital city of southwest China's Sichua n Province, is home to ...

Standing on new borders - Malaysian Christian News

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 06:01

Malaysian Christian News

Standing on new borders
Malaysian Christian News
The single most important agenda item for our churches for the next fifty years will be the issue of relating to other religions: Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Indigenous Religions in the Americas and Africa, and various forms, old and new, of ...

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China's largest forest park reopens after 6 years - China.org.cn

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 21:21

China.org.cn

China's largest forest park reopens after 6 years
China.org.cn
"The view of the Wawu Shan table mountain is even better than God's dining table," said National Geographic of China magazine. It is also said to be one of the birthplaces of Taoism. No more than 3,500 people per day are allowed to visit the site, in ...

Lower Suicide Risk In Children Linked To Religious Parents - Medical Daily

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 11:07

Medical Daily

Lower Suicide Risk In Children Linked To Religious Parents
Medical Daily
Ning Hsieh, assistant professor of sociology at Michigan State University, stated how practitioners of Buddhism, Shintoism, and Taoism are more “individualized,” and less community-based. "In [East Asia], religious participation may aggravate suicide ...

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Letter: Homo sapiens have always had morals - Roanoke Times

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 00:08

Letter: Homo sapiens have always had morals
Roanoke Times
What I found especially astonishing about Fizer's commentary was his total disregard of other belief systems (Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, Hinduism, Humanism, Islam, Jainism, Zoroastrianism, etc.). He claimed that morality comes from either oneself ...

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Film Review: 'Christopher Robin': Terrific Teachings of Taoism Taught by Toys - The Epoch Times

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 15:37

Film Review: 'Christopher Robin': Terrific Teachings of Taoism Taught by Toys
The Epoch Times
Perhaps, since there's so much Taoism in these magical tales, Pooh is an enlightened bear who can de-materialize for purposes of apparating (oh wait! That's a Harry Potter term. Then again, since this all takes place in England, and since it's recently ...

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Reasons for buying animal welfare friendly eggs researched - Poultry World

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 06:42

Poultry World

Reasons for buying animal welfare friendly eggs researched
Poultry World
Respondents associated with traditional religions such as Buddhism and Taoism were willing to pay more than those who were not linked to those faiths. The results also showed that respondents were willing to pay for animal welfare products because of ...

Workshops - goskagit.com

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 08:05

Workshops
goskagit.com
CULTIVATING MINDFUL PASSION: Buddhist and Taoism meditations, discussions and communication exercises, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18-19, Samish Island Community Center, 4902 Seacliff Lane. $325. Registration required.

East Texas Events: Salvation Army Auxiliary sale, Back the Blue Summer Bash, LaDonna Gatlin to perform - Tyler Morning Telegraph

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 19:33

Tyler Morning Telegraph

East Texas Events: Salvation Army Auxiliary sale, Back the Blue Summer Bash, LaDonna Gatlin to perform
Tyler Morning Telegraph
She will discuss her new book, "This Great Turtle Heart: The Taoism of Turtlism," for which she was awarded the Lubbe Manuscript Prize by the Poetry Society of Texas. Renk, an Athens native, taught English, humanities and creative writing at Trinity ...

Wisdom of Winnie-the-Pooh still in style - North Shore News

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 12:10

North Shore News

Wisdom of Winnie-the-Pooh still in style
North Shore News
Appearing on inspirational cards, wall plaques and memes, and even as a best-selling book to explain Taoism to Westerners (Benjamin Hoff's The Tao of Pooh), Pooh's musings on love, friendship and strength of character are as relevant today as ever.

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Decades before “plant-based” was a thing, this vegetarian market was selling mock duck, squid, and eel to New York's ... - The New Food Economy

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:29

The New Food Economy

Decades before “plant-based” was a thing, this vegetarian market was selling mock duck, squid, and eel to New York's ...
The New Food Economy
In Taiwan, where Buddhism and Taoism are the most commonly practiced religions, many restaurants that serve meat will automatically sell a mock meat version of every dish. “Even if you go to a 7-Eleven, the fake meat will be available, next to any meat ...

Tao of wealth management - Mountain Mail Newspaper

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 08:11

Mountain Mail Newspaper

Tao of wealth management
Mountain Mail Newspaper
The Chinese philosophy of Taoism has a phrase for this: “wei wu-wei.” In English, this translates as “do without doing.” It means that in some areas of life, such as investing, greater activity does not necessarily translate into better results. It is ...

China: Pope Francis's 'Good Understanding of Marxists' a Chance to Solve 'Catholic Problem' - Breitbart News

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 15:34

Breitbart News

China: Pope Francis's 'Good Understanding of Marxists' a Chance to Solve 'Catholic Problem'
Breitbart News
China's state newspaper Global Times published a feature Wednesday heralding in a new era in relations between Beijing and the Vatican, suggesting that Pope Francis, as a Jesuit who “believes he has a good understanding of Marxists,” presents a golden ...

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Standing on New Borders - The Pilot

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 10:19

The Pilot

Standing on New Borders
The Pilot
The single most important agenda item for our churches for the next fifty years will be the issue of relating to other religions, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Indigenous Religions in the Americas and Africa, and various forms, old and new, of ...

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Views from Tokyo: What does religion mean to you in your everyday life? - The Japan Times

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 05:35

The Japan Times

Views from Tokyo: What does religion mean to you in your everyday life?
The Japan Times
Taoism is especially popular in Taiwan. People like to go to the temple to worship. My father is Taoist and my mother Christian, but I am an atheist like most other young Taiwanese. Every religion has its own characteristics and must be cherished ...

In Malaysia, a new attempt to know one's neighbor – and his faith - Yahoo News

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 11:22

In Malaysia, a new attempt to know one's neighbor – and his faith
Yahoo News
Religions came in waves to Malaysia. Islam was brought by merchants between the 10th and 12th centuries; Buddhism and Taoism came over with Chinese immigrants; Hinduism and Sikhism arrived with Indian immigrants; and Christianity first appeared with ...