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Tibetan Yak herders anoint Xi Jinping a Buddhist deity - The Australian

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 09:02

The Australian

Tibetan Yak herders anoint Xi Jinping a Buddhist deity
The Australian
In his state-of-the-nation address a week ago, Premier Li Keqiang pledged the government to “fully uphold the party's basic policy on religious affairs”. Mr Xi is general-secretary of the party, whose members are forbidden from being followers of any ...

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The Ark of Chiayi in 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival: A Giant Carrier of ... - AsiaOne

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 00:23

The Ark of Chiayi in 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival: A Giant Carrier of ...
AsiaOne
CHIAYI,Taiwan, March 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival, hosted by Chiayi County, is open from February 16 to March 11. The giant ark in the Blessing Taiwan area symbolizes a carrier of people's hopes. Splendid lanterns and ...

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Waterspot: The surfer's way — A good guide to health and ... - Coast News

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 17:44

Coast News

Waterspot: The surfer's way — A good guide to health and ...
Coast News
I've always been uncomfortable calling surfing a sport. Still, I would never go so far as to call it a “religious experience,” even though I have had some deeply spiritual moments while drifting over the ocean. So, if surfing is not a sport or a ...

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Church's window incorporates many faiths - Savannah Morning News

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 07:09

Savannah Morning News

Church's window incorporates many faiths
Savannah Morning News
All were required to include symbols from religions respected by Unitarian Universalists, including Christianity, Judaism, Humanism, Paganism, Islam, Hinduism, Taoism and Buddhism. The designs also included the flaming chalice representing Unitarian ...

Religion professor leads virtue-based workshops in Shanghai - The Exponent

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 17:54

Religion professor leads virtue-based workshops in Shanghai
The Exponent
Teams met with Kolp in order to discuss the virtues and how they could be implemented in order to improve their productivity and their daily lives. The workshops didn't focus on any kind of specific religious doctrine that would have been foreign or ...

Underground Church in Henan Faces Increasing Pressure - International Christian Concern (press release)

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 21:12

International Christian Concern (press release)

Underground Church in Henan Faces Increasing Pressure
International Christian Concern (press release)
China's current religious policy dictates that only Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Protestant Christianity, and Catholicism, which are officially recognized by the State, are legal for citizens to participate in, and they may only do so in churches, mosques ...

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Being human in the 21st century - The Star Online

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 20:29

Being human in the 21st century
The Star Online
It was reported in The New York Times on July 12, 2017 that hundreds of millions of people in China have in recent years turned to religions like Taoism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam, seeking a sense of purpose and an escape from the consumerist ...

Work and life lessons from a former dominatrix - BBC News

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 21:47

BBC News

Work and life lessons from a former dominatrix
BBC News
When it comes to power dynamics and influencing others, former dominatrix Kasia Urbaniak is a seasoned professional. Now, she's harnessing the skills honed in her past profession – combined with lessons learned in martial arts and Taoism – to empower ...

Henan Increases Pressure on Chinese House Church Gatherings - Christian News Network

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 11:13

Christian News Network

Henan Increases Pressure on Chinese House Church Gatherings
Christian News Network
China's current religious policy dictates that only Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Protestant Christianity, and Catholicism, which are officially recognized by the State, are legal for citizens to participate in, and they may only do so in churches, mosques ...

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Rev. Charles Brock: World religions relate to local problems - GoErie.com

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 04:02

GoErie.com

Rev. Charles Brock: World religions relate to local problems
GoErie.com
Judaism, Christianty, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism and Gaia all have important offerings for our Rust Belt. In colleges here and abroad, I have been teaching world religion for 30 years and political science for 20 years. It is time ...

Enlightened Sort - New York Times

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 23:00

New York Times

Enlightened Sort
New York Times
To me, even if they're fanciful, those connections add an extra layer of gratification. Today's puzzle by Damon Gulczynski, for example, touched on one of my own interests (no, not CHEEZ WHIZ, people, have a heart) with two of its clues, 16A and 48A ...

Sacred Source Sanctuary: persecuted church or illegal pot dispensary? - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 20:32

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sacred Source Sanctuary: persecuted church or illegal pot dispensary?
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Scholars say Taoism's Shangqing school taught that cannabis could impart preternatural powers. “This is nothing we invented,” said David James, Marla James' husband and a volunteer at the Sanctuary. “It's been used for thousands of years.” In 2006, the ...

Kyle Miller - mindbodygreen.com

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 12:02

mindbodygreen.com

Kyle Miller
mindbodygreen.com
Kyle has been studying, teaching, and practicing yoga for over 13 years. She owns Love Yoga in Venice and Echo Park, California with her partner Sian Gordon, where she leads Love's 200 hour teacher trainings, mentorship programs, and retreats around ...

Library planning 'In Memoriam' program about Ursula Le Guin ... - Decorah Journal

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 15:56

Library planning 'In Memoriam' program about Ursula Le Guin ...
Decorah Journal
Fans of the remarkable work of science fiction writer Ursula Le Guin are encouraged to save the date of Wednesday, April 4, at 6:30 p.m., for an “In Memor.

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NHS students prepare for trip to China - The Daily News of Newburyport

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 07:05

The Daily News of Newburyport

NHS students prepare for trip to China
The Daily News of Newburyport
Tai chi was developed hand in hand with Taoism, a Chinese philosophy and religion, Tilden said. Taoism, like tai chi, is a method for aligning one's body with nature, she added. Other activities students have engaged in during their classes include a ...

Why Do We Always Argue for Our Limitations? - The Good Men Project (blog)

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 21:30

The Good Men Project (blog)

Why Do We Always Argue for Our Limitations?
The Good Men Project (blog)
It is like the Tao of Taoism—it cannot be named, classified or known as an object is known. It is not a point on a map or a philosophy of understanding. It's like the ephemeral, spidery dust particles that float across our vision or the instantly ...

Providing a path to a peace of mind - The Leader

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 19:22

The Leader

Providing a path to a peace of mind
The Leader
Shown here are director of yoga Kim Taurins and Lao, Daoist Abbot and founder of Four Dragons Institute. Photo Zarah Parker. Hailed as the hidden gem of the neighborhood, Four Dragons Institute in the Heights offers a variety of services to guide each ...

Feng Shui Tweaks For Every Room In Your Home - mindbodygreen.com

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 06:10

mindbodygreen.com

Feng Shui Tweaks For Every Room In Your Home
mindbodygreen.com
Historically, feng shui has roots in Taoism and Buddhism. However, elements of feng shui are palpable in every culture across time. For instance, these days we can all feel the difference between a New York City apartment and a quiet hidden cabin in ...

[Reporter's Notebook] Korea's cultural heritage comes to life at Pyeongchang Olympics - The Hankyoreh

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 04:25

The Hankyoreh

[Reporter's Notebook] Korea's cultural heritage comes to life at Pyeongchang Olympics
The Hankyoreh
The inmyeonjo had already appeared in the “Classic of Mountains and Seas,” an ancient Chinese book of geography, and in East Asia it was regarded as a messenger of long life, peace, and the unity of nature and mankind in the development of Taoism and ...

The Ming-Style Chair - Wallpaper*

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 14:53

Wallpaper*

The Ming-Style Chair
Wallpaper*
Ming style fuses the Chinese ideologies of Confucianism and Taoism followed by the literati, and the millennia-old expertise of craftsmen, who saw design as a way to bring about harmony in life by creating simple, precise and elegant designs inspired ...