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In Malaysia, a new attempt to know one's neighbor – and his faith - Christian Science Monitor

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 10:08

Christian Science Monitor

In Malaysia, a new attempt to know one's neighbor – and his faith
Christian Science Monitor
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 ...

Poetic Gestures Painted and Drawn, A Review of Tang Chang at the Smart Museum - Newcity Art

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 11:38

Newcity Art

Poetic Gestures Painted and Drawn, A Review of Tang Chang at the Smart Museum
Newcity Art
By his early twenties, he had taught himself how to paint portraits on the street and how to read both Thai and Mandarin. He became involved in Taoism, translating an explanatory book and beginning a meditative practice that involved non-figurative ...

Workshops - goskagit.com

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 08:13

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.

John Breunig: This year's steamiest race - Thehour.com

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 00:18

Thehour.com

John Breunig: This year's steamiest race
Thehour.com
Banners hanging down represent Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Taoism and Earth-based religions, which were joined recently by a rainbow flag. The event is co-sponsored by Stamford Democratic City Committee and Stamford Indivisible ...

Reflections of life in ancient times - Shine News (press release)

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 20:07

Shine News (press release)

Reflections of life in ancient times
Shine News (press release)
In addition to being a grooming aid, bronze mirrors were also used as ornaments, tokens of love, gifts, religious items in Taoism and burial objects. The multi-functions echo the fact that mirrors had many Chinese cultural connotations. Even now ...

Survey of monastic wisdom can aid your spiritual journey - CatholicPhilly.com

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 10:59

CatholicPhilly.com

Survey of monastic wisdom can aid your spiritual journey
CatholicPhilly.com
While most entries are from the Christian tradition, there also are topics from Judaism (Tsimtsum), Islam (Dhikr) and Taoism (WuWei.) The reader can begin anywhere, and each entry suggests other possible references within the book that may be of ...

Local pastor baptizes grandson . . . in China - West Plains Daily Quill

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 01:06

West Plains Daily Quill

Local pastor baptizes grandson . . . in China
West Plains Daily Quill
Buddhism, Taoism, Christianism, Islamism and Catholicism are the recognized religions in Dalian. The Pans said they had met few Christians, however, the Chinese Christian population figures varies widely. A recent study conducted in 2010, estimated ...

How SZA became R&B royalty - New York Post

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 17:36

New York Post

How SZA became R&B royalty
New York Post
“9/11 happened in, like, the seventh grade, and it was a mess,” says SZA, who has since explored Taoism, Buddhism and Christianity. “I stopped wearing my hijab. I was embarrassed. All the Islamophobia that's happening right now is like a crazy, weird ...

Tai chi cultural heritage experience held in Beijing temple - China.org.cn

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 02:28

China.org.cn

Tai chi cultural heritage experience held in Beijing temple
China.org.cn
Intangible cultural heritage enthusiasts met at Beijing White Cloud Taoist Temple on July 22 to learn about Taoism and experience tai chi. The activity was organized by the Great Seed, a global community platform targeting all people interested in ...

Rabies vaccine scandal reveals China's tattered moral fabric - South China Morning Post

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 19:24

South China Morning Post

Rabies vaccine scandal reveals China's tattered moral fabric
South China Morning Post
In recent years, all religions in China – Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and Taoism – have witnessed a revival (with Protestantism the fastest-growing) due to a relaxed control and the spiritual void. This revival has filled the vacuum, but only to a ...

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Who taught Bruce Lee kung fu? He was born to be a fighter, but the martial arts superstar also trained with the best - South China Morning Post

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 14:03

South China Morning Post

Who taught Bruce Lee kung fu? He was born to be a fighter, but the martial arts superstar also trained with the best
South China Morning Post
But he also taught his students the philosophical foundations of kung fu, and told them about Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism. Lee's oft quoted line “be water” comes from a concept taught to him by Ip. Ip's philosophical ideas were an important ...

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-Workshop: “Cultivate a Creative Life: Understanding Your Personal Seasons” - soprissun.com

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 04:26

soprissun.com

-Workshop: “Cultivate a Creative Life: Understanding Your Personal Seasons”
soprissun.com
Her approach is grounded through years of training in the ancient wisdom of Tantra and Taoism infused with embodiment practices of Martial Arts, Shamanic and Mystical Dance and Meditation with a modern understanding of brain science, neuropsychology, ...

The Family That's Sold New York Mock Meats for Decades - Atlas Obscura

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 12:20

Atlas Obscura

The Family That's Sold New York Mock Meats for Decades
Atlas Obscura
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 ...

Camping on cliff road 2000 meters above sea level - ecns

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 03:37

ecns

Camping on cliff road 2000 meters above sea level
ecns
... flocked to the Laojun Mountain in Luoyang City, Central China's Henan Province on July 21 during a camping festival, staying overnight in tents on the cliff road, 2,000 meters above sea level. The mountain is known for its cultural heritage ...

Camping on cliff road attracts tourists in Henan (1 - ecns

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 01:12

ecns

Camping on cliff road attracts tourists in Henan (1
ecns
A view of tents perched on a cliff road on Laojun Mountain in Luoyang City, Central China's Henan Province, July 21, 2018. Tourists flocked to the tourist attraction during a camping festival, staying overnight in tents on the cliff road, 2,000 meters ...

Daxi in N. Taiwan immersed in festivities before celebration of Guan Yu's birthday in August - Taiwan News

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 07:26

Taiwan News

Daxi in N. Taiwan immersed in festivities before celebration of Guan Yu's birthday in August
Taiwan News
The deity's birthday is June 24 of the lunar calendar, which falls on August 5 this year. There is a story to tell about Daxi's deep spiritual bond with the Taoism deity Guan Yu. It is said that when local camphor extracting industry and river ...

What Is The Newest And Oldest Faith? - Taarifa Rwanda (satire) (press release) (blog)

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:47

Taarifa Rwanda (satire) (press release) (blog)

What Is The Newest And Oldest Faith?
Taarifa Rwanda (satire) (press release) (blog)
Taoism is a religion that was begun in China in the late 4th century B.C. by a man named Lao Tzu. Also spelled Lao Tsu and Laozi, Lao Tzu is believed to have been a great philosopher and writer of the “Tao Te Ching.” Taoists and scholars disagree on ...

Charles Stevens - Geographical

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 23:05

Geographical

Charles Stevens
Geographical
From what I understand, this is in part down to the conformity which Eastern religions such as Taoism and Confucianism imposes. Therefore, China's leadership can act with a sense of purpose and long-sighted direction which other nations may not be able ...

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How traditional Chinese knife therapy dao liao massaged my sore muscles and gave me an energy boost - South China Morning Post

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:08

South China Morning Post

How traditional Chinese knife therapy dao liao massaged my sore muscles and gave me an energy boost
South China Morning Post
“Even today, there are some masters in Taiwan who will bring some good energy inside the knife and they will also believe in the spirit of the knives,” Garnier says, “It's also connected to Buddhism and Taoism, so yes there is a spirit, whether you ...

10 inspirational quotes from exceptional people - Sandton Chronicle

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 07:45

Sandton Chronicle

10 inspirational quotes from exceptional people
Sandton Chronicle
An ancient Chinese philosopher and writer, he is the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching, the founder of philosophical Taoism, and a deity in religious Taoism and traditional Chinese religions. A semi-legendary figure, he was usually portrayed as a 6th ...