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Reviving the sacred city of Beijing - TODAYonline

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 05:31

TODAYonline

Reviving the sacred city of Beijing
TODAYonline
One day, I rode my bike to the White Cloud Temple, the national centre of China's indigenous religion, Taoism. The temple dates from the 13th century and is the headquarters of the national Taoist association. The temple's main axis of five halls to ...

Book review: Hong Kong Cantopop puts us in tune with the lesser ... - The National

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 04:59

The National

Book review: Hong Kong Cantopop puts us in tune with the lesser ...
The National
Partly inspired by the 1967 riots that ensued in Hong Kong after protests against British colonial rule, Hui's best-known song is also widely regarded as a ...

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Reviving the sacred city of Beijing - TODAYonline

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 16:07

Reviving the sacred city of Beijing
TODAYonline
One day, I rode my bike to the White Cloud Temple, the national centre of China's indigenous religion, Taoism. The temple dates from the 13th century and is the headquarters of the national Taoist association. The temple's main axis of five halls to ...

Gallery at Flat Rock hosts artists behind the art Saturday - BlueRidgeNow.com

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 01:08

BlueRidgeNow.com

Gallery at Flat Rock hosts artists behind the art Saturday
BlueRidgeNow.com
Daoism is a philosophy that teaches you to learn how to go with the flow (of life), to find the best way to get through.” One of the pieces in “Temporal Witness” bears witness to this personal coping. A large totemic clay piece with a silent bearing ...

Cannabis: Holy Herb Of Old - Civilized

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 13:53

Civilized

Cannabis: Holy Herb Of Old
Civilized
Cannabis has held a revered place in many world faiths for hundreds, sometimes thousands of years, being used for many reasons including medical and entheogenic (seeking the divine within) purposes. While dozens (if not hundreds) of new religions that ...

Forget millennials. How will churches reach Generation Z? - Religion News Service

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 16:09

Religion News Service

Forget millennials. How will churches reach Generation Z?
Religion News Service
"The origins of Taoism are unclear. Traditionally, Lao-tzu who lived in the sixth century is regarded as its founder. Its early philosophic foundations and its later beliefs and rituals are two completely different ways of life. Today (1982) Taoism ...

A Column That Really Ties the Room Together | Texas Lawyer - Texas Lawyer

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 13:31

Texas Lawyer

A Column That Really Ties the Room Together | Texas Lawyer
Texas Lawyer
The Big Lebowski has impacted our legal system, joining the pantheon of pop culture references to pop up in judicial opinions.

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My Beijing: The Sacred City - New York Times

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 00:01

New York Times

My Beijing: The Sacred City
New York Times
Looking for Chinese religion one autumn afternoon, I rode my bike for an hour down to the White Cloud Temple, the national center of China's indigenous religion, Taoism. This religion coalesced in the second century out of folk religious beliefs and ...

China's dream of a harmonious world - Pakistan Observer

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 20:19

China's dream of a harmonious world
Pakistan Observer
Taoism is one such current. When looked from the prism of Taoism, the aura of Chinese nation appears so appealing. It makes Chinese nation quite attractive in the eyes of a foreigner. Taoism is the path to embrace wonder of life and joy in living with ...

Am I a Buddhist? - Patheos (blog)

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 14:47

Patheos (blog)

Am I a Buddhist?
Patheos (blog)
We Western scholars love to categorize, and so “Buddhism” was placed alongside Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Taoism and other world-religions for the sake of comparison and contrast. Many highly regarded Buddhist teachers today, such as Thich ...

Tai Chi in the park marks world celebration of Taoist traditions - Allentown Morning Call

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 16:05

Allentown Morning Call

Tai Chi in the park marks world celebration of Taoist traditions
Allentown Morning Call
And for those who study Taoism and aspire to its goals of flowing with life and becoming one with nature, tai chi embodies those ideals, said Nancy Scheirer, who is part of a Lehigh Valley Taoist study group. She compared a person who has achieved ...

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Necessary Meditation - UND The Dakota Student

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:08

UND The Dakota Student

Necessary Meditation
UND The Dakota Student
Qi Gong is more associated with Daoism where the silent mediation is more associated with Buddhism. With these two ideologies influencing the practice of the class, the books switch between the two. The book the class is discussing now is called “Eight ...

How Daoism can make a difference in business - USAPP American Politics and Policy (blog)

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 07:34

USAPP American Politics and Policy (blog)

How Daoism can make a difference in business
USAPP American Politics and Policy (blog)
Daoism (also Taoism) is an ancient Chinese philosophy, which emerged between 6th and 3rdBC and is often associated with the philosophers Laozi (also Lao Tzu) and Zhuangzi (also Chuang Tzu). Yet, a clear definition of Daoism is difficult. It overlaps ...

Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain launches Presidential Villa - TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 21:59

TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific

Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain launches Presidential Villa
TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific
... on the region's roots as the birthplace of Taoism to offer a one-of-a-kind historical journey, the resort is launching a Presidential Villa that embodies Taoist elements of achieving harmony with nature and the vision of reconnection and self ...

The resurgence of religion after Mao - gulfnews.com

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 08:27

The resurgence of religion after Mao
gulfnews.com
In pre-modern China, religious attachment lacked this absoluteness: believers veered between the “three teachings” (Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism) according to social and ritual need. Religion blurred ubiquitously into political power. Control of ...

As 'Game Of Thrones' Draws To A Close, Will Sony's 'The Wheel Of Time' Be The Next Fantasy Hit? - moviepilot.com

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 18:32

moviepilot.com

As 'Game Of Thrones' Draws To A Close, Will Sony's 'The Wheel Of Time' Be The Next Fantasy Hit?
moviepilot.com
Jordan creates his own beautifully realized mythology, merging some basic Christian ideas with the most relatable concepts lifted straight from Buddhism, Hinduism, and Daoism. He creates the most well-developed magical 'system' I've seen in any work of ...

By night, Claire Ruddick is a lorry driver... by day she is a Zen Buddhist nun - Mirror.co.uk

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 04:53

Mirror.co.uk

By night, Claire Ruddick is a lorry driver... by day she is a Zen Buddhist nun
Mirror.co.uk
Zen Buddhism is a combinations of Indian Mahayana Buddhism and Taoism. It began in China and became popular in the west from the mid-20th century. The essence of Zen is attempting to understand the meaning of life directly, without being misled by ...

Role of Sufism & Taoism in Pak-China ties - Pakistan Observer

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 21:58

Role of Sufism & Taoism in Pak-China ties
Pakistan Observer
CHINA and Pakistan adhere to two completely different socio-political systems, languages, customs, cultures and religions. The exemplary government-to-government relations and diplomatic ties were never impeded despite these glaring differences.

How this Hucknall trucker became a Zen Buddhist nun - Nottingham Post

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 09:32

Nottingham Post

How this Hucknall trucker became a Zen Buddhist nun
Nottingham Post
Zen Buddhism is a combinations of Indian Mahayana Buddhism and Taoism. It began in China and became popular in the west from the mid-20th century. The essence of Zen is attempting to understand the meaning of life directly, without being misled by ...

Role of sufism and Taoism in China-Pakistan Relations - The Nation

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 21:07

The Nation

Role of sufism and Taoism in China-Pakistan Relations
The Nation
China and Pakistan adhere to two completely different socio-political systems, languages, customs, cultures and religions. The exemplary government-to-government relations and diplomatic ties were never impeded despite these glaring differences.