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Catholic students learn about tolerance during Cap Go Meh celebration - Jakarta Post

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 03:42

Jakarta Post

Catholic students learn about tolerance during Cap Go Meh celebration
Jakarta Post
The students said it was their first visit to the Chinese temple, which was built in the 18th century and has now become a place of worship for the followers of Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism. “This was my first visit here. I wrote down all the ...

Wudang kung fu - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 11:59

Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Wudang kung fu
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
Unlike its northern counterpart, which is known for its “external” form of martial arts and integration with Zen Buddhism, Wudang kung fu is an “internal” martial art based on the philosophy and canons of Taoism, an indigenous Chinese religion. Wudang ...

Exploring 'The Art of the Cayman Islands' - Cayman Compass

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 18:10

Exploring 'The Art of the Cayman Islands'
Cayman Compass
The giant 4-foot by 5-foot work is titled after a quote from the fourth century B.C. Chinese sage Lao Tzu, author of the founding text of Classical Taoism, the Tao Te Ching: “Therefore the Sage wears rough clothing and holds his jewels in his heart.”.

An Incomplete Summer Camp Reading List: Ursula Le Guin, Neil Gaiman & More - Dan's Papers

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 13:14

Dan's Papers

An Incomplete Summer Camp Reading List: Ursula Le Guin, Neil Gaiman & More
Dan's Papers
It's been described as an “anti-Narnia,” Le Guin herself having noted that the spirituality in the series is based not on Christian ideals, but on Daoism. The series also features the gold standard for dragons in literature and a wizard academy. Think ...

Religion course engages students' minds and bodies - The Concordian

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 12:48

The Concordian

Religion course engages students' minds and bodies
The Concordian
Some of the discussion topics being explored in the class include Buddhism, Christianity, Shamanism, Taoism, Sufi Islam, Taoism, and ideas from Descartes. But, since the class is heavy in experiential learning, Lelwica has taken a new stance on ideas ...

Fleming reveals Asian art - Vermont Cynic

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 10:30

Vermont Cynic

Fleming reveals Asian art
Vermont Cynic
Artworks celebrating Islam, Hinduism, Daoism and Confucianism are also featured, showing the great religious diversity present in Asia, Rosen said. Another theme is the influence of the Western world on Asian countries through trade. One can see the ...

Things you need to know about Chinese Lantern Festival - Xinhua

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 02:56

Xinhua

Things you need to know about Chinese Lantern Festival
Xinhua
Another story mentions a crane belonging to the Jade Emperor (the supreme deity of Taoism) who was mistakenly killed by villagers who were trying to protect their livestock from wild beasts. Angered by the crane's death, the Jade Emperor decided to ...
The origins and customs surrounding China's Lantern Festival ...Global Times

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Stretching the muscles....... - The New Indian Express

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 20:15

The New Indian Express

Stretching the muscles.......
The New Indian Express
It has elements of Hatha yoga, Taoism, and western science. Asked the difference with other systems, Anubha says, “In most yoga practices, you move from one posture to another. This is a yang way to do things. That suits most of us fine. Because the ...

Diamond Resorts International(R) Timeshare - Offers Vacationers Top Tips When Travelling to Asia - Baystreet.ca

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 15:55

Baystreet.ca

Diamond Resorts International(R) Timeshare - Offers Vacationers Top Tips When Travelling to Asia
Baystreet.ca
In Asian countries, guests are recommended to visit some of the hundreds of beautifully designed houses of worship that teach the lessons and cultures of Taoism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism. These spiritual journeys encompass family values ...

Asian-raised pastor enjoying Derby assignment - The Derby Informer

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 10:00

The Derby Informer

Asian-raised pastor enjoying Derby assignment
The Derby Informer
Islam, Taoism and Hinduism also are prevalent. A young country, Singapore only gained its independence in 1965. It's noted for a strong economy and its prosperity, which attracts investors and workers alike, seeking wealth and a better life. Singapore ...

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CARPE LIBRUM: Studying eastern and western philosophy through simply beautiful texts - encore Online

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 12:12

encore Online

CARPE LIBRUM: Studying eastern and western philosophy through simply beautiful texts
encore Online
Now, I have a personality diametrically opposed to Taoism. Quite simply, I just cannot calm down enough to experience it. However, “The Tao of Pooh” remains one of my favorite books for introducing the ideas of Taosim to westerners. Benjamin Hoff ...

Your Favourite Mortician: Dancing For the Dead - Cultured Vultures

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 01:30

Cultured Vultures

Your Favourite Mortician: Dancing For the Dead
Cultured Vultures
Originally they were just flower carts being dragged behind a coffin, going from temple to temple to pay respects to the mishmash of God's contrived from the presence of Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Christianity in Taiwanese culture. Over time ...

Jamal's antics becoming an embarrassment to Umno - Malaysiakini - Malaysiakini (subscription)

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 19:40

Jamal's antics becoming an embarrassment to Umno - Malaysiakini
Malaysiakini (subscription)
Clever Voter: Sungai Besar Umno chief Jamal Mohd Yunos is part of the establishment and it's hard to separate him as an individual from the ruling party.

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Shizhu Mountain in China's Fuzhou - China.org.cn

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 02:57

China.org.cn

Shizhu Mountain in China's Fuzhou
China.org.cn
Although it is a Taoist Holy Mountain, it is home to all three dominant religions in China: Taoism, Buddhism, and Confucianism. The mountain has 128 scenic spots, featuring temples, caves, stones and towers, among which, Shizhu Temple, Lion Rock and ...

Inter-faith publication to be given to Unesco, Singapore News & Top ... - The Straits Times

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 17:03

Inter-faith publication to be given to Unesco, Singapore News & Top ...
The Straits Times
A publication by the inter-faith community in Singapore will be presented to Unesco in September, and is said to be the first of its kind in the world.. Read more at ...

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Multiculturalism a cornerstone of S'pore identity: Ong Ye Kung ... - TODAYonline

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 11:12

Multiculturalism a cornerstone of S'pore identity: Ong Ye Kung ...
TODAYonline
SINGAPORE — The sense of being a Singaporean cannot be divorced from being multicultural and celebrating that fact, Minister for Education (Higher ...

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Taoist temple sees fewer pilgrims as Christianity spreads - Global Times

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 08:50

Global Times

Taoist temple sees fewer pilgrims as Christianity spreads
Global Times
The small temple he helped build, enshrining a number of "djinns" from Taoist saints and regional goddesses, doesn't receive as many as worshippers in recent years compared to when it was built in 2001. Taoism originated in China more than 1,800 years ...

Journey to Ilha Formosa - The Korea Times - Korea Times

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 04:19

Journey to Ilha Formosa - The Korea Times
Korea Times
Not only do I love to travel, but I also love to share my travel anecdotes with anybody who listens. This article is about a trip to Taiwan, which used to be ...

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Taoist Tai Chi instructors get blood flowing while teaching stillness ... - Sentinel-Tribune

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 02:07

Sentinel-Tribune

Taoist Tai Chi instructors get blood flowing while teaching stillness ...
Sentinel-Tribune
Taoist Tai Chi classes moved to the Bowling Green Community Center in January and are seeing a growth in popularity.

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She fought a masked intruder in her daughter's bedroom. Then he fired a gun - The Independent

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 20:10

The Independent

She fought a masked intruder in her daughter's bedroom. Then he fired a gun
The Independent
Jim said he draws on Taoism for strength. “If I fill my heart with anger, guilt and despair, in the end it will only lead to my own demise,” he said. “If I fill my heart with love and appreciation of the time I had with her, then I can go on and be the ...