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What unites Karl Marx and China's first emperor? State ideology, ruthlessly enforced - South China Morning Post

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 04:13

South China Morning Post

What unites Karl Marx and China's first emperor? State ideology, ruthlessly enforced
South China Morning Post
It was the intellectual golden age, when the teachings of philosophers such as Confucius, Mencius, Lao Tzu, Xunzi, Mozi and more developed into “the hundred schools of thought”, which included Confucianism, Legalism, Taoism and Moism, each vying to ...

Women are at the heart of ancient wisdom of sex act - SowetanLIVE Sunday World

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 08:23

SowetanLIVE Sunday World

Women are at the heart of ancient wisdom of sex act
SowetanLIVE Sunday World
Gray recommended these ancient sexual texts and we got some insight on them: Taoism. Taoism sex practices date back to 220AD. According to the Taosexperiece website, Taoism is a philosophical, spiritual and religious tradition that has its roots in ...

Spectacular scene at sacred mountain of Taoism in Anhui(1/3) - ecns

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 23:29

ecns

Spectacular scene at sacred mountain of Taoism in Anhui(1/3)
ecns
Spectacular scene at sacred mountain of Taoism in Anhui(1/3). 2018-05-16 11:09 Ecns.cn Editor:Yao Lan. 1. A sea of cloud, illuminated by sunrise, surrounds Qiyun Mountain in Xiuning County, East China's Anhui Province, May 15, 2018. The mountain is ...

From largest perspective, our universe is getting better - Los Banos Enterprise

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:03

Los Banos Enterprise

From largest perspective, our universe is getting better
Los Banos Enterprise
And it advanced further yet when the human mind became aware of its innate need to seek indestructible rightness – a quest seen in religions such as Judaism, Buddhism, Taoism, Christianity and Islam as well as the many religions of indigenous peoples, ...

History of Christian Missions May Be Removed from Chinese History Curriculum - Gospel Herald

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 15:33

Gospel Herald

History of Christian Missions May Be Removed from Chinese History Curriculum
Gospel Herald
The brief account of the activities about Christianity in China is included in Religious Studies under Cultural Study in the Chinese history syllabus Section B. There are five lessons together with the activities about Buddhism, Taoism, Muslim, etc ...

Meghan Markle's favourite books revealed… including The Little Prince and The Dress - The Sun

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 07:19

The Sun

Meghan Markle's favourite books revealed… including The Little Prince and The Dress
The Sun
When Meghan edited The Tig, she said: “Aspects of Taoism told through the characters of 'Winnie the Pooh' – I mean, does it get better?” Natasha says: “Meghan will have drawn comfort from Pooh's kind words when contemplating the hard times she's ...

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Mother's Day: An imported festival finds its roots in China - Global Times

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 23:11

Mother's Day: An imported festival finds its roots in China
Global Times
In Confucian philosophy, filial piety is the understanding of respect for older people. Traditional Chinese culture has always hailed filial piety as an independent merit. The Chinese philosophies, including the Confucianism and Taoism, either have ...

2018 Jiangxi Tourism Promotion Conference was held in Fuzhou - PR Newswire (press release)

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 06:38

2018 Jiangxi Tourism Promotion Conference was held in Fuzhou
PR Newswire (press release)
They can further explore the ancestral places of Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism in China", said Wu Zhongqiong, vice-governor of Jiangxi. A video clip about Jiangxi tourism was played when Wu was giving the speech at the conference. The four colors ...

Malaysia Fast Facts - erienewsnow.com

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 15:35

Malaysia Fast Facts
erienewsnow.com
Ethnic Groups: Malay and indigenous 61.7%, Chinese 20.8%, Indian 6.2%, other 0.9%, non-citizens 10.4% (2017 est.) Religions: Muslim 61.3%, Buddhist 19.8%, Christian 9.2%, Hindu 6.3%, Confucianism, Taoism and other traditional Chinese religions 1.3% ...

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Touch history at Weaverville's Frontier Day - The Trinity Journal

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 10:07

The Trinity Journal

Touch history at Weaverville's Frontier Day
The Trinity Journal
Roll back time to the 1850s for the first Weaverville Frontier Day. Join in the festivities from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 12. The old-fashioned celebration of heritage and culture begins at Lee Fong Park with the Nor-Rel-Muk Wintu Nation ...

Gilt bronze Buddhist sculpture exhibition reveals how art advanced throughout Chinese dynasties - Shine News (press release)

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 02:15

Shine News (press release)

Gilt bronze Buddhist sculpture exhibition reveals how art advanced throughout Chinese dynasties
Shine News (press release)
The money-tree pieces were actually funeral goods that were buried with the body, which was popular at that time. People believed the item could guide the deceased into a celestial heaven. Unearthed money-tree pieces, with statues of the Queen Mother ...

Meghan Markle Says Everyone Should Read These 5 Books in Their Lifetime (Video) - Travel+Leisure

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 13:23

Travel+Leisure

Meghan Markle Says Everyone Should Read These 5 Books in Their Lifetime (Video)
Travel+Leisure
Of "The Tao of Pooh" Markle wrote, "Aspects of Taoism told through the characters of 'Winnie the Pooh' – I mean, does it get better?” As Markle further described, the book is a quick read you can easily finish in just one day. And in that day you'll ...

Online Bible sales now banned in China - Alabama Baptist

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 16:14

Alabama Baptist

Online Bible sales now banned in China
Alabama Baptist
The Bible is printed in China. Following the government's announcement, people searching for Bibles on e-commerce sites were greeted with the message: “Sorry! No products in this category available.” The New York Times reported that among China's major ...

May the Fourth Be With You: An Inside Look At The Religious Influence For The Jedi - World Religion News

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 21:00

World Religion News

May the Fourth Be With You: An Inside Look At The Religious Influence For The Jedi
World Religion News
But let's break down how the Jedi are a combination of Taoism and Buddhism. The Jedi believe there is a balance in the universe between two opposing forces, the light side and dark side. Taoism does not believe in a deity, but in a balance between two ...

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Reason still reigns supreme - The Telegraph India

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 14:35

The Telegraph India

Reason still reigns supreme
The Telegraph India
Taoism or Daoism - a religion rooted in Chinese customs - is said to have been founded by Laozi around 500-600 BC. (In India, we knew him as Lao Tse, always pictured as an old man with a white beard.) An official Chinese website says that historians ...

Touching history at Weaverville's Frontier Day - The Trinity Journal

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 07:17

The Trinity Journal

Touching history at Weaverville's Frontier Day
The Trinity Journal
Explore the temple's intricate architecture and design, while being introduced to Taoism and the fascinating role the Chinese played in early settlement history. Across the street, the Highland Art Center meadow offers time-period crafts, activities ...

Drew Alum Earns Ralph Waldo Emerson Prize - Drew Today

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 14:23

Drew Today

Drew Alum Earns Ralph Waldo Emerson Prize
Drew Today
May 2018 – Drew Theological School graduate Thomas Millary earned the Ralph Waldo Emerson Prize for a paper on ecstatic naturalism. Millary, who last year earned a master of arts at the Theological School, received the award at the 8th Annual Congress ...

Taoist Tradition Stirs Controversy for Chinese Science Institute - Sixth Tone

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 07:57

Sixth Tone

Taoist Tradition Stirs Controversy for Chinese Science Institute
Sixth Tone
Taoism can be traced back thousands of years and has its roots in nature worship. It is regaining popularity among millennials and celebrities in China, with many practitioners turning to age-old traditions — from dieting and meditation — to detoxify ...
China's top science institute apologized for kicking off a nuclear project with religious ritesQuartz

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Taoist Tradition Stirs Controversy for Chinese Science Institute - Sixth Tone

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 07:57

Sixth Tone

Taoist Tradition Stirs Controversy for Chinese Science Institute
Sixth Tone
Taoism can be traced back thousands of years and has its roots in nature worship. It is regaining popularity among millennials and celebrities in China, with many practitioners turning to age-old traditions — from dieting and meditation — to detoxify ...
China's top science institute apologized for kicking off a nuclear project with religious ritesQuartz

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2 Chinese nuclear scientists suspended for failing to stop 'pseudo-scientific' Taoist ritual - AsiaOne

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 05:15

AsiaOne

2 Chinese nuclear scientists suspended for failing to stop 'pseudo-scientific' Taoist ritual
AsiaOne
Such rituals are closely linked with Taoism, which claims to use the concept of feng shui, or geomancy, to harmonize an object's energy force with its surrounding environment. The earliest techniques for these rituals are more than 3,500 years ...