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China's Religious Leaders Suggest Cultural and Religion Integration - Netralnews

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 23:19

Netralnews

China's Religious Leaders Suggest Cultural and Religion Integration
Netralnews
BEIJING, NETRALNEWS.COM - The leaders of the five religions - Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Christianity - have reached an agreement approving the integration between each of their religious teachings with local cultures. The forum held in ...

Government Christian Leader: 'Theology Shall Reflect Chinese Culture' - Breitbart News

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 18:59

Breitbart News

Government Christian Leader: 'Theology Shall Reflect Chinese Culture'
Breitbart News
The Chinese government officially allows only five religions: Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Christianity (identified as a separate religion from Catholicism). “Leaders of China's five main religious groups have agreed Wednesday to sinicize ...

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Alan Muskat '90: The Philosoforager - Princeton Alumni Weekly

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 16:07

Princeton Alumni Weekly

Alan Muskat '90: The Philosoforager
Princeton Alumni Weekly
Through Outdoor Action and the 2 Dickinson food co-op, Muskat, a Miami native, was introduced to hiking, cooking, and Taoism. His interest in natural living and his tendency to seek the essence of an experience led to foraging after college. “I decided ...

Revised regulation emphasizes religious freedom, interests of groups - Global Times

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:58

Revised regulation emphasizes religious freedom, interests of groups
Global Times
Meanwhile, leaders from five religious communities - Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Christianity - reached a consensus at a forum that "the direction of religions is to integrate with Chinese culture." The forum themed "Chinese culture and ...

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5 main religions in China agree to sinicize - Global Times - Global Times

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 02:20

5 main religions in China agree to sinicize - Global Times
Global Times
Leaders of China's five main religions have agreed Wednesday to sinicize their religions by integrating religious doctrines into Chinese culture.

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Religious leaders condemn 'Fight of Gods' video game featuring 'Jesus' and 'Buddha' - The Sun Daily

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 19:17

The Sun Daily

Religious leaders condemn 'Fight of Gods' video game featuring 'Jesus' and 'Buddha'
The Sun Daily
Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism (MCCBCHST) deputy president Datuk R.S. Mohan Shan said the game degrades religions and their religious leaders. “This is a very sensitive issue, and it is totally ...
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Optimizing decision-making in a dangerous world - The New Times

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 16:57

Optimizing decision-making in a dangerous world
The New Times
Chinese wisdom offers another helpful perspective. Central to Taoism is the concept of wu wei, which can be literally translated as “non-action,” but is really much more than that. In Taoism, when we are in a state of harmony and connection with ...

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Louvre Abu Dhabi to welcome visitors from November - PR Newswire (press release)

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 11:13

Louvre Abu Dhabi to welcome visitors from November
PR Newswire (press release)
A gallery dedicated to universal religions will feature sacred texts: a Leaf from the "Blue Quran", a Gothic Bible, a Pentateuch and texts from Buddhism and Taoism. The artistic exchanges on the trading routes during the Medieval and Modern periods are ...

Beijing opposes listing of temples - Independent Online

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 06:36

Beijing opposes listing of temples
Independent Online
Buddhist and Taoist temples had no right to go public and list shares on stock exchanges, a Chinese official has said of an issue that seems to have touched a nerve with the officially atheist government. The listing of firms linked to heritage sites ...

Graves, shrine to make way for SGH redevelopment, Latest ... - The New Paper

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 04:30

The New Paper

Graves, shrine to make way for SGH redevelopment, Latest ...
The New Paper
Mr Charles Goh with the shrine erected in honour of Madam Huang Su Ying. It now needs to be removed due to redevelopment works.PHOTO: THE STRAITS ...

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Are Atheist and Religious States The Same? - World Religion News

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 13:16

World Religion News

Are Atheist and Religious States The Same?
World Religion News
It seems it would be safe to define religion as affirming the existence of an afterlife and/or divine being(s), but that ignores religions such as Jainism that worship everything as sacred, or Taoism that focuses on how it's followers should live their ...

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Yale-NUS hosts more visiting faculty - Yale Daily News (blog)

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 01:08

Yale-NUS hosts more visiting faculty
Yale Daily News (blog)
While at Yale-NUS, Van Norden will be teaching courses in the Philosophy and Political Thought sequence of the college's mandatory core curriculum. He will also be teaching courses specifically on Chinese philosophy, including Confucianism, Daoism and ...

Optimizing decision-making in a dangerous world - Matangi Tonga

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 18:37

Optimizing decision-making in a dangerous world
Matangi Tonga
Chinese wisdom offers another helpful perspective. Central to Taoism is the concept of wu wei, which can be literally translated as “non-action,” but is really much more than that. In Taoism, when we are in a state of harmony and connection with ...

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Optimizing Decision-Making in a Dangerous World - Project Syndicate

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 06:28

Optimizing Decision-Making in a Dangerous World
Project Syndicate
Chinese wisdom offers another helpful perspective. Central to Taoism is the concept of wu wei, which can be literally translated as “non-action,” but is really much more than that. In Taoism, when we are in a state of harmony and connection with ...

COLOUR SYMBOLISM IN CHINA - Caboolture News

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 22:08

Caboolture News

COLOUR SYMBOLISM IN CHINA
Caboolture News
Wu Xing, more commonly known as the Five Elements theory, is a Chinese concept that emphasizes the dynamic processes of change. This theory is closely related to the Yin and Yang principle, as they are both from the same school of philosophy - Taoism.

7 Morning Mantras to Kick-Start Your Day off Right - Reader's Digest

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 04:09

Reader's Digest

7 Morning Mantras to Kick-Start Your Day off Right
Reader's Digest
In the words of Lao Tzu, the founder of philosophical Taoism, and a deity in religious Taoism and traditional Chinese religions, "When you accept yourself, the whole world accepts you." Here are 28 instant pick-me-ups for when you're having the worst ...

Magu: The Hemp Goddess Who Healed Ancient Asia - Ancient Origins

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 17:51

Ancient Origins

Magu: The Hemp Goddess Who Healed Ancient Asia
Ancient Origins
Yet the "criminal" side of cannabis itself is rather new; hemp, as it is also called, has long been part of medicinal and spiritual practices in various cultures throughout history. A prominent religion that valued cannabis was Taoism (or, Daoism) in ...

Traditional Chinese Medicine Market to Represent Significant Revenue Growth - Medgadget (blog)

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 09:57

Traditional Chinese Medicine Market to Represent Significant Revenue Growth
Medgadget (blog)
Traditional Chinese medicine is a holistic and natural medicine system originated thousand years ago in the ancient China. In traditional Chinese medicine, the understanding of the universe as described in the Daoism and the treatment of illness is ...

Merdeka Walkathon unites Malaysians - The Sun Daily

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 02:20

The Sun Daily

Merdeka Walkathon unites Malaysians
The Sun Daily
Organising chairperson Albert Anthony, brought local communities from Kepong Tirumurugan Temple, Buddist Maha Vihara Brickfields, Gurdwara Sahib Selayang, Ban Sin Taoism Kepong, Masjid Al-Faizin Desa Jaya, and Catholic Church of Kristus Cahaya ...

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Paintings focused on religion to be highlight of auction - Chinadaily USA

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 20:35

Chinadaily USA

Paintings focused on religion to be highlight of auction
Chinadaily USA
The paintings section will focus on Chinese works, specially from Buddhism and Taoism, which flourished in China during the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. Liu Jin, who is in charge of the paintings section, says that collectors are ...