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Good Feng Shui may improve a person's health - Morrison County Record

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 14:13

Morrison County Record

Good Feng Shui may improve a person's health
Morrison County Record
In Chinese culture, the two are often linked with good and bad fortune and also walks close hand in hand with the Chinese philosophy, Taoism. Amy Bowing, who has studied the art on her own for the past 17 years, spoke recently at Horizon Health in ...

Amid warring AIADMK factions, cops struggle to remain neutral - Deccan Chronicle

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 17:21

Deccan Chronicle

Amid warring AIADMK factions, cops struggle to remain neutral
Deccan Chronicle
Another officer jokingly noted that it's time for the police officers to follow Taoism, the Chinese philosophy which advocates people to go with the flow to achieve happiness. “Instead of trying to get things done in a hard way, our officers should ...

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The Nature of Receptivity - Huffington Post

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 16:46

The Nature of Receptivity
Huffington Post
In Daoism, there is the concept of the yin and yang, vital forces that interact in the human realm to cause effects and complete the human character. Yang is vital, active. Yin is receptive, understanding. There is something analogous to yin and yang ...

Football tournament with legends to promote racial unity - Malay Mail Online

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 01:05

Football tournament with legends to promote racial unity
Malay Mail Online
GBM comprises of several NGOs including Pertubuhan Ikram Malaysia (Ikram), Tamil Foundation (TF), Malaysian Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism (MCCBCHST) and Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall ...

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Ben Wa Vaginal Balls in '50 Shades Darker' Give Kegel Muscles Hell - Inverse

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 17:22

Inverse

Ben Wa Vaginal Balls in '50 Shades Darker' Give Kegel Muscles Hell
Inverse
There are a number of reasons why critics are saying Fifty Shades Darker surpasses its predecessor, but the most compelling points to a pair of silver spheres known as Ben Wa balls. The BWBs, as we'll call them, spent most of their time nestled in ...

Untold fact of Taoism 1003066 - Naidunia - Nai Dunia

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 01:40

Nai Dunia

Untold fact of Taoism 1003066 - Naidunia
Nai Dunia
हालांकि बौद्ध, ताओ धर्म में अहिंसात्मक संघर्ष भी होता रहा है। 1003066.

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Untold fact of Taoism 1003066 - Naidunia - Nai Dunia

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 01:40

Nai Dunia

Untold fact of Taoism 1003066 - Naidunia
Nai Dunia
हालांकि बौद्ध, ताओ धर्म में अहिंसात्मक संघर्ष भी होता रहा है। 1003066.

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What is the Importance of Love in World Religions? - World Religion News

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 15:33

World Religion News

What is the Importance of Love in World Religions?
World Religion News
A major teaching in Taoism is the idea of loving oneself or self-worth, which is called Ch'ang, translated as “self-nurturing.” Verse 10 of the central Taoist text, the Tao Te Ching, reads, “Can you nurture your own spirit whilst holding the unity of ...

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Leaders, ethics and decision making - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 01:40

NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

Leaders, ethics and decision making
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
“Regard your neighbour's gain as your gain, and your neighbour's loss as your own loss,” is the way Taoism puts it. And for Zoroastrians, it is, “That nature alone is good which refrains from doing another whatsoever is not good for itself.” So, one ...

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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 ...