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The Visionary Activist Show – Perigee New Moon Radio - kpfa 94.1fm

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:02

The Visionary Activist Show – Perigee New Moon Radio
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The supremely cool thing about Ron Kauk's (an emissary or ambassador from his own “spirit of place”) spiritual way of the waterfall (Native American Animism meets Chinese Taoism meets good ole' rugged, outdoor Americanism) is that you can actually be ...

Crowds from China to New York wowed by kinetic rickshaw sculpture from eccentric French artist - South China Morning Post

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 03:02

Crowds from China to New York wowed by kinetic rickshaw sculpture from eccentric French artist
South China Morning Post
Niko de La Faye's work M2B sets out to link 'the cosmological views of ancient Taoism' with Western science. Find out more about the project that has obsessed the artist since 2011, when he moved to Beijing. By Thomas Bird. 25 May 2017. Share. Share on ...

Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: June 2017 - Publishers Weekly

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:33

Publishers Weekly

Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: June 2017
Publishers Weekly
China's Green Religion: Daoism and the Quest for a Sustainable Future by James Miller (Columbia Univ., $60, ISBN 978-0-231-17586-9). Miller, professor of Chinese studies at Queen's University in Canada, makes a case for how Daoism leads to a holistic ...

WATCH: Police update on Manchester explosion that killed 22 people - PBS NewsHour

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 15:18

PBS NewsHour

WATCH: Police update on Manchester explosion that killed 22 people
PBS NewsHour
Taoism has no requirement to proselytize, and I'm comfortable with that. Lao Tzu wrote that "Those who talk do not know, those who know do not talk." If a person learns even just a little about it they'll see that you have no idea what you're talking ...

Utah forecast: Near-idyllic spring in the north, a summer rehearsal in ... - Salt Lake Tribune

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 10:14

Utah forecast: Near-idyllic spring in the north, a summer rehearsal in ...
Salt Lake Tribune
Near-idyllic spring days usher in the Wasatch Front's new work week, but southern Utahns are already in full dress rehearsal for summer weather.

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Uncorked: Ashley Gao - The Drinks Business

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 06:15

The Drinks Business

Uncorked: Ashley Gao
The Drinks Business
For the advice, I have to say it in Chinese: 道曰:我有三宝,一曰,勤;二曰,俭;三曰,不敢为天下先 [Which translated into English means, Taoism says, I have three treasures. The first one is diligence, the second one is thrift and the third one is humility ...

SF/F Saturday: Parable of the Sower/Curse of Chalion - Patheos (blog)

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 11:11

SF/F Saturday: Parable of the Sower/Curse of Chalion
Patheos (blog)
I think she was aiming for something like Taoism with a sci-fi twist, but mostly it's just vague platitudes. To be fair, it's probably only familiarity that makes actual religions seem any less silly to us. The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold ...

The Consolations of Ceremony - The American Interest

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 12:00

The American Interest

The Consolations of Ceremony
The American Interest
President Xi has spoken favorably about religious traditions deeply indigenized in Chinese culture—Taoism, Buddhism—as contrasted with Christianity and Islam. Taoism is a rather obvious case for Xi's preference, Buddhism less so (given its affinity ...

Accepting cancer's challenges, with a little help from Tao Te Ching - Religion News Service

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 11:55

Religion News Service

Accepting cancer's challenges, with a little help from Tao Te Ching
Religion News Service
Taoism (pronounced Dow-ism) has nothing much to do with romance but is a metaphilosophy about how to deal with all human problems, including governance. (Mr. Trump: This may be worth a read.) And I disagreed with plenty of it. But I liked what I took ...

Accepting cancer's challenges, with a little help from Tao Te Ching - Religion News Service

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 11:55

Religion News Service

Accepting cancer's challenges, with a little help from Tao Te Ching
Religion News Service
Taoism (pronounced Dow-ism) has nothing much to do with romance but is a metaphilosophy about how to deal with all human problems, including governance. (Mr. Trump: This may be worth a read.) And I disagreed with plenty of it. But I liked what I took ...

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On the Daoism of 'Dudeism' - The Japan Times

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 04:46

The Japan Times

On the Daoism of 'Dudeism'
The Japan Times
As the phrase goes, “s—- happens.” Walead Beshty explores different ways that it may happen, and in doing so, he gently suggests that we consider the implications. His solo show at Rat Hole Gallery exemplifies this. There are two series of works: a ...

10 killed in bus accident in China - Press Trust of India

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 09:02

Xinhua

10 killed in bus accident in China
Press Trust of India
The injured were rushed to a hospital, state-run Xinhua news reported. Mount Longhu, or Dragon Tiger Mountain, is a world natural heritage and a national tourist site. t is known as one of the birthplaces of Taoism with many Taoist temples. Releated ...
About ten killed in east China traffic accidentXinhua

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Albuquerque Shambhala Center - Weekly Alibi

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 17:53

Weekly Alibi

Albuquerque Shambhala Center
Weekly Alibi
She is an independent scholar who has written and translated many books on Daoism and related topics, including Nourishing The Essence of Life: The Outer, Inner, and Secret Teachings of Taoism and A Master Course in Feng Shui (published by ...

Albuquerque Shambhala Center - Weekly Alibi

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 14:01

Weekly Alibi

Albuquerque Shambhala Center
Weekly Alibi
She is an independent scholar who has written and translated many books on Daoism and related topics, including Nourishing The Essence of Life: The Outer, Inner, and Secret Teachings of Taoism and A Master Course in Feng Shui (published by ...

My Beijing: the sacred city - MyPalmBeachPost

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 06:00

My Beijing: the sacred city
MyPalmBeachPost
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 ...

'The Souls of China' traces the remarkable rebirth of religion in China - Christian Science Monitor

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 09:02

Christian Science Monitor

'The Souls of China' traces the remarkable rebirth of religion in China
Christian Science Monitor
They are all players in the remarkable rebirth of religion in China today, resurrected from the ashes left by Mao Zedong's frenzy of destruction. Buddhism, Daoism, Islam, and Christianity claim around 300 million followers today, nearly one-third of ...

China is becoming hooked on the opium of the people - Spectator.co.uk

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 23:30

Spectator.co.uk

China is becoming hooked on the opium of the people
Spectator.co.uk
Since then, China has moved from zero tolerance of worship to more than 350 million believers in Buddhism, Taoism, Christianity and Islam. In an era in which religion was expected by many to become extinct, this is a stunning development. It has ...

More cooperation in Taoist circles urged for world peace - Xinhua

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 17:47

More cooperation in Taoist circles urged for world peace
Xinhua
Taoism, rooted in Chinese culture, could boost harmony between nations and religions, according to Yu. By supporting the forum, the Chinese government would like to promote exchange, understanding and friendship, Yu said. Yu called on Taoist circles ...

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How Taoists Found Their Way To a Young Audience - The News Lens International (press release)

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 08:05

The News Lens International (press release)

How Taoists Found Their Way To a Young Audience
The News Lens International (press release)
Last month, Shanghai's City God Temple played host to a solemn congregation gathered in celebration of the birth of Laozi, an ancient philosopher widely known as the founder of Chinese Taoism. The ceremony was held on the 15th day of the second month ...

Buddhist centre to be built in Putrajaya - The Star Online

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 19:09

The Star Online

Buddhist centre to be built in Putrajaya
The Star Online
The Government, he said, had also set aside land around that area for other major non-Muslim faiths such as Christianity, Taoism and Sikhism. About RM8mil will be raised by the Buddhist Missionary Society of Malaysia (BMSM) to construct the two-storey ...

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