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For the soul and the stomach - The Nation

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 14:06

The Nation

For the soul and the stomach
The Nation
Dubbed “Unseen Hong Kong”, the trip was led by Voralak Tulaphorn, chief marketing officer and well-known feng shui master Khatha Chinbunchorn and took in not just the power of Taoism but also some of the SAR's Michelin-starred Chinese restaurants.

These 7 Old-Time Sex Traditions May Amaze And Shock You - HuffPost South Africa

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:17

HuffPost South Africa

These 7 Old-Time Sex Traditions May Amaze And Shock You
HuffPost South Africa
Taoism is centred upon the belief of qi (or chi) — the life force that is within everything in existence. When it comes to the human body, the chi takes the form of jing, that is the essence that gives us life, and Taoists believe that the loss of ...

AIT design exhibition continues until Friday - Westmeath Independent

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 08:02

Westmeath Independent

AIT design exhibition continues until Friday
Westmeath Independent
Lauren's work derives inspiration from both Winnie the Pooh and Taoism, the Chinese philosophy for life, and is centred around the concept of self-acceptance and not looking outside oneself for validation. Members of the public are very much encouraged ...

Giant Taiji tofu cake made in central China - GBTIMES

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 06:06

GBTIMES

Giant Taiji tofu cake made in central China
GBTIMES
Laojun Mountain is over 2,000 metres tall and was where ancient Chinese philosopher Laozi, or Lao-Tzu, lived in seclusion. Laozi reached enlightenment and went on to become the founder of Daoism, making the mountain an important site for followers of ...

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Giant Taiji tofu cake made in central China - GBTIMES

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 06:06

GBTIMES

Giant Taiji tofu cake made in central China
GBTIMES
The dish was created to celebrate a Daoism-themed travel festival that began on May 12. Following its unveiling, thousands of tourists were then able to taste the delicacy. Laojun Mountain is over 2,000 metres tall and was where ancient Chinese ...

2300-year-old Chinese philosophy shows why we should all try to be a bit of mess - Quartz

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 06:12

Quartz

2300-year-old Chinese philosophy shows why we should all try to be a bit of mess
Quartz
According to Slingerland, the central spiritual goal of Zhuangzi's Taoist philosophy—Zhuangzi is the author of an eponymous book of stories and anecdotes that are core to Taoism—is “making your mind empty or tenuous. He sometimes talks about fasting ...

Villa 9W and Five Elements of Feng Shui - Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 11:54

Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Villa 9W and Five Elements of Feng Shui
Hudson Valley Style Magazine
Principles of Taoism as a religion emerged around the 4th century BC in the work of Chinese philosopher and writer Laozi. Practices and traditions of balancing the natural energy (chi) in the environment are closely linked with concepts of Taoism and ...

Celebrating China's cultural richness - Shine News (press release)

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 02:00

Shine News (press release)

Celebrating China's cultural richness
Shine News (press release)
Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism made a collective and lasting impression on culture and tradition. Confucianism is predicated on ren (love) and li (rituals), signifying respect for society and social hierarchy. Taoism propagates the philosophy of ...

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 ...