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Force of nature | NWADG - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 02:58

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Force of nature | NWADG
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Far from the smog-belching power plants of nearby cities, on a hillside covered in solar panels and blossoming magnolias, Yang Shihua speaks of the need for ...

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Jesus and Buddah - Daily American Online

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 22:51

Daily American Online

Jesus and Buddah
Daily American Online
For leisure I'm currently reading about ancient Chinese religion and philosophy that developed during the Warring States period (roughly just a few centuries leading up to the birth of Christ.) This is the period in which Confucianism and Taoism (two ...

Faith in Recovery Pt. 2: The Surprising Truth About Religion and Drug Use - World Religion News

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 20:53

World Religion News

Faith in Recovery Pt. 2: The Surprising Truth About Religion and Drug Use
World Religion News
Interestingly, individuals are adopting principles of Taoism for drug recovery. The practice of meditation to build mental stamina has been linked to aiding in the elimination of addiction. There are parallels in addiction therapy and Taoist teaching ...

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Made in Macao | The God of War and business prosperity - Macau Daily Times

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 19:08

Macau Daily Times

Made in Macao | The God of War and business prosperity
Macau Daily Times
One thing we all know about the Chinese religions, whether it's Taoism, Buddhism or Shenism, is that they have a large number of deities, and there is often a statue of one of them in many Chinese homes and shops. The most widely seen statue, aside ...

Beautiful Anhui welcomes the world - Global Times

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 08:31

Global Times

Beautiful Anhui welcomes the world
Global Times
Anhui is the birthplace of Laozhuang (Taoism) philosophy, has national geology park Tianzhu Mountain and Balihe Scenic Area; it's the place of origin of Zen; and home of famous Huangmei Opera. With such fascinating tourist resources, Anhui has every ...

LEON co-founder: 'How we built an upscale QSR for heaven' - QSRweb.com

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 07:19

QSRweb.com

LEON co-founder: 'How we built an upscale QSR for heaven'
QSRweb.com
Vincent's approach to the QSR is basically a simple business plan based on six powerful ideas, taken in large part from his understanding of the 2,500-year-old teachings of the Eastern philosopher, Lao-tzu, known collectively as Taoism. Idea No. 1: Do ...

Community Events - Sault This Week

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 16:27

Community Events
Sault This Week
TAI CHI: Local members of Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism will practice in outdoor locations in the community and invite anyone interested in learning more about the Taoist arts to join in and try a few moves. In August the group meets Monday evenings ...

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LEON co-founder: 'How we built an upscale QSR for heaven' - Pizza Marketplace

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 11:42

Pizza Marketplace

LEON co-founder: 'How we built an upscale QSR for heaven'
Pizza Marketplace
Vincent's approach to the QSR is basically a simple business plan based on six powerful ideas, taken in large part from his understanding of the 2,500-year-old teachings of the Eastern philosopher, Lao-tzu, known collectively as Taoism. Idea No. 1: Do ...

FEATURE: Temple traditions versus environmental concerns - Taipei Times

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 12:03

Taipei Times

FEATURE: Temple traditions versus environmental concerns
Taipei Times
Then, people believing in Taoism or other religious beliefs adopted the practice, which gradually developed into a common custom. On the first and 15th day of every lunar month, or on the birthday of a god, people will burn incense and ghost money for ...

Interfaith council says Hadi going against the 'core fabric' of the ... - Malaysiakini (subscription)

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 01:47

Malaysiakini (subscription)

Interfaith council says Hadi going against the 'core fabric' of the ...
Malaysiakini (subscription)
An interfaith council said the proposed amendments to the Syariah Court (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965, also known as Act 355, will create a syariah criminal ...

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Taiwan's temples smoke out joss sticks - The Straits Times

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 17:00

The Straits Times

Taiwan's temples smoke out joss sticks
The Straits Times
Mr Hsu Wen-bao, chairman of Taiwan's General Association of Chinese Taoism, has been in talks with temples to allay their fears of being marginalised and to spread the word on eco-friendly practices. "We also care about the environment and don't want ...
Taiwan struggling with ancient temple traditions in modern ageFocus Taiwan News Channel

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Jones, James David DO - Herald & Review

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 05:10

Herald & Review

Jones, James David DO
Herald & Review
Among the most influential was Taoism (a path to God), living in harmony with the natural principles of the universe. His life was a beautiful example of this cultivation and patient, disciplined practice. He leaves us rich in memories and as a model ...

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James David Jones - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 02:52

James David Jones
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Among the most influential was Taoism (a path to God), living in harmony with the natural principles of the universe. His life was a beautiful example of this cultivation and patient, disciplined practice. He leaves us rich in memories and as a model ...

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Into Local Taiwanese Temples - The News Lens International (press release)

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 02:33

The News Lens International (press release)

Into Local Taiwanese Temples
The News Lens International (press release)
For the majority of people, it is difficult to clearly define their religion, which is a blend of Buddhism and Daoism. Furthermore, many Taiwanese also pray to their ancestors. Even presidents and other political and business figures pay homage at ...

Leading Kenya today is no walk in the park, President Uhuru told - The Standard

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 02:38

The Standard

Leading Kenya today is no walk in the park, President Uhuru told
The Standard
In that paper, I quoted Lao Tzu the founder of Taoism who stated that “If you fail to honour your people, they will fail to honour you; it is said of a good leader that when, the aim is fulfilled, the people will say we did this ourselves.” Mr ...

Faith Matters: 'Become a part of the Northfield Interfaith Alliance' - The Recorder

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 15:27

The Recorder

Faith Matters: 'Become a part of the Northfield Interfaith Alliance'
The Recorder
We will study and reflect upon the following major religious traditions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. We'll also look at primal indigenous religious traditions including the Australian aboriginal “dreamtime ...

Silent witnesses to emergence of Maritime Silk Road - China.org.cn

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 22:34

China.org.cn

Silent witnesses to emergence of Maritime Silk Road
China.org.cn
This syncretism was a cultural particularity of the Eastern Han Dynasty, especially after Buddhism first entered China and took advantage of the local religion – Daoism – to spread. "The positions of the images and the carving techniques clearly ...

Chinese Faith, When It Comes Time To Choose - Worldcrunch

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 12:33

Worldcrunch

Chinese Faith, When It Comes Time To Choose
Worldcrunch
Traditionally, even in mainland China before the Communists took over the power in 1949, Buddhism, Taoism and Confusianism is an aggregated concept, known as the "Three Teachings," which could mean visiting any passing temple. This is of course ...

I Tried Reiki For The First Time, And I'm Pretty Sure I Tapped Into My Mind's Eye - Elite Daily

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 12:08

I Tried Reiki For The First Time, And I'm Pretty Sure I Tapped Into My Mind's Eye
Elite Daily
Rooted in Taoism and traditional Chinese medicine, according to these philosophies and practices, anything living has that vital life force and is a source of universal energy. And sometimes, you need a little help recharging or reactivating that force ...

Watch: Thousands protest call to curb incense burning in Taiwan - Yahoo India News

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 08:56

Yahoo India News

Watch: Thousands protest call to curb incense burning in Taiwan
Yahoo India News
But opponents of the call argue that the rituals are a crucial element of their religious traditions. Taoism and Buddhism are the predominant faiths in Taiwan, each with millions of followers and with worship centring around temple visits and festival ...