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Tai Chi comes to Maynooth - Bancroft This Week

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 14:55

Bancroft This Week

Tai Chi comes to Maynooth
Bancroft This Week
Front, Taoist Tai Chi instructor Marion Lott takes those who gathered at the Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism Peterborough-Lindsay Branch open house through beginner movements. / SARAH SOBANSKI Staff. By Sarah Sobanski. Registered charity the Fung ...

Reed Magazine - Reed Magazine (press release) (blog)

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 14:22

Reed Magazine (press release) (blog)

Reed Magazine
Reed Magazine (press release) (blog)
Pema has also conducted research on Daoism, the Nation of Islam, and studied Chinese, history, humanities, and Japanese sword arts. Prof. Kambiz GhaneaBassiri [religion], who served as their thesis adviser, called Pema “an extraordinary student.”.

Monkey God: Uniting India and South-East Asia - Connected to India (press release)

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:27

Connected to India (press release)

Monkey God: Uniting India and South-East Asia
Connected to India (press release)
Thus, Monkey God embodies a blend of Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism and Hinduism. There are different legends on the origin of the Monkey God, but they reflect a great deal of cultural affinity between China and India, which is very relevant to Singapore.

California resolution shelved after Chinese opposition - Northwest Asian Weekly

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:45

California resolution shelved after Chinese opposition
Northwest Asian Weekly
Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa, combines elements of Buddhism, Taoism and the ideas of its founder with meditation and exercises to improve physical and mental health. China regards it as a dangerous cult and a threat to social stability and ...

Better decision-making in a dangerous world - The Japan Times

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 03:21

The Japan Times

Better decision-making in a dangerous world
The Japan 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 ...

A new, off-the-wall book puts the education system starkly under the spotlight - The Canary

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 12:28

The Canary

A new, off-the-wall book puts the education system starkly under the spotlight
The Canary
Sheldon uses constant references to Taoism and behavioural and social psychology throughout the book, and both work to startling effect. The interjections of psychology are particularly pertinent. Sheldon's almost clinical narrative when juxtaposing ...

Oriental Empires Review - TechRaptor - TechRaptor

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 08:00

TechRaptor

Oriental Empires Review - TechRaptor
TechRaptor
Oriental Empires immediately captured my eye. I'm a big fan of looking back in time, and anyone who has studied Chinese history knows the “Warring States” ...

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Memoirs from a unique trip to China: “my new old dragon” (Part II) - The European Sting

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 06:52

The European Sting

Memoirs from a unique trip to China: “my new old dragon” (Part II)
The European Sting
This happened when the Professor mentioned that paper-cutting is actually linked to Taoism and its praise of emptiness. The empty parts, the ones that have been cut off, are the ones that give life to the piece of paper. She made me recall what is ...

Harry Dean Stanton, 1926 – 2017 - Uncut.co.uk (blog)

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 06:29

Uncut.co.uk (blog)

Harry Dean Stanton, 1926 – 2017
Uncut.co.uk (blog)
“Study up on the Eastern religions,” he said. “They're the only ones that are realistic. There's no answer, see. Daoism and Buddhism are the exact same religion. And also the Jewish Kabbalah. They all say the same thing. The word 'Dao' means 'The Way', ...
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How a new motorcycle route is opening up Morocco's badlands - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:59

Telegraph.co.uk

How a new motorcycle route is opening up Morocco's badlands
Telegraph.co.uk
“A good traveller has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving,” wrote Lao-Tzu, the founder of Taoism, 2,500 years ago. That concept of self-sufficient, nomadic travel lies at the heart of the holidays provided by Legendary Motorcycle Adventures ...

GCR - News - Louvre Abu Dhabi announces grand opening in ... - GCR

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 06:11

GCR

GCR - News - Louvre Abu Dhabi announces grand opening in ...
GCR
After a long, difficult and controversial birth, the Louvre Abu Dhabi has announced it will open to the public on 11 November 2017. When it does, visitors will be ...

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Mao Jianhua's mountains 'dance' in Rome - ANSA (registration)

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:15

ANSA (registration)

Mao Jianhua's mountains 'dance' in Rome
ANSA (registration)
The Roman exhibition therefore shows his path, consisting entirely of landscapes and divided into various subsections including one on Taoism and another on folk tales. "In this art, the mastery implies total self-control," Mazzotta said, illustrating ...

El Salvador offers a taste of its cuisine in cooperation with local hotel - China Post

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:00

China Post

El Salvador offers a taste of its cuisine in cooperation with local hotel
China Post
... and fast tutorials using readily available ingredients. Miguel expressed his admiration of Taiwanese food and culture, sharing his surprise when he saw how different religions – Taoism and Buddhism – coexist in the Taiwanese temple he visited in ...

El Salvador offers a taste of its cuisine in cooperation with local hotel - China Post

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:00

China Post

El Salvador offers a taste of its cuisine in cooperation with local hotel
China Post
... and fast tutorials using readily available ingredients. Miguel expressed his admiration of Taiwanese food and culture, sharing his surprise when he saw how different religions – Taoism and Buddhism – coexist in the Taiwanese temple he visited in ...

The art of less: an advertising lesson from Bill Bernbach – and Bruce Lee - The Drum

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 06:38

The Drum

The art of less: an advertising lesson from Bill Bernbach – and Bruce Lee
The Drum
Lee was profoundly influenced by Taoism in his creation of Jeet Kune Do. Taoism is a Chinese philosophy attributed to Lao Tzu, but not one that had gained much traction in the modern world at that time. To succeed in life, Lee reasoned, you needed to ...

Paolo Duterte to show tattoo 'when the right time comes' - Inquirer.net

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 05:06

Inquirer.net

Paolo Duterte to show tattoo 'when the right time comes'
Inquirer.net
Let them eat the dragon. Not now,” Paolo added. Sources, who claimed to have seen Paolo's tattoo, earlier said he really did not have a dragon tattoo. What he had, the sources said, was an image of Chinese philosopher and religious Taoism deity Lao Tzu ...

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China facing intensified threat of religious infiltration, extremism: Official - Zee News

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 04:50

Zee News

China facing intensified threat of religious infiltration, extremism: Official
Zee News
China`s five officially sanctioned religions - Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Christianity - vowed to fight "desinicization" at a forum on the topic held in Beijing last week, according state media. China has seen a revival of religious ...

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Woman rescued from Hong Kong temple furnace dies | South China ... - South China Morning Post

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 00:48

South China Morning Post

Woman rescued from Hong Kong temple furnace dies | South China ...
South China Morning Post
A woman who is believed to have intentionally thrown herself into a red-hot furnace at a Taoist temple died in hospital on Tuesday morning, Hong Kong ...

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China facing intensified threat of religious infiltration, extremism: official - Reuters

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 23:51

Reuters

China facing intensified threat of religious infiltration, extremism: official
Reuters
China's five officially sanctioned religions - Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Christianity - vowed to fight “desinicization” at a forum on the topic held in Beijing last week, according state media. China has seen a revival of religious ...

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