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Exhibition in Madrid shows Chinese art - Xinhua

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 09:37

Exhibition in Madrid shows Chinese art
Xinhua
The idea of the exhibition was to "make the influence of Asia and China visible" on a "generation of Spanish artists," Manuel Fontan del Junco said, adding that the influence only becomes clearly visible when the Asian and Spanish pieces are shown side ...

A Devotee to "Soul-Touching Filmmaking”: Q&A With Director Tianyi ... - The Beijinger (blog)

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 00:00

The Beijinger (blog)

A Devotee to "Soul-Touching Filmmaking”: Q&A With Director Tianyi ...
The Beijinger (blog)
At her home on the highest summit, Hong Feng sinks into the depths of despair. She wants to move down from the mountain so that her daughter can enroll at a better school. But her father-in-law is opposed to the idea. Despite their quarrels on the ...

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Yin and yang workshop March 28 at library - Stowe Today

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 16:38

Yin and yang workshop March 28 at library
Stowe Today
Chuck Riffenburg, a philosopher and herbalist, will present a workshop on Wednesday, March 28, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Taoism, herbal energetics and the concepts of feminine and masculine. advertisement. The workshop will be at the Waterbury Public ...

Brief: Author to present at UI Commons, 1912 Center - Moscow-Pullman Daily News

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 11:44

Brief: Author to present at UI Commons, 1912 Center
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
Author Bill Porter, who also writes under the pen name Red Pine, will give two presentations Monday, with the first being at 12:30 p.m. at the UI Commons Clearwater Room and the second at 7 p.m. in the Great Room of the 1912 Center. Porter will present ...

Peng Zu blends favorites with fresh ingredients - Lasvegasmagazine

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 03:11

Lasvegasmagazine

Peng Zu blends favorites with fresh ingredients
Lasvegasmagazine
... Asian restaurant concepts at Las Vegas properties including Ondori at The Orleans and California Noodle House at the California downtown. The latest arrival is Peng Zu, a new Asian restaurant at the Suncoast. The casual destination is perfect for a ...

I Suddenly Want a Yin Yang on Everything I Buy - New York Magazine

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 11:36

New York Magazine

I Suddenly Want a Yin Yang on Everything I Buy
New York Magazine
The yin yang, a circle made up of two tadpole-shaped curves chasing each other, is the symbol for Chinese philosophy of Taoism. It stands for the balancing of opposites, and neither the yin nor the yang can exist without the other. If I close my eyes ...

Anna Mariana brings Balinese-Betawi culture to DC Fashion Week - Jakarta Post

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 09:20

Jakarta Post

Anna Mariana brings Balinese-Betawi culture to DC Fashion Week
Jakarta Post
From Bali, for instance, Anna used poleng (checkered patterns) that symbolize the philosophy of Rwa Bhineda, a concept that says that everything exists in terms of duality to bring cosmic balance to the universe, similar to the yin and yang concept in ...

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China's years of worshipping dangerously - La Croix International

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 06:50

China's years of worshipping dangerously
La Croix International
Many party members are practicing Christians and Muslims. Those are the two "western" religions, though China has split Christianity into Catholicism and Protestantism, which along with Islam, Buddhism and Daoism are the five officially tolerated ...

Review: Queer Magic - Patheos (blog)

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 22:36

Patheos (blog)

Review: Queer Magic
Patheos (blog)
As the subtitle of the book suggests, the scope of this book is truly global and it covers more than just one religion or tradition and includes Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, Judaism, Islam (including “the Satanic Verses”), Sufism, Sub-Saharan Africa ...

Harvesting Hope at the Community Garden - Julesburg Advocate - Julesburg Advocate

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 16:14

Harvesting Hope at the Community Garden - Julesburg Advocate
Julesburg Advocate
Are you willing to give up four hours of twittering? Or watching TV? Or Face booking? Join the effort of helping to raise food for a local food pantry.

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The relentlessness of change and how we handle it - gulfnews.com

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 08:58

gulfnews.com

The relentlessness of change and how we handle it
gulfnews.com
Chinese philosopher Lao-tzu, widely recognised as the Father of Taoism, observes that, “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in ...

Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers' new Prince Theater show finds inspiration in faith communities - Philly.com

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 14:57

Philly.com

Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers' new Prince Theater show finds inspiration in faith communities
Philly.com
Growing up in Taiwan, Lin was raised by a Chinese Catholic father and a Taiwanese mother whose beliefs fused Buddhism and Daoism. Not only did his parents come from different ethnic and religious backgrounds, they didn't even share a common tongue ...

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I will fight to the end: Khupe - DailyNews

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 03:52

I will fight to the end: Khupe
DailyNews
BULAWAYO - MDC deputy president Thokozani Khupe has declared that she was not going to give up in her fight to be ordained as the party's president. Khupe, who was addressing a gathering of about 500 supporters at Amphitheatre here on Sunday, described ...

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Famous educator remembered on birth centenary - Shine News (press release)

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 03:51

Shine News (press release)

Famous educator remembered on birth centenary
Shine News (press release)
Nan spent a lifetime promoting Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism by writing over 30 books, which have been translated into eight languages. “Master Nan's major contribution is to let Chinese people know how great their own culture is,” said Pia ...

Variety: Acrostic - New York Times

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 12:00

Variety: Acrostic
New York Times
VARIETY PUZZLE — I found today's acrostic challenging, both in its cluing and the vocabulary in the actual grid. This is fitting, though, because Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon have dipped into an apropos subject with today's acrostic: language standards ...

Making Pilgrimage to Temples and Other Worship Places - The Costa Rica News

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 10:10

The Costa Rica News

Making Pilgrimage to Temples and Other Worship Places
The Costa Rica News
Beyond the faith that each person professes, it is necessary to recognize that the religious structures keep an architectural beauty that is worth knowing. The trend of religious tourism is increasing, as a way of recognizing the riches hidden behind ...

Sydney Biennale review – Ai Weiwei anchors rewarding show that ... - The Guardian

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 21:48

The Guardian

Sydney Biennale review – Ai Weiwei anchors rewarding show that ...
The Guardian
Quantum physics and contradictions unite the vast number of works on display for a biennale that goes beyond mere spectacle.

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Yin and yang workshop March 28 at library - Stowe Today

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 17:30

Yin and yang workshop March 28 at library
Stowe Today
Chuck Riffenburg, a philosopher and herbalist, will present a workshop on Wednesday, March 28, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Taoism, herbal energetics and the concepts of feminine and masculine. advertisement. The workshop will be at the Waterbury Public ...

Making the child too ambitious is dangerous - Economic Times (blog)

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 16:47

Economic Times (blog)

Making the child too ambitious is dangerous
Economic Times (blog)
Lao Tzu, father of Taoism, was in favour of removing grades for talent and aptitude saying if that was avoidable, then there would be no struggle and no envy. His was a very hard-hitting question to the existing system: “Why should we make talent a ...

Explore the Marco Polo Trail at Roger Williams Park Zoo - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 08:54

WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Explore the Marco Polo Trail at Roger Williams Park Zoo
WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
In China, the red-crowned crane is often featured in myths and legends. In Taoism, the red-crowned crane is a symbol of longevity and immortality. • In Japan, this crane is said to live for 1,000 years, and is the symbol/logo for Japan Airlines (see ...