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Merdeka Walkathon unites Malaysians - The Sun Daily

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 02:20

The Sun Daily

Merdeka Walkathon unites Malaysians
The Sun Daily
Organising chairperson Albert Anthony, brought local communities from Kepong Tirumurugan Temple, Buddist Maha Vihara Brickfields, Gurdwara Sahib Selayang, Ban Sin Taoism Kepong, Masjid Al-Faizin Desa Jaya, and Catholic Church of Kristus Cahaya ...

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Paintings focused on religion to be highlight of auction - Chinadaily USA

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 20:35

Chinadaily USA

Paintings focused on religion to be highlight of auction
Chinadaily USA
The paintings section will focus on Chinese works, specially from Buddhism and Taoism, which flourished in China during the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. Liu Jin, who is in charge of the paintings section, says that collectors are ...

Squonk Opera in China: The Final Week - PGH City Paper (blog)

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 17:12

Squonk Opera in China: The Final Week
PGH City Paper (blog)
On our day off, we took a tour of Laoshan, China's largest coastal mountain range, overlooking the Yellow Sea, and also one of the birthplaces of Taoism. We climbed many steps to view the enormous statue of Lao-Tzu, the Chinese philosopher credited ...

Is Globalization Resulting in Greater Homogeneity or Greater Diversity? - HuffPost

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 14:56

HuffPost

Is Globalization Resulting in Greater Homogeneity or Greater Diversity?
HuffPost
You could be sitting in Jakarta and exploring Taoism, Shintoism, Hinduism or various African/native American religions. In the past, your choices would have been very limited to what the local spiritual teachers could teach and what the local ...

Tribalism, religion not our problem - The Nation Newspaper

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 19:36

Tribalism, religion not our problem
The Nation Newspaper
China has five major religions – Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam and Christianity. Nigeria has only two – Christianity and Islam. Yet we claim that religion is our problem. America, the strongest economy is comprised of every tribe in the world ...

Is Globalization Creating A Single World Culture? - Forbes

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:33

Forbes

Is Globalization Creating A Single World Culture?
Forbes
You could be sitting in Jakarta and exploring Taoism, Shintoism, Hinduism or various African/native American religions. In the past, your choices would have been very limited to what the local spiritual teachers could teach and what the local ...

5 Sex Positions That Guarantee An Orgasm, According To The Chinese Art Of Sexuality - Taoism. - Daily Bhaskar

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 04:49

Daily Bhaskar

5 Sex Positions That Guarantee An Orgasm, According To The Chinese Art Of Sexuality - Taoism.
Daily Bhaskar
The art of sexuality in China is beyond your imagination, if you thought kamasutra was the real deal, tr these positions to find out which ones better. Heres an elaborate guide to the love making positions mentioned in Taoism- the ancient Chinese ...

Culture Insider: Qixi - the Chinese Valentine's Day(1/5) - ecns

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 23:30

ecns

Culture Insider: Qixi - the Chinese Valentine's Day(1/5)
ecns
Yet in the eyes of the Jade Emperor, the Supreme Deity in Taoism, marriage between a mortal and fairy was strictly forbidden. He ordered the heaven troop to catch Zhinu back. Niulang grew desperate when he discovered Zhinu had been taken back to ...

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Realizing the dream of the red chamber - China.org.cn

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 21:57

China.org.cn

Realizing the dream of the red chamber
China.org.cn
Novel The Dream of the Red Chamber, written by Cao Xueqin during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), is considered one of China's greatest classical novels, and its latest rendition is set to thrill opera lovers in the country.

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Focus: Destination Malaysia - The Statesman

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 18:32

The Statesman

Focus: Destination Malaysia
The Statesman
Religion: Muslim (official) 61.3 per cent, Buddhist 19.8, Christian 9.2, Hindu 6.3, Confucianism, Taoism, other traditional Chinese religions 1.3, other 0.4, none 0.8, unspecified 1 (2010 est.) Ethnic groups: Malay 50.1 per cent, Chinese 22.6 per cent ...

Visiting Our Past: Dave Minneman and a sense of justice - Asheville Citizen-Times

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 15:11

Asheville Citizen-Times

Visiting Our Past: Dave Minneman and a sense of justice
Asheville Citizen-Times
In the library, he embraced both Daoism and law books. “I did a lot of legal work for people and got them out,” he says. “And that was one of the ways I made money. Also, because I took on The Man in the System, I had a lot of respect out of the other ...

A vegetarian's survival guide to Xi'an, China - Media India Group

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 05:50

Media India Group

A vegetarian's survival guide to Xi'an, China
Media India Group
Predominance of philosophical teachings of Buddhism and Taoism has promoted the vegetarian lifestyle in China and there are vegetarian options all over Xi'an; however, they come with their own unique challenges. In most Chinese restaurants, vegetarian ...

World military bands congregate for musical extravaganza at ... - Deccan Chronicle

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 02:46

Deccan Chronicle

World military bands congregate for musical extravaganza at ...
Deccan Chronicle
Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival is an annual military music extravaganza held in Moscow with 40 countries participating. (Photo: AP).

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The Souls of China and Shanghai Faithful reviews - Irish Times

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 01:01

Irish Times

The Souls of China and Shanghai Faithful reviews
Irish Times
... after Mao has combined its ideological mores with iron pragmatism. Religion was again permitted, under the strict control of the state. The five religions – Buddhism, Daoism, Islam, Catholicism and Protestantism – were organised into government-run ...

Explosive artist Cai Guo-Qiang on politics and pyrotechnics - Financial Times

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 06:10

Explosive artist Cai Guo-Qiang on politics and pyrotechnics
Financial Times
But I believe that these unseen energies, these emotions, can speak to you, can make you create art,” he tells me, saying he was raised in a faith that combined Buddhism, Daoism and Confucianism. The spiritual dimension is part of what has drawn him to ...

US religious freedom report provokes backlash from Chinese public - Global Times

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 06:58

Global Times

US religious freedom report provokes backlash from Chinese public
Global Times
Compared with Christianity and Islam, Buddhism and Taoism, being Asian religions, are not as sensitive in China's media and political contexts. But the two religions are often caught in scandals. For example, Shi Yongxin, the abbot of the Shaolin ...

7 Hungry Ghost superstitions you never knew existed, Singapore ... - AsiaOne

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 05:54

AsiaOne

7 Hungry Ghost superstitions you never knew existed, Singapore ...
AsiaOne
The Hungry Ghost Festival is considered an important month in the Lunar calendar and is predominantly celebrated by the Chinese in China, Hong Kong, ...

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Watching Out by Julian Burnside - ArtsHub (subscription)

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 20:31

ArtsHub (subscription)

Watching Out by Julian Burnside
ArtsHub (subscription)
He points out that this doctrine 'is found in most religious and secular philosophies', from Christianity to Brahmanism, Buddhism to Confucianism, Islam to Taoism. 'The same principle has been advanced…by Epictetus, Plato, Socrates, Seneca and Kant', ...

Obituary of Bill “Terry” Doub - The Union of Grass Valley

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 15:32

The Union of Grass Valley

Obituary of Bill “Terry” Doub
The Union of Grass Valley
His studies of Chinese philosophy with a focus on Taoism took him to Stanford, where his daughter was born, Taiwan, where his son was born, and Kyoto, Japan, where the family lived three years. Bill was a professor in the East Asian Studies Department ...

Watching Out by Julian Burnside – Scribe Publications 2017 - ArtsHub (subscription)

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 02:56

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Watching Out by Julian Burnside – Scribe Publications 2017
ArtsHub (subscription)
He points out that this doctrine 'is found in most religious and secular philosophies', from Christianity to Brahmanism, Buddhism to Confucianism, Islam to Taoism. 'The same principle has been advanced…by Epictetus, Plato, Socrates, Seneca and Kant', ...