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Don't Hate Your Enemies - Daily Utah Chronicle

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 18:20

Don't Hate Your Enemies
Daily Utah Chronicle
It's a theory that has roots across the world but is most prevalently practiced by those who subscribe to Eastern philosophical traditions like Buddhism or Taoism. Treat your enemy with compassion. React to war with peace. The Dalai Lama nearly said as ...

Jacob Roloff From 'Little People, Big World' Pens Lengthy Letter To Brother About The Pitfalls Of Christianity - The Inquisitr

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 13:31

The Inquisitr

Jacob Roloff From 'Little People, Big World' Pens Lengthy Letter To Brother About The Pitfalls Of Christianity
The Inquisitr
For the longest time, Jacob Roloff didn't openly embrace any religion, but just recently started sharing how he has been following the teachings of Alan Watts and Far Eastern philosophies, including Hinduism, Taoism, and Buddhism. Several Instagram ...

COLUMN: Complex vs. clear-cut - Squamish Chief

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 09:14

Squamish Chief

COLUMN: Complex vs. clear-cut
Squamish Chief
“My interest in Taoism led me to read that the ancients studied cracks in nature as an entry into spirit and as a way of divining the future. Reading the future is not so interesting to me, but I take their interest to mean the individual soul is ...

Detention Trailer Shows The Ruined, Unsettling Places Of Its 60's Taiwan Setting - Siliconera

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 20:14

Siliconera

Detention Trailer Shows The Ruined, Unsettling Places Of Its 60's Taiwan Setting
Siliconera
... solve puzzles while avoiding the creatures that now live in this broken world. These creatures are all inspired by Taoism, Buddhism, Chinese mythology, and Taiwanese culture, as is the story. ss_8ca3507ccde88568590f5fb5666f978398b984e4.1920x1080.

Everyday Religion Questions: Study of cultures yields similarities - Winston-Salem Journal

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 18:38

Everyday Religion Questions: Study of cultures yields similarities
Winston-Salem Journal
Lao Tzu, the founder of Taoism, was conceived when his mother saw a falling star. Alexander the Great is said to have been miraculously conceived in the womb of Olympias. Beyond the miracle, Christians believe that Jesus' birth gives insight into the ...

Hoolock tianxing: New Species of Gibbon Discovered in Myanmar and China - Sci-News.com

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 12:39

Sci-News.com

Hoolock tianxing: New Species of Gibbon Discovered in Myanmar and China
Sci-News.com
“Gibbons were widely regarded as a symbol of scholar-officials or junzi in ancient China, as the perceived 'noble' characteristics of gibbons were considered to accord with the aesthetic taste of both Daoism and traditional Chinese scholars,” the ...
'Star Wars gibbon' is new primate speciesBBC News
Description of a new species of Hoolock gibbon (Primates: Hylobatidae) based on integrative taxonomy - Fan - 2017 ...Wiley Online Library
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China's CEFC has big ambitions, but little known about ownership, funding - Yahoo Finance

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 22:47

China's CEFC has big ambitions, but little known about ownership, funding
Yahoo Finance
There is little public information about Ye, who company officials said loves reading works about Confucianism and Daoism, and rarely attends business dinners. Unlike many other Chinese entrepreneurs, Ye also strictly bans relatives from working at ...

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How To Unlock Your Psoas & Use It To Decrease Stress - Collective Evolution

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 20:06

Collective Evolution

How To Unlock Your Psoas & Use It To Decrease Stress
Collective Evolution
Once she was exposed to Koch's research and Taoism, she connected the dots between the psoas, stress, and spirituality and started referring to the psoas as “the muscle of the soul.” Taoism is a philosophy, often referred to as a religion, that ...

Figure and solitude: The art of Dan Rochette - Worcester Mag

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 07:05

Figure and solitude: The art of Dan Rochette
Worcester Mag
The closest I found was something between Daoism [Taoism] and Christianity. Most people would think those are incompatible, but it's more of a faith than a religion. Just traveling and seeing the beauty of that country.” This voyage of self discovery ...

Huston Smith: Farewell to a religious voyager and his role in modern, progressive faith - GetReligion (blog)

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 18:02

GetReligion (blog)

Huston Smith: Farewell to a religious voyager and his role in modern, progressive faith
GetReligion (blog)
(Upon publication, it was called "The Religions of Man," but Smith changed the title in 1991.) Each chapter is 40 or 50 pages long and each encapsulates and explicates a great religious tradition. There are eight: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism ...

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Religion Scholar Huston Smith -- A Mentor to Millions | The ... - Huffington Post

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 22:08

Huffington Post

Religion Scholar Huston Smith -- A Mentor to Millions | The ...
Huffington Post
Huston Smith surrounded by fans at Sagrada bookstore in Oakland, California. Photo by Barbara Newhall. By Barbara Falconer Newhall. His millions of fans ...

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Cardinal Fernandez a true human being - Malaysiakini (subscription)

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 09:45

Cardinal Fernandez a true human being
Malaysiakini (subscription)
I am happy to have been acquainted with him while serving in the Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism (MCCBCHST) and we have had a cordial friendly relationship in our capacities as senior ...

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Changing the way you think - The Guardian

Sun, 01/08/2017 - 02:00

Changing the way you think
The Guardian
Fresh thinking: 'Evidence has been found for the growth of new nerve cells in adult brains, which means we can break old habits and make new ones.' Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo. Daniel Glaser. Sunday 8 January 2017 01.00 EST Last modified on ...

Buddhist Ethics Today – or can we all be a little more enlightened? - Patheos (blog)

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 20:27

Patheos (blog)

Buddhist Ethics Today – or can we all be a little more enlightened?
Patheos (blog)
Segall's writing is wide-reaching and wonderfully fluid. He mentions Aristotle, Kant, Hume, Kierkegaard, and other luminaries of the West. He also surveys the long history of Buddhism and its developments and encounters with Bon (Tibet), Daoism (China) ...

Tai Chi Chuan - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 12:07

Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Tai Chi Chuan
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
The first part of the name taiji, or tai chi, is a fundamental concept in traditional Chinese philosophies, including Taoism and Confucianism. In Chinese philosophy, tai chi is the ultimate source and motive force behind all reality. It also generates ...

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Researchers are feeding priests psychedelic drugs in the interest of science - Quartz

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 11:42

Researchers are feeding priests psychedelic drugs in the interest of science
Quartz
Anthony Bossis, the investigator leading the religious leaders trial at the NYU site, said it's no coincidence that this sense of unity can also be found in the teachings of the world's six principal religions (Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Daoism ...

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The many graceful, strengthening moves of Tai Chi (5 photos ... - GuelphToday

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:02

GuelphToday

The many graceful, strengthening moves of Tai Chi (5 photos ...
GuelphToday
The moves, and there are a lot of them, are graceful and flowing, yet strong and steady, done in harmony for the good of the body, mind and spirit. About 30 ...

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The Impact Crew: 'Why judge me because I'm a Buddhist?" | Feature ... - GhanaWeb

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 22:42

GhanaWeb

The Impact Crew: 'Why judge me because I'm a Buddhist?" | Feature ...
GhanaWeb
No two ways, there are many religions in the world with each having a sizeable number of followers including secret societies. Because of clarity, I've taken the ...

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'As the Sun of Suns Rose: The Darkness of the Creeds Was Dispelled' is Released - Broadway World

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 06:11

'As the Sun of Suns Rose: The Darkness of the Creeds Was Dispelled' is Released
Broadway World
Inspired by the Sikh prophet Guru Nanak Sahib, the first of the 10 Sikh gurus, Mehboob clarifies this mystery of Sikh religion in comparison to other famous religions of the world such as Taoism, Platonism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism and ...

Chinese billionaire seeks ideas from Canadian universities for education prize - The Globe and Mail

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 21:48

Chinese billionaire seeks ideas from Canadian universities for education prize
The Globe and Mail
“No matter if you look at Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism, they are all advocating be kind to people, do good things for others. We have a saying that if you do good things to others you are accumulating virtue for yourself, which is going to be ...