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Religion briefs for March 9 - Petoskey News-Review

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 11:38

Petoskey News-Review

Religion briefs for March 9
Petoskey News-Review
Tom O'Dell is leading the series with topics as follows: March 10, Buddhism; March 17, Confucianism & Taoism; March 24, Islam; March 31, Judaism. The programs are at 5:30 p.m. on Fridays. A simple supper will follow the discussion. The church is ...

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Keep Zakir Naik out , says multi-religious council | Free Malaysia ... - Free Malaysia Today

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 22:18

Free Malaysia Today

Keep Zakir Naik out , says multi-religious council | Free Malaysia ...
Free Malaysia Today
KUALA LUMPUR: The chorus of voices calling on the government not to entertain or allow preacher Dr Zakir Naik into the country is increasing. The latest i...
Multi-religious council wants Zakir Naik's visa withdrawn - Nation ...The Star Online
Isma: Make fugitive Zakir Naik a Malaysian | Malaysia | Malay Mail ...Malay Mail Online

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'Kung Fu Panda' franchise gives foreign tourism boost to Mount Qingcheng - Global Times

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 06:52

Global Times

'Kung Fu Panda' franchise gives foreign tourism boost to Mount Qingcheng
Global Times
For some foreign visitors, Taoism is a mysterious school of thought represented by the famous black-and-white symbol of yin-yang and "secrets about health management," Pascal, a French visitor to the mountain, told the Global Times on Saturday.

MCCBCHST calls govt to ban Zakir Naik - The Sun Daily - The Sun Daily

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 04:49

The Sun Daily

MCCBCHST calls govt to ban Zakir Naik - The Sun Daily
The Sun Daily
The Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism (MCCBCHST) has called on the government to withdraw the visa ...
Zakir Naik breaches Penal Code, interfaith body says | Malaysia ...Malay Mail Online

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Taoist Monks Find New Role as Environmentalists - Sixth Tone

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 02:04

Sixth Tone

Taoist Monks Find New Role as Environmentalists
Sixth Tone
It was here in the fourth century that Lao-tzu wrote the Tao Te Ching, the text that serves as the foundation of Taoism. Under the emerald rooves of Louguantai, monks with long hair tied into buns saunter past pine trees and firs, paying their respects ...

Impromptu performances steal the show - NYOOOZ

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 23:56

NYOOOZ

Impromptu performances steal the show
NYOOOZ
“This is one of the stories that became popular during the spread of Taoism,” said Prabhat of Jeevashakti, a group created by performing art enthusiasts. Kalarigram is an open stage for deep exchange, expression and meditation,” said Lakshmanan ...

LSMSA students learn about religious traditions in class - The Livingston Parish News (press release) (subscription)

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 02:08

The Livingston Parish News (press release) (subscription)

LSMSA students learn about religious traditions in class
The Livingston Parish News (press release) (subscription)
During the semester, students studied Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Daoism (Taoism). The class was led by Prem Gongaju. Enrolled students include Lily Barnett, a junior from Alexandria; Karly Brown, a senior from Baton Rouge; ...

Devdutt Pattanaik: China's Buddhist Goddess - Mid-Day

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 21:15

Devdutt Pattanaik: China's Buddhist Goddess
Mid-Day
In Buddhism, there was increased reference to the Goddess Tara, placed next to Buddha and Bodhisattva. In some texts, Tara is described as residing in Chin-desha, or China. In others, a branch of Tantra is called Chin-achara, or the Chinese way. Taoism ...

Ancient Taoist rituals thrive in modern era - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 12:15

Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Ancient Taoist rituals thrive in modern era
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
Taoism is one of the oldest of China's native religions, and its teachings are still part of the daily lives of millions of people. It can be traced to a 6th-century BC text written by Laozi, the “Dao De Jing” or “Tao Te Ching.” The writings of “Tao Te ...