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Daxi in N. Taiwan immersed in festivities before celebration of Guan Yu's birthday in August - Taiwan News

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 06:29

Taiwan News

Daxi in N. Taiwan immersed in festivities before celebration of Guan Yu's birthday in August
Taiwan News
The shows included exciting lion dance, dragon dance, and Chinese yo-yo performances, a dance by a group who wore creative and lovely costume and masks painstakingly made by them to represent different Taoism gods, and a dance by a modern dance ...

What Is The Newest And Oldest Faith? - Taarifa Rwanda (satire) (press release) (blog)

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:47

Taarifa Rwanda (satire) (press release) (blog)

What Is The Newest And Oldest Faith?
Taarifa Rwanda (satire) (press release) (blog)
Taoism. Taoism is a religion that was begun in China in the late 4th century B.C. by a man named Lao Tzu. Also spelled Lao Tsu and Laozi, Lao Tzu is believed to have been a great philosopher and writer of the “Tao Te Ching.” Taoists and scholars ...

Charles Stevens - Geographical

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 23:05

Geographical

Charles Stevens
Geographical
From what I understand, this is in part down to the conformity which Eastern religions such as Taoism and Confucianism imposes. Therefore, China's leadership can act with a sense of purpose and long-sighted direction which other nations may not be able ...

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How traditional Chinese knife therapy dao liao massaged my sore muscles and gave me an energy boost - South China Morning Post

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:08

South China Morning Post

How traditional Chinese knife therapy dao liao massaged my sore muscles and gave me an energy boost
South China Morning Post
“Even today, there are some masters in Taiwan who will bring some good energy inside the knife and they will also believe in the spirit of the knives,” Garnier says, “It's also connected to Buddhism and Taoism, so yes there is a spirit, whether you ...

10 inspirational quotes from exceptional people - Fourways Review

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 07:18

Fourways Review

10 inspirational quotes from exceptional people
Fourways Review
An ancient Chinese philosopher and writer, he is the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching, the founder of philosophical Taoism, and a deity in religious Taoism and traditional Chinese religions. A semi-legendary figure, he was usually portrayed as a 6th ...

10 inspirational quotes from exceptional people - Letaba Herald

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 06:55

Letaba Herald

10 inspirational quotes from exceptional people
Letaba Herald
An ancient Chinese philosopher and writer, he is the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching, the founder of philosophical Taoism, and a deity in religious Taoism and traditional Chinese religions. A semi-legendary figure, he was usually portrayed as a 6th ...

10 inspirational quotes from exceptional people - Alberton Record.

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 06:55

Alberton Record.

10 inspirational quotes from exceptional people
Alberton Record.
An ancient Chinese philosopher and writer, he is the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching, the founder of philosophical Taoism, and a deity in religious Taoism and traditional Chinese religions. A semi-legendary figure, he was usually portrayed as a 6th ...

Temple where dragons, dinosaurs and durians rule - The Star Online

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 20:14

The Star Online

Temple where dragons, dinosaurs and durians rule
The Star Online
KUANTAN: Fancy paying homage to the founder of Taoism, explore the inner frame of a famed Golden Dragon with scriptures, be amazed with several life-sized dinosaurs and eat some durians – all in one place? Look no further. At the Lao Zi Temple, located ...

China Closes Beijing's Largest House Church - MissionsBox

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 14:03

MissionsBox

China Closes Beijing's Largest House Church
MissionsBox
Those who did also have been coerced into either a Three-Self church or convert to Buddhism or Taoism. Those who did not have been under surveillance since. From our outsider perspective, the issue is clearly one of religious freedom. Attempts to ...

Inhumane China Has No Trace Left of Its Former Buddhist Glory - The Liberty Web English

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 03:33

The Liberty Web English

Inhumane China Has No Trace Left of Its Former Buddhist Glory
The Liberty Web English
As the blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng told The Liberty Magazine, “Since ancient times China has been influenced by Taoism and Buddhism. The Communist Party is atheist, but many of the people still believe in spiritual things. I too believe in a ...

Croatia shines - Jordan Times

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 17:13

Jordan Times

Croatia shines
Jordan Times
President Kitarovic embodied the wisdom of Lao Tzu, the founder of Taoism, who said: “I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize. The first is gentleness, the second is frugality, the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself ...

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“The Eastern” on Toshihiko Izutsu to screen in Tokyo - Tehran Times

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 10:18

Tehran Times

“The Eastern” on Toshihiko Izutsu to screen in Tokyo
Tehran Times
His studies were mainly focused on Islam, Taoism and Buddhism, and he made great efforts to create unity among them. He was fluent in over 30 languages, including Arabic and Persian, and taught at the Institute of Cultural and Linguistic studies at ...

The China That Can Be Understood Is Not the Real China - The Beijinger (blog)

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 21:02

The Beijinger (blog)

The China That Can Be Understood Is Not the Real China
The Beijinger (blog)
In China, this meant Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism (integral parts of the culture for thousands of years) were not only irrelevant but also antithetical to the new order; they were to be deleted as soon as possible. It's hard to imagine what this ...

BMX and Borden Park: A guide to your weekend in Edmonton - CBC.ca

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 19:36

CBC.ca

BMX and Borden Park: A guide to your weekend in Edmonton
CBC.ca
Whether it's the He-He Er Xian twins of Taoism or the Olsen twins of Hollywood, twins have been ridiculed, persecuted and revered throughout human history. The 2018 TwinFest parade this weekend along Whyte Avenue is sure to be a celebration of twins, ...

Bibles For The World Encourages and Equips Chinese Believers in Light of New Policy Governing Religious Belief - MissionsBox

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 15:02

MissionsBox

Bibles For The World Encourages and Equips Chinese Believers in Light of New Policy Governing Religious Belief
MissionsBox
“It's more a clarification or closing of loopholes,” Pudaite says. The push for uniformity derives from China's professed desire to achieve harmony among the major five religions – Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Protestantism – practiced there.

China shows its commitment to protecting domestic rivers, cultural heritage - International Rivers (blog)

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:00

International Rivers (blog)

China shows its commitment to protecting domestic rivers, cultural heritage
International Rivers (blog)
The neighboring Qingcheng Mountain is revered as the birthplace of Chinese Taoism. Dujiangyan was built around 256 BC, during China's Warring States period, and has remained, remarkably, almost completely intact. There have been little to no changes ...

A feast for the senses - The Straits Times

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 17:05

The Straits Times

A feast for the senses
The Straits Times
This banquet in China takes fine dining to new heights. Hundreds of tourists were treated to a meal held at the edge of a cliff at Laojun mountain in Luoyang, in central Henan province. Tables were set along the 2,000m-high cliff on a 1.8m wide ...

Prince Harry Spent $10K On This Christening Gift For Prince Louis - The Fresh Toast

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 14:54

The Fresh Toast

Prince Harry Spent $10K On This Christening Gift For Prince Louis
The Fresh Toast
... says changed her life. In her now defunct blog The Tig, Markle said of the quick read, “its refreshing perspective on how to move in the world.” And as she puts it, “Aspects of Taoism told through the characters of 'Winnie the Pooh' – I mean, does ...

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Japanese religion expert Toshihiko Izutsu under spotlight in “The Eastern” - Tehran Times

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 09:57

Tehran Times

Japanese religion expert Toshihiko Izutsu under spotlight in “The Eastern”
Tehran Times
“He had high regard for oriental traditions and religions such as Islam, Taoism and Buddhism, and made great efforts to create unity among them,” he added. The documentary puts its main focus on this issue, Taheri noted. Over 60 academics and cultural ...