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Taoism

 

Tao (pronounced "Dow") can be roughly translated into English as path, or the way. It refers to a power which envelops, surrounds and flows through all things, living and non-living. The Tao regulates natural processes and nourishes balance in the Universe. It embodies the harmony of opposites (i.e. there would be no love without hate, no light without dark, no male without female, etc.).

The founder of Taoism is believed by many to be Lao-Tse [604-531 BCE], a contemporary of Confucius. (Alternative spellings: Lao Tze, Lao Tsu, Lao Tzu, Laozi, Laotze, etc.). He was searching for a way that would avoid the constant feudal warfare and other conflicts that disrupted society during his lifetime.

Taoism started as a combination of psychology and philosophy but evolved into a religious faith in 440 CE when it was adopted as a state religion. At that time Lao-Tse became popularly venerated as a deity. Taoism, along with Buddhism and Confucianism, became one of the three great religions of China...

 

Bejiing, China

I will be writing more on Taoism... It is currently a work in progress, so check back as I continue to update this page...

 

The Great Wall

To be continued....