Taoism

Taoism (), or Daoism (, ), is a philosophical tradition of Chinese origin which emphasizes living in harmony with the Tao (Chinese: 道; pinyin: Dào; lit. 'Way', or Dao). The Tao is a fundamental idea in most Chinese philosophical schools; in Taoism, however, it denotes the principle that is the source, pattern and substance of everything that exists. Taoism differs from Confucianism by not emphasizing rigid rituals and social order, but is similar in the sense that it is a teaching about the various disciplines for achieving "perfection" by becoming one with the unplanned rhythms of the universe called "the …

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NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 11 April 2024 English

Religious worship is integral to the lives of millions of Americans. In this paper, I provide a descriptive analysis of religious worship attendance using geodata from smartphones for over 2 …

Non-Christian includes Baha’i, Jainism, Sikh, and Taoism. Unitarian+ includes Unitarian, Scientology, and


IMAN Research · 21 March 2024 English

The latter are natives in Peninsular Malaysia and are generally divided into three major groups, namely the Negrito, Senoi and Proto-Malay, while in Sabah, the population consists of 32 ethnic …

develop a national identity and strengthen and Taoism (MCCBCHST), met with success. While such the unity


RAND Corporation · 12 March 2024 English

This report is part of a larger RAND study on the societal foundations of national competitiveness. The authors surveyed Chinese and Russian thinking about the qualities of nations that tend …

spirits from antiquity, as well as ideas from Taoism and imported Buddhism. The complexity and diversity


Safeguard Defenders · 28 February 2024 English

Although the defendant was still convinced of the health-promoting effects of the Falun Gong exercises, he increasingly rejected the ideological- religious superstructure and in particular the worship of the founder …

“creator of the universe,” combined elements of Taoism and Buddhism with methods of the breathing and


RSIS: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies · 25 January 2024 English

In a study of London’s Hindu and Sikh temples, Vertovec argues that “the assumed idea of the temple as a community centre can be problematic in relation to the divergent …

Singapore, focusing on seven major religions: Buddhism, Taoism, Christianity, Catholicism, Islam, Hinduism, and


UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation · 2024 French

Géoparc est riche en paysages naturels et culturels et les monts Wugong sont un lieu saint pour trois religions, dont le taoïsme


UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation · 2024 English

is a holy place for three religions, including Taoism, Buddhism, and Confucianism. The Wugongshan Geopark


Rationalist Society of Australia · 23 November 2023 English

Empirical quantitative analysis of moral stances of religious and non-religious Australians

others what you would not choose for yourself. Taoism Regard your neighbour’s gain as your own gain,


UN: The United Nations · 14 November 2023 French

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organisations internationales et des chefs religieux représentant la foi baha’ie, le bouddhisme, le christianisme, le taoïsme


Pew Research Center · 23 October 2023 English

The Chinese government closely regulates religious activity – here are 10 things to know about their policies on religion.

Catholicism, Islam, Protestantism and Daoism (also called Taoism). But authorities closely police religious activity


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