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The texts of Taoism

The texts of Taoism

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Published by Graham Brash in Singapore .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesTai shang gan ying pian.
Statementtranslated by James Legge.
ContributionsLegge, James, 1815-1897., Laozi., Zhuangzi.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 336 p. ;
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19521872M
ISBN 109971492083
LC Control Number2004336150

In the 4 th century C.E., the shaman Yang Xi began to receive visits from Taoist immortals and saints who dictated messages, poems, and book-length texts to him. The Tao Te Ching is a classic Chinese book of wisdom, said to have been written by the Taoist sage Laozi (or Lao Tzu, the "Old Master") in the 6th century BC. It is the cornerstone text in Chinese Taoism, a philosophy, religion and way of life, and is also central to Chinese Buddhism.

Taoism (däu´Ĭzəm), refers both to a Chinese system of thought and to one of the four major religions of China (with Confucianism, Buddhism, and Chinese popular religion). Philosophical Taoism The philosophical system stems largely from the Tao-te-ching, a text traditionally ascribed to Lao Tzu but probably written in the mid-3d cent. BC The Tao, in the broadest sense, is the way the. Yes, it is the Tao Te Ching. This is the most recognized book, it has 81 chapters. Other holy books of Taoism include the Daozang and the Zhuangzi which have a lot more texts.

  Religious Taoism (Daojiao) and Philosophical Taoism (Daojia) Beliefs: Pantheism - the Tao pervades all. Yin-yang - opposites make up a unity. Practices: General attitude of detachment and non-struggle, "go with the flow" of the Tao. Tai-chi, acupuncture, and alchemy to help longevity. Texts: Tao-te Ching; Chuang-tzuAdherents: 20 million specifically of Taoism (Chinese religion contains Taoist elements). The Tao Te Ching is fundamental to the Taoist school (Dàojia) of Chinese philosophy and strongly influenced other schools, such as Legalism and Neo-Confucianism. This ancient book is also central in Chinese religion, not only for Taoism (Dàojiao) but Chinese Buddhism, which when first introduced into China was largely interpreted through the.


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