Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of Taoism.

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  • n. philosophical system developed by Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu advocating a simple honest life and noninterference with the course of natural events

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Examples

  • Daoism is receiving a lot of support from the Chinese government right now.

    A Church for China

  • Daoism, which is China's only indigenous religion, is based on the Dao (or Tao), the way that underlies all in nature.

    China Real Time Report

  • A new generation of scholars has appeared who are rewriting our understandings of Daoism, which is perceived to be 'China's indigenous high religion'.

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  • Kung fu incorporates not only Buddhist philosophy, but also the philosophy of Taoism (pronounced "Daoism").

    The Transformative Powers of Kung Fu

  • Because of Daoism's “naturalistic” and anti-authoritarian ethos, its inherent focus on “ways,” the term 'Daoism' could encompass virtually any such movement or “local” religion with its familiar natural “Gods.”

    Taoism

  • Even the coining of the term creates ambiguity about what counts as 'Daoism'.

    Taoism

  • The weblog’s name 우물 안 개구리 is originally from a Chinese proverb that comes from the writings of Zhuangzi, one of the founders of what we now call Daoism In the Burton Watson translation of his Basic Writings the story behind this proverb can be found in Section 17 “Autumn Floods” on pages 107-8.

    Welcome to The Korea History Group Blog

  • We must distinguish between Zen as an historical phenomenon, and "Daoism" is the current Pinyin spelling; the older "Taoism" is generally from pre-1958 texts.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • Taoism (also known as Daoism) eventually caught on in China and Southeast Asia (e.g.,

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • But Daoism, Islam, Hinduism and Nestorian Christianity from Syria and Manichaeism from Persia also were practiced, and the Mongols showed deference for those different religions.

    NYC Exhibit Unveils Rich Treasures Of Yuan Dynasty

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