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Nightmare Essay

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TaoismTaoism: The Origin of the ReligionA. Lao Tzu1. Name Meaning "Old master"2. Known as the Founder of Philosophical Taoism3. Wrote Tao Te ChingB. Chuang Tzu1. Second Founder of Taoism 2. Life is Shrouded in MysteryC. No Actual Origin1. Real Founder and Founding date are unknownTaoist PhilosophyA. The Tao1. Yin and Yang2. Understood as "Everythingness"3. Originates from The Tao Te ChingTaoist BeliefsA. Ch'i1. Fundamental ...view middle of the document...

Acceptance of Life and Death2. Mere Aspects of RealityC. Purpose of Life1. Attaining ImmortalityD. Deities1. Hongjun Laozu2. Three Pure ones3. Guan Shengdi4. Eight Immortals5. Yellow Emperor6. Li Hong7. Xiwangmu8. Jade Emperor9. Chang'eTaoist Practices and PreceptsA. The Five Precepts1. Came from "The Ultra Elder Supreme Elder Lord's Script of Precepts"B. Meditation and Yoga1. Coincides with Elements of Concentration, Mindfulness, Contemplation, and VisualizationC. Jiao the Ritual1. Thanking of DeitiesMajor Taoist HolidaysA. The Lantern Festival1. Celebrates First Full Moon of the YearB. Tomb Sweeping Day1. Originated in Tang Dynasty2. Created by Emperor XuanzongC. Dragon Boat Festival1. Originated in Zhou Dynasty2. Created in Honor of Qu YuanD. Chinese New Year1. Main Religious Holiday in China2. Also a Confucian and Buddhist HolidayE. Hungry Ghost Festival1. Also a Buddhist Celebration2. Many Aspects Originate From Chinese Folk ReligionThe Taoists Role in Society and View of SocietyA. Renouncement of Society1. Following "The Tao"2. Inner WorldB. Politics1. Liberal Values2. "Leftist" PrinciplesC. Local Community1. Temples2. MonksTaoism and Western Religions

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