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A Chinese philosophy based on the writings of Lao-tzu, advocating humility and religious piety.
- ‘The Taoism that most people would be familiar with would centre on a text known as The Book of the Way and its Power or some form of that.’
- ‘Confucianism, Taoism, and shamanism have also influenced Japanese religion.’
- ‘Chinese Indonesians brought Buddhism to Indonesia, along with Taoism and Confucianism.’
- ‘The revival of Confucius mirrors the return of other traditional belief systems and religions such as Taoism and Buddhism.’
- ‘Zen is a synthesis of Indian Buddhism and Chinese Taoism.’
- ‘The Chinese philosophy of Taoism looked inward, seeking harmony with nature.’
- ‘The Vietnamese people adhere to a syncretic religious tradition that is a mixture of Mahayana Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism.’
- ‘In the Mahayana school, Buddhism incorporated Chinese Taoism and eventually evolved into Ch'an, or better yet known as Zen in Japan.’
- ‘Most Chinese residents practice Chinese folk religion which is an amalgam of Taoism, Buddhism, and ancestor worship.’
- ‘The guqin music was also influenced by Chinese philosophies including Confucianism and Taoism.’
- ‘In terms of the philosophy of Taoism, those who seek to enslave others in such a manner have most definitely departed from the ‘way’.’
- ‘Confucianism blamed Taoist philosophy of escapism, while Taoism responded by deeming Confucianism as escapist from one's true nature.’
- ‘The roots of Japanese mythology are in the Shinto religion, in Taoism and in Zen Buddhism alike.’
- ‘Buddhism coexisted with archaic Hinduism in India and Sri Lanka, Taoism and Confucianism in China, the Bon religion in Tibet, and Shinto in Japan.’
- ‘He was an ordained Episcopal priest who wrote a great deal about Taoism (and Eastern philosophy in general).’
- ‘In the spiritual traditions of China, Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism, practices and disciplines for refinement of the spirit are common.’
- ‘Historically, Buddhism reached different regions at different times, and its evolution has been eclectic, often mingling with Taoism and Confucianism.’
- ‘The goal of Taoism is to live in harmony with nature by learning to balance the complementary forces of Yin and Yang which are believed to pervade the universe.’
- ‘As I came from a Yang Ban family, I had an interest in Taoism, Chundoism and Christianity.’
- ‘Later I read about other religions and found that Taoism most closely reflected my own beliefs, but I wasn't drawn to it.’
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