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Taoism 6th grade ssi

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John Price

on 11 March 2013

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Seeking "The Way" Who was Lao Tzu? Sacred Text A Few Quick Facts Lao Tzu was a Chinese
thinker and philosopher
who is credited with founding Taoism. His name, Lao Tzu, literally
translates into "ancient child " or "ancient master." Some scholars believe Lao Tzu to be nothing more than a legend or a myth. The sacred text of Taoism is known as the
Tao-te-Ching (Dow de jing). It is a book of
81 writings or short poems from an ancient
Chinese sage named Lao Tzu. These 81 poems
cover everything from political views
to day to day life of average citizens. Taoism takes its name from the word Tao, which means "the Way." Taoism An introduction to Taoism What is Taoism? Tao-ism
A Chinese Philosophy based on the writings of Lao tzu, advocating humility and religious piety (religious devotion). Taoism or Daoism? Is it Daoism and Taoism are both the same. Daoism is just a
More modern
translation Tao Dao Taoism began during the Zhou period, around the same time as Confucianism. Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism all coexisted around the same time. Each belief drew inspiration and influence from the others. Who was the
toughest & most famous Taoist EVER? Enter the Dragon One of Taoism's core beliefs is that all people should be one with nature.....like this guy Yin-Yang Symbol This symbol demonstrates the Taoist idea of the balance of opposites. Yin-Yang represents the dark side & the sunny side of the hill. Within each side of the symbol is a small circle of opposite color, this represents that neither side can exist without the other. Traits associated with Taoist believed that a
King or ruler was a man in
harmony with the Tao. He
would govern so effortlessly
that the people would
not realize they were
being governed. Taoist believed people should not interfere with nature or each other. They should be like water and just go with the flow, the natural way. Taoist believed we were all a part of nature. All animals, humans alike, were considered equal. Taoist believe we should all get along and live in harmony, with nature and each other........kinda like this guy.......
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