Home » Archive

Articles tagged with: Taoism

Museum »

[29 Sep 2010 | Comments Off on Changyang Tianzun Statue: Taoism Flourished in Tang Dynasty | 2,331 views]
Changyang Tianzun Statue: Taoism Flourished in Tang Dynasty

In Tang Dynasty, the royal family worshiped Taoism. Laozi was crowned as the ancestor of royal family and a major god. Taoist temples were built across the country. Therefore, Taoist statue gained great development during the time. At that time, Taoist statue had gradually formed its own unique style.

Carnival »

[18 Aug 2009 | 2 Comments | 3,658 views]
China Carnival #5: Travel tips, Silk market, Shenzhen

Welcome to the August 18, 2009 edition of china carnival. We have 6 articles this time. That’s a record high, yeah!
Katie Sorene presents Travel China Like a Pro: 7 Tips from Expert Travelers posted at Travel Blog – Tripbase, saying, “China holds a fascinating allure for adventurers all over the world. But exploring China can be daunting. Get the inside track with these top tips from expert travelers.”

Satire »

[9 Jan 2009 | Comments Off on Confucius puzzled by kids | 2,491 views]

Storyteller: Around 2,500 years ago, in ancient China, it was the time of Spring and Autumn period and Warring States period.  Although it was wrought with chaos and bloody battles, it is also known as the Golden Age of Chinese philosophy because various thoughts and ideas were developed and discussed freely, an era of great cultural and intellectual expansion in China.  There are “Hundred Schools of Thought”, and some of them don’t respect the Confucius as others do.  Here is one example.
Confucius puzzled by kids – by LieZi
Confucius was traveling …

Philosophy »

[7 Jan 2009 | Comments Off on The Butterfly Dream | 2,050 views]

Storyteller: This is a serious but romantic philosophy story. It’s about a dream of Taoism Master – Zhuangzi. I am a  fan of Taoism philosophy. So starting with this one can give me some good luck, hopefully.
The Butterfly Dream:
Once Zhuangzi dreamt he was a butterfly, a butterfly flitting and fluttering around, happy with himself and doing as he pleased. He didn’t know he was Zhuangzi. Suddenly he woke up and there he was, solid and unmistakable Zhuangzi. But he didn’t know if he was Zhuangzi who had dreamt he was …