Fast Facts on Taoism
Taoist statistics, history, beliefs and practices at a glance.
Taoism; Taoist; Daoism; taoïsme; Taoísmo
20 million specifically of Taoism (Chinese religion contains Taoist elements)
Based on teachings of Lao-Tzu, c. 550 BC, China.
Religious Taoism (Daojiao) and Philosophical Taoism (Daojia)
Pantheism - the Tao pervades all. Yin-yang - opposites make up a unity.
General attitude of detachment and non-struggle, "go with the flow" of the Tao. Tai-chi, acupuncture, and alchemy to help longevity.
Kojiki (Records of Ancient Matters); Nihon-gi (Chronicles of Japan)
|Title||Fast Facts on Taoism|
|Published||March 11, 2015|
|Updated||November 20, 2016|
|MLA Citation||“Fast Facts on Taoism.” ReligionFacts.com. 20 Nov. 2016. Web. Accessed 21 Jan. 2017. <www.religionfacts.com/|