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Glossary of Taoism

Definitions of terms related to Taoism.

This glossary of Taoism provides definitions of terms related to Taoism, with links to full articles where available.

Immortals
Super-humans or "perfected persons" that are worshiped or emulated by Taoists
Tao
Central principle of Taoism and is highly influential throughout Chinese thought. It is the ultimate reality and the eternal principle. It has no characteristics, but contains within it all potentiality and all opposites. Thus yin and yang, yu and wu (being and not-being), and all other dual realities exist within the Tao.

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Title Glossary of Taoism
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Last UpdatedNovember 18, 2016
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MLA Citation “Glossary of Taoism.” ReligionFacts.com. 18 Nov. 2016. Web. Accessed 25 Feb. 2017. <www.religionfacts.com/taoism/glossary>

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