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.
- 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.
- Super-humans or "perfected persons" that are worshiped or emulated by Taoists