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11 Religions of Ancient Origin

Religion Facts

Taoism emphasizes spiritual harmony within the individual, complementing Confucianism's focus on social duty. The two great Chinese belief systems were founded at about the same time and continue to exist side-by-side in today's China.

Taoism in Brief

Taoism, also known as Daoism, is an indigenous Chinese religion often associated with the Daode jing (Tao Te Ching), a philosophical and political text purportedly written by Laozi (Lao Tzu) sometime in the 3rd or 4th centuries B.C.E. 

Motions of the Tao

This colourful documentary examines the traditional Taoist practices taught by Fung Loy Kok. The programme explores how Taoist spirituality is rooted in the cultivation of health through the transformation of the body, mind and spirit. 

Chinese Religions