Taoism

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Taoism
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2013-04-12 00:25:54
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  1. tao/dao
    ineffable way; ultimate source of the universe
  2. tao te ching
    holy text
  3. te/de
    power or virtue
  4. lao tzu
    legendary founder of taoism; name means "old master"
  5. chang tzu
    taoism second founder of taoism; second most important scripture
  6. Taiping jing
    scripture of great peace
  7. sandong
    the 3 caverns of scripture
  8. kuei
    dark sprits
  9. yin
    negative force of nature; passive, dark, feminine, earthly
  10. yang
    positive force in nature, active, light, masculine, heavenly
  11. pantheism
    universe is a manifestation of the the tao
  12. wu wei
    non-action
  13. yi dao wei ben
    life over the immaterial
  14. zi ran qui lu
    the rhythm of nature or the cycles of life
  15. tian tao
    the way of heavenly things, or the way to the gods
  16. ziran
    naturalness or spontaneity
  17. wu hua
    the transformation of all things
  18. qi/chi
    vital energy
  19. zhenren
    sage or genuine person
  20. daoshi
    taoist priest
  21. yangsheng
    nourishing life
  22. xin
    the heart

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