Daoism

Chinese Turn to Religion to Fill a Spiritual Vacuum

July 18, 2010

Author: Louisa Lim

Source: NPR

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=128544048

Alongside China's astonishing economic boom, an almost unnoticed religious boom has quietly been taking place.

In the country's first major survey on religious beliefs, conducted in 2006, 31.4 percent of about 4,500 people questioned described themselves as religious. That amounts to more than 300 million religious believers, an...

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Singapore Christian Church Apologizes for Comparing Taoist Beliefs to Protection Racket

June 16, 2010

Author: Alex Kennedy

Source: CJAD

Wire Service: AP

http://www.cjad.com/news/56/1154374

A Christian church in Singapore has apologized for a sermon by one of its pastors that mocked Taoist beliefs, the second such incident this year in the city-state where religious speech is closely controlled.

New Creation Church, which says it has a congregation of 20,000 worshippers, said it apologized for a sermon by Mark Ng in 2008 that...

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Singapore Taoist Federation Introduces Course to Raise Inter-Religious Understanding

February 27, 2010

Author: Dylan Loh

Source: Channel NewsAsia

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/1040336/1/.html

The Singapore Taoist Federation has started a course to promote inter-religious understanding. 

It is the first formal programme by the Federation to help people learn more about Taoism.

Taoism is more than just performing rituals at temples, and this is what the Singapore...

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Some Taoist Temples Prove All-Embracing

February 17, 2010

Author: Loa Iok-sin

Source: Taipei Times

http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2010/02/17/2003466084

Walking into the three-story Glorious Pantheons (光正萬教宮) in Chiayi City, the temple looks similar to most other Taoist temples in the nation, with elaborately decorated pillars, a traditional roof and numerous statues of deities on the altars. However, upon taking a closer look at the altar, one difference becomes clear...

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Center of Traditional Taoist Studies

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Description: The Center of Traditional Taoist Studies was founded by Sifu Alex Anatole in 1979 as the New England Center of Tao and has been at its present location on Applecrest Road in Weston since 1985. Dr. Anatole began his studies of Taoism as a child in Moscow with the...

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Nature Church Honors Divine Mother

May 11, 2009

Author: Melissa Nann Burke

Source: York Daily Record

http://ydr.inyork.com/ci_12339729

Many gave thanks in church Sunday to mom.

At the spiritually eclectic Nature Church, which attracts followers of Earth-based and nature religions, congregants also remembered the divine mother -- mother goddesses first revered by ancient cultures for qualities of motherhood, fertility or creation.

"She is the oldest, most primal, most universal of deity concepts...

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Taoist Healer Clears Away Negative Energy

February 1, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Daily Record

http://www.dailyrecord.com/article/20090201/COLUMNISTS22/902010336/1005/NEWS01

Anything that has mass or light is energy itself. So everything has energy. Not a new idea. It comes compliments of Albert Einstein.

But the concept isn't just for particle physicists. It's also for everyday people who want to be aware of the energies around and inside them, the better to...

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Taoists Launch Drive to Debunk Misconceptions of Superstitions

August 19, 2008

Author: DPA

Source: The Earth Times

http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/226580,taoists-launch-drive-to-debunk-misconceptions-of-superstitions.html

Taoists are launching a drive to debunk misconceptions that their religion is based largely on superstition, after a poll showed many young followers are switching to Christianity, leaders of the faith said Tuesday. An exhibition containing...

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