Taoist cosmology
Taoism (or Daoism) is a philosophical, ethical or religious tradition of Chinese origin that emphasizes living in harmony with the Tao (also romanized as Dao). The term Tao means "way", "path" or "pri...
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The hidden meanings of yin and yang - John Bellaimey - YouTube
Aug 2, 2013 ... View full lesson here: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-hidden-meanings-of-yin-and- yang-john-bellaimey The ubiquitous yin-yang symbol holds its ...
Chinese alchemy
Chinese alchemy is a Chinese culture approach to alchemy, a part of the larger tradition of Taoist body-spirit cultivation developed from the traditional Chinese understanding of medicine and the body...
Taoism
Taoism (or Daoism) is a philosophical, ethical, political and religious tradition of Chinese origin that emphasizes living in harmony with the Tao (also romanized as Dao). The term Tao means "way", ...
Taoism - Wikipedia
Tian
Tiān is one of the oldest Chinese terms for heaven and a key concept in Chinese mythology, philosophy, and religion. During the Shang Dynasty (17–11th centuries BCE), the Chinese called their su...
Symbolic stars
In Chinese astrology, the symbolic stars (Chinese: Shen Sha 神煞, pinyin: shén shā) represent different relations of the specific positions and interactions of the heavenly stems and earthly branches. ...
Feng shui
Feng shui (/ˌfɛŋ ˈʃuːi/; /fʌŋ ʃweɪ/;pinyin: fēng shuǐ, [fɤ́ŋ ʂwèi]) is a Chinese philosophical system of harmonizing everyone with the surrounding environment. The term feng shui literally transla...
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Qigong
Qigong, qi gong, chi kung, or chi gung (simplified Chinese: 气功; traditional Chinese: 氣功; pinyin: qìgōng; Wade–Giles: chi gong; literally: "Life Energy Cultivation") is a practice o...
King Wen sequence
The King Wen sequence (Chinese: 文王卦序) is an arrangement of the sixty-four divination figures in 易經 Yì Jīng, the I Ching or Book of Changes. They are called hexagrams in English because each figure...
Nei Jing
In advanced traditional Chinese kung fu (martial arts), Neijing (Traditional Chinese: 內勁; pinyin: nèijìng) refers to the conscious control of the practitioner's qi, or "life energy", to gain advantage...
Taoism and death
There is significant scholarly debate about the Taoist understanding of death. The process of death itself is described as shijie or "release from the corpse", but what happens after is described var...
Wen Wang Gua
Wen Wang Gua (Chinese: 文王卦; pinyin: Wén Wáng Guà) is a method of interpreting the results of I Ching divination that was first described in writing by Jing Fang (78–37 BC) in Han dynasty China...
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Tao
Tao or Dao (/taʊ/, /daʊ/; Chinese: 道; pinyin:  Dào ) is a Chinese concept signifying 'way', 'path', 'route', or sometimes more loosely, 'doctrine' or 'principle'. Within the context ...
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Tie ban shen shu
Tie Ban Shen Shu (in Simplified: 铁板神数; Traditional: 鐵板神數; Pinyin: Tiě Bǎn Shén Shù = iron plate spiritual numerology) is an ancient form of divination from China, which is still in use in China, Taiwa...
Da Liu Ren
Da Liu Ren (Chinese: 大六壬 pinyin: dàliùrén) is a form of Chinese calendrical astrology dating from (at least) the later Warring States period.Along with the divination methods Qi Men Dun Jia 奇门遁甲 a...
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Zi wei dou shu
Zi Wei Dou Shu ( Purple Star Astrology ) is a form of fortune-telling in Chinese culture. It remains one of the most well-respected processes for laying out "The Destiny Path" or "Fate".
In anci...
Diyu
Diyu (Sanskrit: नरक "Naraka") is the realm of the dead or "hell" in Chinese mythology. It is loosely based on a combination of the Buddhist concept of Naraka, traditional Chinese beliefs about the aft...
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Bagua
The bagua (Chinese: 八卦; literally: "eight symbols") are eight trigrams used in Taoist cosmology to represent the fundamental principles of reality, seen as a range of eight interrelated concep...
Neidan
Neidan, or internal alchemy (simplified Chinese: 內丹术; traditional Chinese: 內丹術; pinyin: nèidān shù), is an array of esoteric doctrines and physical, mental, and spiritual practices that Ta...
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Taiji
Often shortened to t'ai chi, taiji or tai chi in English usage, T'ai chi ch'uan or tàijíquán is an internal Chinese martial art practised for both its defense training and its health benefits. It is a...
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Four Pillars of Destiny
Four Pillars of Destiny is a Chinese, Japanese and Korean conceptual term describing the four components that supposedly create a person's destiny or fate. The four components within the moment of bi...
Qi Men Dun Jia
Qi Men Dun Jia (simplified: 奇门遁甲; traditional: 奇門遁甲; pinyin: Qí Mén Dùn Jiǎ = wondrous door hides jia) is an ancient form of divination from China, which is still in use in China, Taiwan, Singapore an...
Qi Men Dun Jia - Wikipedia
Taijitu
The taijitu (Traditional Chinese: 太極圖; Simplified Chinese: 太极图; Pinyin: tàijítú; Wade-Giles: t'ai⁴chi²t'u²; rough English translation: “diagram of supreme ultimate”) is a Chinese symbol for the conc...
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Chinese Buddhism
Chinese Buddhism (Han-Chinese Buddhism) has played an extremely prominent and dynamic role in Buddhist history, particularly in East Asia. Over the course of approximately two thousand years, Buddhist...
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Three Treasures (traditional Chinese medicine)
The Three Treasures or Three Jewels (Chinese: 三寶; pinyin: sānbǎo; Wade–Giles: san-pao) are theoretical cornerstones in traditional Chinese medicine and practices such as Neidan, Qigong, an...
Tai Yi Shen Shu
Tai Yi Shen Shu (simplified Chinese: 太乙神数; traditional Chinese: 太乙神數; pinyin: Tài Yǐ Shén Shù) is one of the three 三式 predictive arts from China, the others being Da Liu Ren and Qi Men Dun...
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Neoconfucianism
Neo-Confucianism (simplified Chinese: 宋明理学; traditional Chinese: 宋明理學; pinyin: Sòng-Míng Lǐxué often shortened to 理學) is a moral, ethical, and metaphysical Chinese philosophy influenced by...
Neoconfucianism - Wikipedia