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taoism as religion

Is Taoism a Religion?

Originally a Chinese philosophy, Taoism is gaining popular in the West and the rest of the world, and has been widely embraced as a way of life. Tao Te Ching, the best-known Taoist classic, has become the most translated text, second only to the Bible. Is Taoism a religion? The answer is yes and no. […]


What is the Tao?

Although Tao cannot be described, a definition however vague is going to be helpful if you want to engage Tao as a way of life. Tao is pronounced as ‘dao’, and written in Chinese as 道, and means literally “the path” or “the way.” It is what Taoism is all about, but the concept is […]