“San-Zhang” are the “Three Barriers” that prevent one from attaining higher Daoist achievement. They are the barrier by Evils, the barrier by one’s Sin, and the barrier by disasters. The barrier by Evils originates fromRead more
What are “San-Ye”, “Liu-Gen” and “Liu-Chen”?
“San-Ye” means three sins. They are the sins committed by the body, the sins committed by the mouth, and the sins committed by the mind. “Liu-Gen” are the six perceptual organs.Read more
What is “San-Jie, Shi-Fang”?
“San-Jie” literally means “Three Realms”. From the prospective of time the Three Realms are the Realm of Wu-Ji, the Realm of Tai-Ji, and the Realm of Terrestrial.Read more
Why does Daoism promote the concept of “Bu-Zheng”?
“Bu-Zheng” means “Do not compete”. The concept in Daoism actually means one should follow the rules of nature and do not compete forcefully without proper cause.Read more
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What is Quan-Zhen Daoism?
Founded in 12th century during the early Jin Dynasty by Wang Chong Yang. Later in Yuan Dynasty (12 – 13th century ) it became one of the two major sects of Daoism ever since. WangRead more
What are the Three Treasures in Daoism?
Originally, the “Three Treasures” refers to the three highest Divine in Heaven: Yuqing or Tianbao Heavenly Lord, Shangqing or Lingbao Heavenly Lord, and Taiqing or Shenbao Heavenly Lord.Read more
What are Daoism and its basic beliefs?
Daoism/Taoism believes in Dao/Tao, and that is what gives Daoism its name. The main activities of Daoism include learning, self cultivating and practicing Dao in order to help others. Daoism was initiated by Yellow EmperorRead more
What is Dao and De?
Dao as taught by Laozi, is the core concept of Daoism religion. It takes purity and tranquility as goals, emptiness and great void as its foundation, softness and humility as tools. Dao is considered theRead more