What is Daoism?

One of the main religious traditions in China - Daoism - is the subject of this video. We go deep into the origins, main writings and later development of the religion, and its connection to other traditions.



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A special thank you to Bertrand Linet who generously allowed me to use his footage in this video. Link to his original:  


 • Taoist temple ceremony in Malaysia. 

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Other videos used:



The Winged Ward:  


 • Yu Lan The Hungry Ghost Festival 

Jee Sifu Taoism:  


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 • MEDICAL HALL • Traditional Chinese Me... 

Tai Chi video by "Videvo"



Sources/Further Reading:



Komjathy, Louis (2013). "The Daoist Tradition: An Introduction". Bloomsbury Academic.




Lao Tzu (2013). "Tao Te Ching - A New Translation. Translated by William Scott Wilson. Shambala Publications. Hackett Publishing Co, Inc.



Zhuangzi (2008). "Zhuangzi - The Essential Texts: With Translations from Traditional Commentaries". Translated by Brook Ziporyn.



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