QUOTE(lshsl @ Oct 18 2017, 10:36 PM)
Tao - (in Chinese philosophy) the absolute principle underlying the universe, combining within itself the principles of yin and yang and signifying the way, or code of behavior, that is in harmony with the natural order. The interpretation of Tao in the Tao-te-Ching developed into the philosophical religion of Taoism.
Taoism also known as Daoism, is a religious or philosophical tradition of Chinese origin which emphasizes living in harmony with the Tao.
Tao is not religion.Tao reveals the secret of universe.
Taoism is religion. Taoists are persons seek and practice the Tao. They also formed a religion called Taoism.
in Malaysia today u can't find any "purity" Chinese religion because the history of Chinese travel all the way to here , after so many decade all are mixed up , u see many Buddhist families house with " Guan yu" it is not legit a Buddhist all are mixed with folk religion and many Taoism, yes some small praying societies or group still practice origin Taoism, and Taoism has many branches or practice, Confucian is one of it, funeral ceremony are common to see Chinese use Taoism or Buddhist.
Feng Shui suppose are one of the ancient knowledge that was done by long term observing the sky star and analyze the environment that are easy and able to learn by normal ppl, nowdays mostly the Feng Shui sifu relate it to Tao tools like " Ba Gua", Chrystal or statue or even some will sell amulet for add on income
below are Federation Of Taoist Associations Malaysia - FTAM websitehttp://taoismmalaysia.gbs2u.com/bd/index3....14536852&idno=1This post has been edited by bereev: Oct 19 2017, 08:22 AM