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TAOISM

A man named Laotze created Taoism in the 6th century. Fellow Taoists believe that the "Tao" is a guide to the principle of truth and reality through a life of simplicity. The forces of "yin" (feminine, weak, dark, and passive) and "yang" (masculine, bright, activity and heaven) determine the events of the world.

Where these two forces ("yin" and "yang") achieve perfect harmony and balance, there is "Tao".
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Taoist Deity

Teachings of Laotze are all contained in the book of "Tao Teh Ching". This entire book or sutra is just more than 5000 words. The eighty-one chapters of this work provide practical solutions to the problems facing a mundane and troubled world.

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Complete harmony with "Tao" leads to immortality, as was achieved by the "Eight Immortals" who made their home in the sacred mountains of China.
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For most Chinese people, the "Eight Immortals" represented eight factors in their daily life: men and women, old and young, the rich and the poor, the noble and the lowly. Special halls were dedicated to the Eight Immortals in most Taoist temples.
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Taoist Deity
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Three famous Taoist temples in Hong Kong are Ching Chung Koon Temple in Tuen Mun, Wong Tai Sin Temple, Yuen Yuen Institute in Tsuen Wan.
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The search for immortality has given Chinese people a deep regard for longetivity since, in older age, an individual shall have the experience and the freedom from distraction that will bring closer to "Tao".
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Taoist Deity
Taoist Deity
Gardens represent an attempt to recreate the beauty, balance and grandeur of nature in miniature, according to the principles of "yin" and "yang".
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