Lao Tzu (Taoism) -Lorena&Brody (Lao Tzu ( (China was at war all…
Lao Tzu (Taoism) -Lorena&Brody
He wrote a book named the Dao De Jing. This book contained his thoughts and beliefs on the world.
He believed everyone had rights so he created a religion called Taoism which is about positive and active attitude.
Lao Tzu may not have been an actual person. It is believed that there were many people who wrote the Dao De Jing.
He hated the idea that a person should have a role since birth.
He lived in China during 6th Century BC.
China was at war all the time in that period.
Lao Tzu was born during a period in time called the "The Warring States" Where China was separated by states controlled by lords.
Yin and Yang
Yin & Yang are two opposing forces the present in all of nature :recycle:
Yang stands for- light,warmth,active,generation,and heaven.
Yin stands for -dark,cold,negative,growth,and below.
This is because it is the darker part of the Yin Yang sign,this sign reflects a culture of good and evil
Many people (especially in Western countries) tend to separate ideas in nature into opposites like good and evil, black and white, or life and death.
The image above is called, "The Taste Testers" where each person is tasting the vinegar.
Taoism and Daoism are the same religion, just spelled differently.
Taoism/Daoism was first accepted in some parts of China and had reflected earlier philosophies and legends.
In Daoism, meditation and tuning into nature are the most important rituals.
Aside from Laozi’s writings in the Daodejing, the philosophy of Daoism is based on the ideas of
other people who accepted and spread the teachings of Daoism.
Random facts about Lao Tzu
It is believed that Confucius and the Buddha new each other and had met before, but Lao Tzu had never met either.
To this day many people still practice the ways of the Dao.
Confucius and Lao Tzu were believed to have lived around the same time.