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The Art of War glosses

10 fields of strategy covered by Sun Tzu's principles, glossed by author in order to show their relation to modern business strategy. (Slideshare)


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Naturalistic Pantheism and Philosophical Taoism « Naturalistic ...

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Best known for the Yin Yang symbol and the art of Tai Chi, Taoism is an ancient Chinese religion based upon the 6th Century writings of Lao Tzu, recorded in the Dao De Jing. There are two strands of Taoism – Philosophical ...

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Spanish Body Parts for Beginners – A Video for Kids » Spanish Playground

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Spanish body parts are easy to learn with this video. As the parts of the body are added to a figure, the words are clearly pronounced and the text is on the screen. An easy and fun way to learn 12 new words in Spanish!

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Two Spanish Ebooks from Storybird

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Two ebooks in Spanish for children have familiar vocabulary about weather, friends, seasons and common activities. Simple text and beautiful art.

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Fit in 7 minutes? It is science!

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An article in the May-June issue of the American College of Sports Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal lays out...

 

"There's very good evidence" that high-intensity interval training provides "many of the fitness benefits of prolonged endurance training but in much less time," says Chris Jordan, the director of exercise physiology at the Human Performance Institute in Orlando, Fla., and co-author of the article.


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Onmyodo - Taoism in Japan

Japanese Taoist Practices.


Taoism first came to Japan during the sixth century A.D. though, while elements of both 'Religious Taoism' and at a later date, 'Philosophical Taoism' have had an unmistakable influence on Japanese religion, Taoism as a distinct, institutional tradition, never really gained a following amongst the Japanese people.

However, beliefs concerning the 'Taoist Immortals' and Taoist Paradises were 'adopted-in' to various streams of Japanese folk belief and mythology, along with Taoist mystical and medicinal practices.

For example, the koshin-machi, a popular Japanese all-night vigil undertaken as part of a longevity disciplines, is based on Taoist belief.

Also, elements of Taoist magic exist in Shinto practice, and more noticeably in the mountain-centred ascetic disciplines of Shugendo.

But probably the most important expression of Taoism in Japan was the ritualistic tradition known as onmyodo.

Central to onmyodo were the disciplines of astrology and Taoist Five-Element theory.

In onmyodo philosophy there was no particular concern with (or belief in) life after death. It's primary focus was on the identification and avoidance of troubles and disharmonies in the here-and-now. Through an understanding of the natural laws of the universe, and through the application of ritualistic practice based on yin-yang/five-element theory, onmyodo sought to bring order to a world perceived as being, in the main, completely chaotic.

Originally, onmyodo was closely aligned with the Imperial Household, and matters of state.....


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Cyrena & Chloe's curator insight, October 27, 2014 4:04 PM

Religion: this article displays the religion of Taoism  when it first came into the country of Japan.Taoism became a part of japan during the six century A.D. Although Taoism is a different religion, it is very similar as the main religion of Japan, Shintoism. 

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Religious Taoism Vs. Philosophical Taoism - Opposing Views

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It traces its roots to China's Shamanistic past, drawing from these ancient traditions and their worship of the spirits of nature.

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The Evolution of Yoga - Infographic

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Curious about how the practice we now refer to as "hata yoga" came about?  In fact, the history of yoga as a spiritual practice stems back more than 15,000 years!

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Online Spanish Color Game – Sequence from Spanishspanish

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A fun way to learn the Spanish colors. Kids see and hear a sequence and try to repeat if by clicking on the correct colors. Easy game with excellent audio.

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