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Taoism or Daoism is a philosophy based on the Tao, or "the way." An ancient Chinese religion, it still thrives today.

Chinese Mythology/Religion
Your About Guide to Ancient/Classical History gives you a primer on what people in ancient China believed about themselves, their surroundings, and their destinies. What you find may surprise you.

A Brief Description of Taoism
Taoism in a nutshell. Get the basics here.

The Daily Tao
This site shares a Taoist thought each day. It also includes a good list of other Taoist sites.

The Philosophy of Taoism
This site includes some description of the Taoist philosophy, as well as a little about Lao Tzu, the founder of Taoism.

Tao Quest
Another good explanation of Taoism and its importance in daily living. This site has a good focus on such Taoist topics as Meditation and Nondoing.

Lao Tzu: Father of Taoism
Excellent introduction to the life of Lao Tzu and his famous philosophy, Taoism. The illustrations, writing, and presentation--all are well done!

Tao Te Ching
This site focuses on the Tao Te Ching, the book of Taoist philosophy that is one of the most famous books ever written. The book has been translated into English.

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