In Taoism, the concepts of the Tao and chi are believed to be beyond the understanding of most people.
Chinese Taoism involves the use of breathing techniques to enter a meditative state and to modify the body's energy state in order to enter an astral plane.
People who teach OBE travel cover a wide range of beliefs and practices, including Reiki, Hinduism, Gnostics, Taoism and many Native American rituals.
Historians note that the Chinese religion of Taoism also introduced the concept in about 300 B.C.
Taoism philosophizes that every action creates an opposite reaction and the only way to be in harmony with this process is through an acceptance of all things.
Taoism teaches that while you cannot fully express the concept or fullness of the Tao, you certainly can understand what it is and recognize its essence.
(2) Taoism promises immortality as the reward of merit.
Neither Taoism nor Confucianism, indeed, makes this claim.
12 a religion,"Confucianism and Taoism, while the" heterodox (sic),"Buddhism especially, is" partly tolerated, but generally forbidden, and even cruelly persecuted "(Chantepie de la Saussaye, Religionsgeschichte, i.
National Nomistic (nomothetic) Religious Communions (Taoism and Confucianism,Brahmanism, Jainism, Mazdeism, Mosaism and Judaism, the two last already passing into 2).