RLST 110

13 views4 pages
21 Mar 2012
School
Course

For unlimited access to Class Notes, a Class+ subscription is required.

Notes for RLST 110 (61) for Tues. March.20th/12 1
#7 Notes: Religious Daoism
-Religious Daoism is a part of the whole thing the same way that the human sacrifice is the same
for Christians
I. Origins @ least by 440 C.E. b/c by then it was adopted as one of the Chinese religions
II. Heavenly Masters:
a) Yellow Turban Movement was a movement to overthrow the emperor -184 C.E.
-eschatological
-preached that the present world was going to end and that the messiah was going to come and
that the Peace Movement was going to come
-Classic of Great Peace was put into the Cannon
b) a pec is 1¼ of a bushel aka way of the Heavenly Masters
-eschatological
-libationers
-Purist style: strict morality-ex. the pastor would stand on an extremely high pulpit, and look
down over the congregation as they read out the accusations of the congregation members that
the moral police reported
-souls of dead rites
-sexual dance
III. Quest for Immortality the future the end time->talk about an end time that we would be a
part of
-take the scripture literally
-order/purify/build chi/qi->only way to live eternally is to maximize ur chi
->Ways to do this:
a) Inner Alchemy= combining 2 things to produce something, ex. combining 2 metals together
1) Breath control-the kind of breath control that controls ur chi aka womb breathing->inner
breathing no external breathing b/c all the stuff u need is inside .: u don‟t need to breath in
external air or anything from ur surroundings
-breath as quietly as possible at all times
Unlock document

This preview shows page 1 of the document.
Unlock all 4 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in

Get access

Grade+
$10 USD/m
Billed $120 USD annually
Homework Help
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
40 Verified Answers
Study Guides
1 Booster Class
Class+
$8 USD/m
Billed $96 USD annually
Homework Help
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
30 Verified Answers
Study Guides
1 Booster Class