Confucius, Buddha and Lao-Tzu
A Qing Dynasty print showing Confucius presenting Gautama Buddha to the philosopher Lao-Tzu.
Chinese philosopher Dogen (1200-1253 CE)
Dogen's One Bright Pearl & the Neo-Confucian Pattern
The concept of Oneness is expressed repeatedly in philosophical works both in the east and west. Whether one is reading...
A page illustrating the various hexagrams used with the I-Ching (c. 1150-1250 BCE), or Book of Changes. This book is still...
Lao-Tzu (also known as Laozi or Lao-Tze) was a Chinese philosopher credited with founding the philosophical system...
A monumental statue at Mt. Qingyuan of Lao-Tzu, the Chinese philosopher who lived c. 500 BCE and who is credited with founding...
Legalism in ancient China was a philosophical belief that human beings are more inclined to do wrong than right because...
A wooden figurine of the Chinese scholar and philospher Lu Dongbin. He was elevated to immortal status by followers...
From the Yang Xin Dian (Hall of Mental Cultivation) in the Forbidden City in Beijing, constructed in 1537 CE. Eight emperors...
Mencius (372-289 BCE) also known as Mang-Tze or Mang-Tzu, was a Confucian philosopher born Mang Ko in the state of Zhou...