Recommended Links

Here are a list of Taoism & other sites that I would recommend. Each one has its own strengths in terms of scholarship, practicality, aesthetics or energy. I've also tossed in a few links to for some highly recommended books

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Tao: The Watercourse Way
"A remarkable book because of Alan Watts's talent for communicating Eastern ways of thought ... not only the last of his works, but the best.... This book is a 'must.'"-- Shambhala Review.

Tai Chi Paintings, by Assi Ben Porat A unique site that contains paintings and chinese ink drawings, influenced by the art of Tai Chi Chuan.

Tao Information
Screensaver, desktop theme, translation, comments and context for Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching. A very attractive wood and stone theme makes this a great place to visit.

Taoism and the Philosophy of Tai Chi Chuan
A summary of the growth of Taoism and information on deities and major figures in both religious and philosophical Taoism; connection of Taoism with Tai Chi. A well-organized site.

Daoism in Brief: Lao Zi and the Dao De Jing
Some whimsical thoughts on the ol' boy.

Chinese Philosophy Pages
Dr. Chad Hansen's site of interpretive theory of Classical Chinese philosophy focusing on Taoism. The site also contains his writings about Confucianism, Mohism, Legalism, Asian values, human rights and rule of law.

China, Taoism and Religions
Taoism as a philosophy, a religion and the basis for Chinese medicine.

Taoism Religion
Extensive site with coverage of many spiritual paths.
From their site: "You want to learn about the Tao or you already know a lot, but you need more..." Well, go visit.

Explanation of Taoism as the Way. Covers both ancient and modern Taoism.

The Abode of the Eternal Tao
A collection of information on contemporary Taoism from the publisher of The Empty Vessel magazine.

I Ching Bookmarks
Zillions of links to I Ching sites, daoism, taoism, tao, etc.





12 Step Recovery & Sprituality Books and gifts
Posters, medallions, tapes, Kwan Yin statues... A nice synergy of substance abuse recovery with Eastern Spirituality. Order online, or visit the store in Burien, Washington.

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The Tao of Leadership
John Heider applies the 81 chapters of the Tao Te Ching to being an effective leader. Highly recommended!

Spiritual writing, poetry, quotations and song lyrics can be found in abundance at Allspirit. From Advaita to Zen, ancient to contemporary, there is something here for everybody.

From this site:
"the wonderful thing is
when clearly seen
the ego is annihilated
in the manner of
never having been there"

How could've I missed before all the colors of blue that are at this site....

Jade Dragon Online
Feature articles on martial arts, Asian philosophy, holistic health, doing business in Asia, the Asian-American experience, and much, much more!

China Index
A web site of the China market: Agriculture, Art, Business, Medication, Education, Environment, Food, Info, People, Politics, Travel.

Remember the last scene of Shane, when he rides off on his horse into oblivion? Turns out that's just a remake of Lao Tzu's exit from Chinese civilization on a yak. Visit Yakrider for more adventures, including a comic strip, daily thoughts, essays and music. "Come back LaoTzu, come back...."

The Reluctant Messenger
From this website: "The reason we can't reconcile the theory of evolution with the Genesis account of creation... is because of one simple yet key piece of information...." What's the key piece? Go find out.


This is a good site to bookmark and visit for the Daily Meditation Quotes, such as this one from Sri Ramana Maharshi: "We loosely talk of Self-realization, for lack of a better term. But how can one realize or make real that which alone is real. When we stop regarding the unreal as real, then reality alone will remain, and we will be that."

The Big View
"Buddhism, Albert Einstein, Greek Philosophy, space-time, the philosophical consequences of relativity and quantum physics, past life analysis, Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching, mind & consciousness." All this and mastery of the greyscale, too.

A Bookstore for the Healing Arts
Recommendations for spirituality books. Go, buy!

Linda Angelis
A beautiful site with taoism inspired music.

Very cool directory of eclectic sites.

Garden, Landscape Design & Business Software for Gardeners
An attractive garden and landscaping software package from Tao Herb Farms.

Human Resources Consulting, PCSi
Looking for the tao of management? Mike Murphy is a guru of human resources management consulting in Indianapolis, Indiana. From pre-employment screening and benefits review to supervisor training and opinion surveys, he's your guy. Be sure to check out his human resources management articles.

Autographed by Author
What a charming idea! Personally autographed books by authors.

Body Mind Spirit Magazine
Besides the body, the mind and the spirit what else is there? So, for all you'll ever need, visit this site from the wild reaches of Saskatchewan.

Spirit Search

Extensive links!


"There's no place like Om, there's no place like Om, Toto." The Conscious Living Directory.

Religious Movements Homepage

"Religions and human cultures are constantly being renewed and invigorated. This site describes how religious groups emerge, grow, stagnate, reinvigorate themselves, and sometimes die."

From the kind folks at All American Family who state "in my world, including my hopes and desires, my religion stands for peace in the world." Amen to that.


Om Sakthi Spiritual Movement. Information on World Religions, Religion News, Discussion Board, Essays.

Psychology of Religion
Focuses on the psychological impact of spirituality by Dr. Michael Nielsen.

Daily Inspiration
Another nice site to bookmark and visit often.

A friendly site with a positive ambiance.

Spirit Network
Spirituality, esoteric, paranormal, wellness.

United Religions Initiative
Their purpose is to promote enduring interfaith cooperation, to end religiously motivated violence and to create cultures of peace, justice and healing.



(verified, march 28, 2005)