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Dokyo (from Chinese Tao-chiao, "Teaching of the Way"), popular or religious
Taoism, as distinguished from philosophical Taoism, as introduced into Japan
from China. It was the source of many widespread Japanese folk beliefs and
... undifferentiated unity is a theme that runs through mystical literature from the
Upanisads (ancient Indian meditative treatises) to medieval and modern Western
mystical works. The concepts of hsii (q.v.) in Taoism, sunyata (q.v.) in Mahayana
Five Pecks of Rice, Chinese (Wade-Giles romanization) wu-tou-mi, Pinyin
wudoumi, great Taoist-inspired popular movement that occurred near the end of
China's Han dynasty (206 bc-ad 220) and greatly weakened the government.
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