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Foundations of Daoist Ritual: A Berlin Symposium - Reiter, Florian C (Editor)
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In 2007 the Chinese Department of Humboldt University (Berlin) staged a symposium on foundations of Daoist ritual. The results in English and Chinese (with summaries) are presented in this book. Daoist ritual is embedded in Chinese culture, and so considerations from the Confucian point of view made the start. The following contributions deal with components of Daoist rituals that matter on a basic level, involving exorcism, realities of minor rituals and movements in Taiwan and China up to present times. The focus is on ...

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Foundations of Daoist Ritual: A Berlin Symposium 2009, Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden

ISBN-13: 9783447060691

Hardcover