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Introduction to Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia is a geographically diverse region with equally diverse lifestyles and traditions throughout human history. more
Praying with lanterns (lets.book/Flickr)
Historical and Modern Religions of Korea
An overview of Korea's mainstream religions, from Shamanism to Christianity. more
Vajra Pestle and Buddhist Scripture in SiChuan, China (Poorfish/Flickr)
Excerpts from Religious Texts
Comparisons of the great texts of Hinduism, Buddhism, Confuciansm, Christianity, Daoism, Islam, Judaism, and Shinto. more
(diocal/flickr)
Endgame?
Chess is not just a game: it is entwined with laws, arts, sciences, and mathematics. more
Monks at Angkor Wat (Beggs/Flickr)
Diversity and Unity
A look at ethnicity, gender, family, religious beliefs, food, and fashion in Islamic Southeast Asia. more
A Daoist statue in Beijing, China. (ulrichsson/flickr)
Daoism
Daoism has folk roots in China but was popularized by the Laozi in the 5th century BCE. more
Statue of Confucius in Yueyang, China which sits on the shore of the Dongting Lake. (Steve Webel/flickr)
Confucius Says
Analects of Confucius (论语) are a record conversations between Confucius and his disciples. more
A statue of Confucius, located in Hunan, China on the shore of the Dongting Lake. (robweb/flickr)
Confucius
A short introduction to Confucius and Confucianism. more
The Research Institution of Confucianism in China. (kanegen/flickr)
Confucianism
An essay on Confucianism: its roots, premise, impact on society over time and modern incarnations. more
Confucius portait by Wu Daozi, 685-758, Tang Dynasty
Chinese Religions and Philosophies
An introduction to the religions and philosophies that have helped shape China's history and identity. more