The Relationship Between Sacred Spaces & the Beliefs of Taoism

06/11/2013 11:22

by Julia Altman, Demand Media
In Taoism, the entire cosmos is considered a sacred space, and in Taoist cosmology, space is conceptualized as complex and lacking stability. It varies in intensity from place to place, from diluted to highly concentrated. An interconnected grid of spiritual energy, or ch'i, flows through the earth, providing life force to all things.It is most highly concentrated in rivers, mountains and caves, which are, accordingly, considered sacred places, and sacred places are the homes of the gods. [Read more] ...