The Taoist Restoration Society is a nonprofit
organization helping to preserve and restore China's Taoist heritage.
Restoration projects, guest lectures, discussion boards, photo library,
personals page, more!
Taoism is a cornerstone of traditional Chinese
culture. Anyone who loves traditional Chinese culture is highly indebted
to Taoism, whether or not they realize it. Ancient Taoists in search of
Immortality potions gave birth to Chinese science, and are credited with
many medical and scientific discoveries. Chinese culture and art have
always been heavily influenced by Taoist ideas, and Taoism's temples and
monastic complexes gradually became great storehouses of culture, art,
and wisdom. Taoism's influence eventually reached the West, and millions
of Westerners have benefited from exposure to acupuncture, herbalism,
holistic medicine, meditation, and martial arts, all of which are deeply
rooted in the Taoist tradition...