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Shangqing- Founded by Taoist mystic Lady Wei Huacun a century after the rise of Tianshi Taoism, Shangqing (Highest Clarity) Taoism focused on the transformation of the practitioner through elaborate visualizations, meditation and energy work. Advanced practitioners believed that deities and spirits, especially those of the opposite gender, visited them during their meditations and exchange energies with them. Shangqing Taoists often lived in seclusion, either alone or in groups with their peers and masters. Although it is believed that the last Shangqing lineages died out about 800 years ago, their practices laid the foundations for modern internal alchemy, and thus were highly influential in the rise of other schools of Taoism. Quiz, Tests Taoist School Selector Fun Religion Knowledge & Trivia Quizzes, Intelligence IQ Tests
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Test your knowledge of: Shangqing- Founded by Taoist mystic Lady Wei Huacun a century after the rise of Tianshi Taoism, Shangqing (Highest Clarity) Taoism focused on the transformation of the practitioner through elaborate visualizations, meditation and energy work. Advanced practitioners believed that deities and spirits, especially those of the opposite gender, visited them during their meditations and exchange energies with them. Shangqing Taoists often lived in seclusion, either alone or in groups with their peers and masters. Although it is believed that the last Shangqing lineages died out about 800 years ago, their practices laid the foundations for modern internal alchemy, and thus were highly influential in the rise of other schools of Taoism.

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The Tao and its virtue are reflected in a pantheon of primordial deities, elemental forces, and ascended mortals.

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Through formal ritual, a Taoist can access and channel the power of the Tao on behalf of him/herself and the community at large.

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Talismans, charms, and petitions can be created by a skilled Taoist to call upon the power of the Tao and/or its agents.

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Ritual is a reflection of folk superstitions and has no place in the life of a Taoist.

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The focus of ritual should be the physical and energistic cultivation of the individual Taoist and his/her fellows.

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Primarily through meditation, one can escape mortal existence.

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A combination of physical conditioning and meditation can help one attain a purified state of being.

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Cultivations are not terribly important, awareness is sufficient to attain the virtue of Tao.

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The cultivation of sexual energy is an important part of refining one's body and mind.

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The confession of sins to a master and/or peers is important to cleansing one's body and energies.

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Performing charitable works is a good way to improve the state of one's being.

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A Taoist lives in the community at large, has a family, and offers his/her services as a doctor or lawyer might.

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A Taoist lives in a separate community of others who share his/her lineage and practice.

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A Taoist receives his/her lineage from an elder relative at an early age.

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A student of Taoism is carefully chosen by an elder Taoist as an apt pupil at any stage of his/her life.

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Initiation into a lineage is not relevant to learning Taoist practice.

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A Taoist completely shuts him/herself off from the company of others, especially from the uninitiated.

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Only the teachings of the early masters (the Yellow Emperor, Laozi, Zhuangzi, and maybe Liezi) are relevant to Taoism.

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The teachings of the early masters, plus the revelations to Zhang Daoling and his successors are important to the evolution of Taoism.

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The teachings of Buddhism can add significantly to Taoist practice.

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The teachings of Confucianism can add significantly to Taoist practice.

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Folk practices and shamanism are an important addition to Taoist practice.

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Taoism can encompass any religion and practice available.

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Taoist theory and practice can only be expanded and reinterpreted by accomplished masters of a lineage, and even then with great care.
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