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The Temple of Heaven, literally the Altar of Heaven (simplified Chinese: 天坛; traditional Chinese: 天壇; pinyin: Tiāntán) is a complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. It has been regarded as a Taoist temple, although Chinese Heaven worship, especially by the reigning monarch of the day, pre-dates Taoism.
Karl List: Chill Out with Qigong Qigong is an integrative physical practice and healing art that embodies the philosophy of Taoism. Lao Tsu, the Father of Taoism, once said, "The more one speaks of the Tao, the less one knows." In other words, the absolute and the sublime are beyond words. They must be experienced and patiently worked with for many years if one is to lift the veil that obstructs their true nature, the essential truth......