Holidays, Festivals & Ceremonies
Major Taoist Holidays in 2012
A listing of major Taoist holidays in 2011, with both lunar and Gregorian/solar dates.
Major Taoist Holidays in 2013
A listing of major Taoist holidays in 2013, with both lunar and Gregorian/solar dates.
Taoist New Year's Resolutions - What Are Your Chinese New Yea…
What are your New Year's Resolutions -- related in some way to your Taoist practice?
Major Festivals of Taoist Deities
Tai-shang Lao-chun (the deified Laozi); the Jade Emperor; Weng-chang Ti-chun - patron of the arts & literature; Immortal Lu Dong Bin - patriarch of Internal Alchemy: These are just a few among the many Taoist Deities honored with yearly festivals and/or ceremonies in Taoist temples ...
The Taoist Altar
Each object on a Taoist altar represents an aspect of Taoist practice or Taoist cosmology.
Taoist New Year's Resolutions
As a Taoist practitioner currently living in the United States, I wondered what my “New Years Resolutions” might be. What follows is at least a partial answer to that question: aspirations for the New Year rooted deeply (and sometimes just playfully) in Taoist philosophy and practice.
Gregorian-Lunar Calendar Conversion
Use this to convert Lunar festival dates into their Gregorian counterparts. Includes nice links to sites exploring in more depth the Chinese Lunar Calendar.
Chinese New Year 2009 ~ Year of the Earth Ox
An illustrated tour through a Chinese New Year's celebration (also known as the Spring Festival) - from Rice Porridge Day through the Lantern Festival.
video: Taoist Ritual for Prosperity
A Taoist Ritual for Prosperity: drumming & chanting in a Taoist Temple ... nice!
Festival of Lanterns in Taiwan: video
See the night sky in Taiwan fill with lanterns ... magical!