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The Taoism of Clarified Tenuity: Content and Intention

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The term Taoism of Clarified Tenuity designates a new branch of religious Taoism developed since the 13/14th century by priests of the long-established Heavenly Masters Taoism. They claimed to continue Taoist exorcist traditions that since the Sung-period especially flourished because emperor Sung Hui-tsung (r. 1100-1126) appreciated the exorcism of Taoism of the Divine Empyrean and Five Thunders rituals. The purpose of the exorcist rituals was the expulsion of demoniac molestations, relief from droughts and inundations, ...

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The Taoism of Clarified Tenuity: Content and Intention
2017, Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden

ISBN-13: 9783447107723

Trade paperback

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