- A Chinese mystical philosophy traditionally founded by Lao-tzu in the 6th century B.C.E. that teaches conformity to the tao by unassertive action and simplicity.
- A religion developed from Taoist philosophy and folk and Buddhist religion and concerned with obtaining long life and good fortune often by magical means.
- 2021, The Tai Ji Men Case in Taiwan, Bitter Winter & Grand Justice Publishing, →ISBN, page 149:
- Studying Tai Ji Men, a menpai (something similar to a "school") of Qi Gong rooted in esoteric Taoism, whose leader was persecuted in the 1990s in Taiwan, although later found innocent of all charges, I came across an extraordinary tale that can serve as a lesson in this field.
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Chinese philosophy founded by Lao-tzu
religion developed from Taoist philosophy