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Offline samkim

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daoist liturgy
« on: August 06, 2008, 02:20:56 PM »
This is an interesting video clip of a Daoist liturgy. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JyCOzjvU8yI
The vestments and ritual actions are very beautiful in my opinion. It's interesting thinking about the possibility of an "East Asian rite" Orthodox Liturgy.
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Re: daoist liturgy
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2008, 02:28:46 PM »
It's interesting thinking about the possibility of an "East Asian rite" Orthodox Liturgy.

Ah, very interesting.
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Re: daoist liturgy
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2008, 01:21:16 AM »
Looks very Orthodox, actually.
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Re: daoist liturgy
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2008, 01:39:57 AM »
Looks very Orthodox, actually.

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Re: daoist liturgy
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2008, 03:20:40 AM »
East Asian right?  Last time I checked the middle east is on the Asian Continent. 

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Re: daoist liturgy
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2008, 04:15:32 AM »
Looks very Orthodox, actually.

About the only thing in the clip that looks Orthodox is the priest's outer garment which vaguely resembles a phelonion. The ceremony in the clip is pretty and interesting, but any resemblance to Orthodoxy simply isn't there.
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Re: daoist liturgy
« Reply #6 on: August 08, 2008, 11:57:21 PM »
Last time I checked the middle east is on the Asian Continent. 

The Middle East is "West Asian": go west young man, God told Abraham.
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Re: daoist liturgy
« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2008, 12:28:34 AM »
The vestments are so rich and colourful! What is the main priest holding in his hand, I wonder? ???
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Re: daoist liturgy
« Reply #8 on: August 09, 2008, 11:14:05 AM »
Looks as if they are ripe for some good Orthodox missionary work to me.
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Re: daoist liturgy
« Reply #9 on: November 26, 2008, 05:51:51 PM »
Yes ,there are many daoist elements coincidental to something in Orthodxy.
For example: in some solemn service of Quan-zhen daoism(全真道)the three chief celebrants wear Golden(colour of the Father),red (the Son),green(the Spirit) outer vestments in rank.

In this clip,the priest offers incense in the censer,then recessive to his "bow place" make prostration.

The piece of wood he holds is a 笏(hu),it's a chinese counterpart of diptycha. In the ancientry,minister used them as a notebook when they answered the emperor.Later,it became a pure ritual stuff,be used in royal ceremony,cufucian rite and daoist rite.

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Re: daoist liturgy
« Reply #10 on: November 27, 2008, 12:21:22 AM »
Hmmmmmmm
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Re: daoist liturgy
« Reply #11 on: November 27, 2008, 06:00:11 AM »
Yes ,there are many daoist elements coincidental to something in Orthodxy.
For example: in some solemn service of Quan-zhen daoism(全真道)the three chief celebrants wear Golden(colour of the Father),red (the Son),green(the Spirit) outer vestments in rank.

In this clip,the priest offers incense in the censer,then recessive to his "bow place" make prostration.

The piece of wood he holds is a 笏(hu),it's a chinese counterpart of diptycha. In the ancientry,minister used them as a notebook when they answered the emperor.Later,it became a pure ritual stuff,be used in royal ceremony,cufucian rite and daoist rite.

Interesting to see because many of the elements in the Orthodox liturgy came from practices in the Byzantine Empire towards the emperor.
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Re: daoist liturgy
« Reply #12 on: February 24, 2009, 04:09:43 PM »
in some solemn service of Quan-zhen daoism(全真道)the three chief celebrants wear Golden(colour of the Father),red (the Son),green(the Spirit) outer vestments in rank.
see:
http://www.chinawudang.com/media/wdlyt/fs1.asf
http://www.chinawudang.com/media/wdlyt/fs2.asf

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Re: daoist liturgy
« Reply #13 on: February 24, 2009, 04:18:57 PM »
Has anyone read the book by Fr. Damascene "Christ the Eternal Tao"? I have it but have not read it yet.

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Re: daoist liturgy
« Reply #14 on: February 24, 2009, 04:41:05 PM »
Has anyone read the book by Fr. Damascene "Christ the Eternal Tao"? I have it but have not read it yet.

Yes, I've read it. It's very interesting. :angel: And quite spiritual. 8)
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