In Qi-tien, 9, 12 there are yin and yang. The interactions between yin and yang result in changes. Since there are changes, there must be births and deaths. Since there are births and deaths, there must be beginnings and ends.
“All objects have roots and branches;
all events have beginnings and ends.”
Continue reading “7. Why is that Qi-tien and Xiang-tien will have ends?”
There are many ways to classify Heaven.
Buddhism partitions Heaven into three major regions:
- Heaven of Desire,
- Heaven of Image, and
- Heaven of Non-image.
It further subdivides these three regions into twenty-eight sub-regions, depending on their pureness. Heaven of Desire has six sub-regions, Heaven of Image has eighteen, and Heaven of Non-image has four. Continue reading “6. What are Li-tien (Heaven of Truth), Qi-tien (Heaven of Spirit), and Xiang-tien (Heaven of Matter)?”
I Ching is the oldest oracle
that details the fundamentals of the creation of the cosmos. Its content is vast and profound. It is the source of all enchantments and magics.
It first states “Qian, Beginning, Cultivation, Reward, and Perseverance.”
Qian has the great might of creation. All things owe their existence to Qian. It represents Tao in the cosmos and the True Self in human. Continue reading “5. I Ching first states Qian, Beginning, Cultivation, Reward, and Perseverance. What does it mean?”
Tien-Tao’s concept of the cosmos
Originated from I Ching, which advocates the noble Truth of Tao: the material world is originated from the Void, the essence of the Void is Tao, and Tao is God.
I Ching describes the principles of Changes – I.
I consists of three different characteristics:
Non-change, Change, and Interaction. Continue reading “Introduction II: Concept of the Cosmos”
The objectives of Tien-Tao are as follows:
- to spread the Absolute Truth of the cosmos;
- worship the Lord of all souls;
- respect Zhu-Tien-Shen-Sheng; 6
- follow the laws of the land;
- be patriotic;
- be responsible;
- restore the Five Bonds and Eight Cardinal Virtues 7 of morality;
- respect and be obedient to parents;
- honor teachers and esteem Tao;
- be trustworthy;
- live harmoniously with neighbors; and
- rid of bad habits and become good in all respects.
Continue reading “4. What’s the Objective of Tien-Tao?”