The First Session of “Discussing the Dao at Laoshan (Laoshan Lun Dao)” Conference Held successfully in TsingtaoPosted in Lectures & Conferences
On Oct. 31, 2006, hosted by IRSSS and Laoshan Taiqing Temple, the first session of “Laoshan Lun Dao” inaugurated at Kangcheng Acadmy of Laoshan.
Venerable Ren Farong (Chairman of Chinese Taoism Association), Mr. Zhan Tao (President of SDU), Mr. Tong Waihop (Director of Academic Department of Hong Kong Taoism Association), Ms. Zhang Hui (Member of Standing Committee of Tsingtao Municipal Government) presented the opening ceremony and delivered speeches. Among more than 100 guests are civil and oversea scholars, leaders and Taoists from many Chinese Taoist temples.
Professor Jiang Sheng, Director of IRSSS, addressed a keynote speech entitled “Chong Qi Yi Wei He” (mingling different spirits to reach harmony). During four-day meeting, scholars and Taoist leaders gave their further opinions on Taoist thoughts and modern science, history of Taoist technology, the development and transition of Taoist thoughts, society harmony and Taoist thoughts, modern value of Taoism.
“Laoshan Lun Dao”, a forum to probe into the modern value of Taoism, is co-founded by IRSSS and Taiqing Temple. It will be held each two years aiming to develop a famous forum between international academia and Taoism.
This inauguration of “Laoshan Lun Dao” was reported by many Chinese media, such as Science Today (Beijing), Western Report, Tsingtao Daily, Shandong University Weekly, www.people.com.cn, www.qingdaonews.com, etc. Participants who handed in papers received a gold token of “Laoshan Lun Dao” at conference registration.