What is worshiped in taoism?
Taoist deities include nature spirits, ancient legendary heroes, humanized planets and stars, humans who became immortal through Taoist practices, and animals such as dragons, tigers, and snakes.
Answer 1Religious taoism is polytheistic after a fashion; the 'gods' of religious taoism are more precisely called immortals - they are not gods in a sense that classical Greeks or Romans would have recognized. Philosophical taoism is largely agnostic; the Tao itself more of an organizing principle to the universe than an animate or anthropomorphic god. Answer 2 The above answer is totally wrong. Contrary to much popular opinion, Taoism is monotheistic rather than polytheistic…
A: A Christian can do what is known as philosophical Taoism (or Daoism) without a conflict of interests. Philosophical Taoism teaches ethical principles and harmonious living. If a Christian studies religious Taoism, he or she will soon have to make a decision whether to continue to follow Christianity or to follow Taoism with its many gods.
While Confucianism deals with social issues, Taoism deals with the meaning of life. Confucianism stresses ethics while Taoism stresses behavior. Emphasis in Confucianism is on ritual while the focus in Taoism is on nature. Taoism represents as yin while Confucianism in the opposite, representing yang.