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Three Teachings: (Chinese 三教; pinyin sānjiào; Wade-Giles san chiao) Collective term for Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism. [e]

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  • Buddhism [r]: Spiritual tradition founded on the teachings of the Buddha. [e]
  • Confucianism [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Daoism [r]: (Also Taoism) Philosophical and religious tradition originating in China between 6th and 2nd centuries BCE; as a philosophy, advocates harmony with the cosmic principle called the Way (the Dao); as a religion, offers longevity or immortality by means of virtuous action, ascetic practices, and medicines. [e]

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