Friday, 14 May 2010
He was considered a benevolent and wise ruler and is one of the founders of Taoism . Here is where the myths come in, he was supposed to have lived 100 years and after his physical death became immortal. One story has a yellow dragon appearing in the sky summoning the emperor to heaven.
The area around these building is surrounded by cypress woods and this is one of trees supposedly planted by the Emperor, which has a huge girth and is 19 metres (62 feet) high. One of Taoisms aims is for peaceful and harmonious living and daily meditations can be based on the passing seasons.
A modern day Taoist, Deng Ming-Dao uses 365 different meditations over the year and today's in the northern hemisphere is "Relaxation / is total peace" aiming for a sense of tranquillity with no thoughts or problems entering the mind. Posting about postcards may do the same thing.
Our hostess of Postal Friendship Friday can be found on The Best Hearts Are Crunchy