Tao (disambiguation)

Tao is a metaphysical concept found in Taoism, Confucianism, and more generally in ancient Chinese philosophy

Tao may also refer to:
*Tao Te Ching, an ancient Chinese philosophical text
*Taoism, a philosophical school and folk religion based on the Tao Te Ching
*Tao (historical region), part of the Georgian Tao-Klarjeti principalities
*Tao people, a Taiwanese aboriginal peoples, native to outlying Orchid Island
*Tao Framework, a library giving .NET and mono developers access to popular graphics and gaming libraries like OpenGL and SDL
*TAO (collective), a radical tech organization based in Canada
*Tao Group, a software company headquartered in Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
*Ko Tao, an island in the Gulf of Thailand

TAO may stand for:
*Tamke-Allan Observatory, in Tennessee, United States
*Ten Acre Observatory, in Oklahoma, United States
*Transitioning Applications to Ontologies, a European project in the FP6 framework
* Tropical Atmosphere Ocean, a scientific project of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
*Qingdao Liuting International Airport the IATA airport code
*Track At Once, an optical disc recording mode
*TAO (software), (The ACE ORB), a open-source software

In popular culture:
*Tao Ren, the fictional character from the manga "Shaman King"
*Tao Jun, the fictional character from the manga "Shaman King"
*Tao Pai Pai, the fictional character in "Dragon Ball" media
*Tao (comics), the fictional character from the comic book WildCATS
*The Tao "T.J." Jones, the protagonist in Chris Crutcher's novel "Whale Talk"
*Tao, the fictional character in the TV series The Mysterious Cities of Gold
*"TAO" (song), Do As Infinity's final single, released 2005
*"Tao" (album), an album by Rick Springfield
*"", an Xbox video game
*"Tao" (video game), a post-industrial video game for the Famicom

People with the name

*Senakhtenre Tao I, father of Seqenenre Tao
*Seqenenre Tao II, Egyptian ruler of Thebes who started the process of ousting the Hyksos kings from Egypt
*Tao Qian, influential pre-Tang Dynasty Chinese poet
*Terence Tao, an Australian mathematician, 2006 Fields Medalist
*Wang Tao, a Qing dynasty translator, reformer, political columnist, newspaper publisher, and fiction writer
*Wu Tao, a Chinese discus thrower
*Tao Yang (Wuxi), Chief Scientist of Yang's Scientific Research Institute and CEO of Wuxi Tianyang Ruijie Technology Co. Ltd
*Tao Yang (Teoma), Professor at UCSB and Chief Scientist/SVP at Ask Jeeves/Teoma

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Tao (name) — Tao is a name of Chinese origins.fact|date=August 2008People and characters with the name Tao include: Real people: *Senakhtenre Tao I (c.1656 c.1580 BC), Egyptian ruler *Seqenenre Tao II (extant c.1580 c.1560 BC), Egyptian ruler, son of Tao I… …   Wikipedia

  • Tao — For other uses, see Tao (disambiguation). dao redirects here. For other uses, see DAO (disambiguation). Taoism This article is part of a series on Taoism …   Wikipedia

  • Tao Qian — may refer to Tao Qian (Han Dynasty), governor of Xu province during the late Eastern Han Dynasty of China Tao Yuanming (365–427), or Tao Qian, Chinese poet in Jin Dynasty This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If… …   Wikipedia

  • Chen Tao — may refer to: Chen Tao ( True Way ), (真道), a religious group that originated in Twentieth century Taiwan Chen Tao (poet), Tang Dynasty poet Chen Tao (footballer), Chinese soccer player This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the… …   Wikipedia

  • Shan-tao — This article is about Shan tao (Zendō), an influential 7th century Buddhist writer. For other uses of Zendo see Zendo (disambiguation) Shan tao (zh cp|c=善導|p=Shàndào; Jp: Zendō) (613 681) was an influential writer for the Pure Land school of… …   Wikipedia

  • Maitreya (disambiguation) — Maitreya may refer to: Maitreya, the future Buddha in Buddhist eschatology Maitreya (Benjamin Creme), an interpretation and further elaboration of Maitreya (Theosophy) promoted by Benjamin Creme Maitreya (Theosophy), a being in the Theosophical… …   Wikipedia

  • Tiger (disambiguation) — See also: Tigress (disambiguation) Contents 1 Zoology 2 People 2.1 Athletes …   Wikipedia

  • Nighthawks (disambiguation) — Nighthawks is a painting by Edward Hopper. Nighthawks may also refer to: Nighthawks (film), a 1981 American crime thriller Nighthawks (TV series), an Irish comedy The Nighthawks, an American musical group HMX 1, The Nighthawks , a US Marine Corps …   Wikipedia

  • Yami (disambiguation) — Yami may refer to:* Yami, a Hindu mother goddess or Tibetan death goddess * Yami, an alternate name for the Tao people of Taiwanese aborigines or their Tao language * Yami is a Japanese word for darkness. * Yami Yugi, a character from Yu Gi Oh! …   Wikipedia

  • Diving in Ko Tao — Ko Tao, Thailand is known for its numerous dive sites. Diving plays a significant role in the local economy. Name Max. depth Visibility Average depth Level Features Marine life Red Rock (Shark Island) 28m 5 30m 15m Open water + Huge boulders and… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.