About him• Taoism was begun by a man called Lao Tzu.• He worked in the Chinese emperors library.• He thought that you should just go with the flow.• This idea was called Wu–Wai
His book• He left his job and rode on a Ox to a mountain pass. The Guardian asked him to write his teachings so he wrote a book about them called Doodejing.
Symbo l•He also thought that everything alive in the universe( plants , animals people ) shared the life – force .•The symbol shows the two different sides of the lifeforce.•The yin the dark side is the side of women, themoon, things that are still like ponds and completionand death. The yang the light side is the side of men,the sun, things that move like rivers , dragons andcreations of birth.• Toaday taoisom is practiced by about five millionpeople in China, Japan Malaysia , Hong Kong ,Taiwanand Vietnam