Taoism is not just a school of thought, but also a philosophical, intellectual, spiritual, and folk tradition that, in different times and places, has taken on very different meanings.
Wudang Mountain occupies a prominent position among the four sacred national mountains and is known as the biggest site of royal Taoist rites.
Wudang Taoist music is an important part of classical Chinese and, throughout history, absorbed the essence of other religious musical forms and the essence of folk music.
Wudang Mountain is rich in medicinal plants and well-known as a herbal medicine storehouse.
Wudang Taoism came into being during the Song Dynasty (AD 420-479) and became popular across the country during the Ming (1368-1644), thanks to that dynasty’s 3rd emperor Zhu Di.
Jia Yongxiang, a Taoist priest, has been living with tens of thousands of bees in a natural cavern for about 14 years in the Wudang Mountains, Central China's Hubei province.
Wudang Mountain, located in Shiyan in western Hubei province, is both a famous scenic spot and a holy site of Taoism, China's indigenous religion.
The complex was designed to fit the Taoist principle of harmony between man and nature. Its buildings are cited as a museum of ancient Chinese design and thought.