"Leave the world in its original simplicity. As the wind blows where it will, let virtue establish itself." Lao Tzu interupted Confucious. This was how Taoism was born. The world religion Daoism; also spelled as Taoism, is practiced by Taoists in Japan, Malaysia, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Taoism is a way of practicing balance and harmony. In order to understand Taoist practices, you need to understand their beliefs, founder, practices and symbols.