Mysterious “Eastern philosophy” generally including Buddhism, Taoism, shaman, yoga, meditation, Tibetan and other theories.
Although these theories include a large amount of subtly interwoven principles of religious and philosophical system, but they are the basic nature of world view is the same.
In the near east, the Middle East, far east almost all mysticism philosophy can be found in some degree of this view.
“Eastern mysticism philosophy” is derived from western society on the overall view of the Oriental culture part of theory of genre, reflect the cultural differences between east and west.
In fact, the cause of the differences appear, is different nationalities in the process of understanding and transforming the world, the natural characteristic of the original understanding of the society.
Eastern mysticism in the broadest sense of the term refers to the western world of Oriental culture is difficult to understand, the floorboard of the philosophy of the supernatural, as has long been a source of Chinese culture in east Asian countries in a dominant and output position, so the narrow eastern mysticism philosophy is mainly refers to the various peoples in China all about natural social improper thinking and understand the theory and the floorboard of the behavior.
Fundamentally, Eastern philosophy is the original understanding of nature and society, Eastern philosophy is not formed by generally accepted theory, Eastern philosophy is difficult to use the test of natural science, or can not test.
The characteristics of the eastern mysticism:
(1)The ancients in understanding and transforming the world, gradually formed the irrational attitude and behavior. The so-called “irrational” is mainly refers to can’t use science test and demonstration.
(2) formed a systematic theory and guiding ideology, but did not get a mainstream acceptance.
(3) small spread.
And Chinese traditional cultural and religious differences and relations
China’s traditional culture, including western eyes of Oriental mysticism, westerners believe that almost all of the theory of “all its xuan” attributable to it. For example the funeral culture of China, such as a birth horoscope. Religion is not called mysticism, but some content with western traditional understanding of religious differences is too big, with a strong Oriental also known as the Oriental mysticism, such as the Hindu reincarnation.
Satisfy the criterion of eastern mysticism include Islam, zoroastrianism, manichaeism in Iran, India, jainism, Buddhism, Taoism, and a part of Hindu philosophy. In Confucianism, mainly concentrated in the zhouyi, “the doctrine of the mean”, during the study, on the contents of prophetic-mixed divinity.
Eastern mysticism on behalf of the theory
(1) of religious concept of the “reincarnation”.
(2) the integrity of feng shui “angry” theory.
(3) the east ceremony and behavior that is characteristic of certain ethnic groups, such as the method of miao nationality, western hunan the corpse of art, etc.
On the influence of the west
Modern, eastern mysticism in the development of the western physics and biology have had an impact. The western part of the development of science make people attaches great importance to the eastern mysticism, this might begins with Bohr. Bohr’s complementarity principle in quantum mechanics is corresponding to the Taoist Yin and Yang of alternate complement each other, the specific symbol is the Yin and Yang fish. Coppola even wrote a book, the topic is “modern physics and eastern mysticism.