Tao (disambiguation)


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


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