|Confucianism,one of the three major religion traditions in
China, is based on the teachings of K'ung-fu-tzu (552-479 bce),
known in the west as Confucius. This secular "religion"
focuses on the conduct and practices of people in daily life - the
creation of a society based on virtue. Primary relationships are between
parents and children, especially fathers and sons.
Cardinal virtues include Benevolence, Duty, Manners, Wisdom, and
Centered in China, the coexisting ideas and practices of Confucianism and Taoism
and to a lesser degree, other world cultures.