Tàiqīng (太清), the Grand Pure One, is one of the Three Pure Ones. He is also known as Daode Tianzun (道德天尊), "The Universally Honoured One of Tao and Virtues" or "The Universal Lord of the Way and its Virtue"; or Taishang Laojun (太上老君), "The Grand Supreme Elder Lord". The Grand Pure One is one of the highest deities of religious Taoism. Traditionally, he is equated with Laozi.
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