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“Taoism”

Jun
23
2015

First Book on Dai Style Xin Yi

We’ve been waiting for this, but did not really expect it for a long time: a book on Dai style Xin Yi. We’ve had many requests for DVDs and books on this subject but the pickings have been slim. This text details standing practice, elements and a special sequence of Eighty Trigram movements for flow. […]

Apr
9
2014

Return of the Daoist Hand (redux and corrected)

Great news! We have been able to restock one of our most popular titles from last year, Daoist Abstruse Incantations and Hand Positions. Despite the exotic title, this book (and accompanying VCD) make an interesting cross-over for students of  martial arts, qigong and Daoism (Taoism.) Just click on the image to see more about the […]

Sep
5
2013

Hand Talk

For some reason the offerings today have to do with hands. We open our own hand with two en face bilingual editions in Chinese and English. Each of them is also accompanied by a VCD demonstrating the contents; not a bad bid. The first is a very popular VCD which is now explained in English: Wu […]

Jul
23
2013

Spirit Training

We can mystify the whole question and explain esoteric practices in sophisticated terms but it is the simplest spirituality that is also most intriguing…

Apr
13
2012

The Way of Chuang Tzu, Thomas Merton

Chuang Tzu , living almost 2500 years ago, was what we might today term a monk. He was certainly an iconoclast. Thomas Merton was not only a monk but…

Jan
6
2011

Discovery: Make Your Tai Chi

Martial artists who don’t do Tai Chi often say that, “Hey, I can do my form slow, too.” Martial artists who only do Tai Chi are generally unaware that the Tai Chi practice method is not exclusive to Tai Chi.

Dec
17
2010

Kung Fu’s Four Faces

Which Kung Fu Do You Practice? All around the world million practice Kung Fu. And every one of them has his or her idea what that is. I prefer the classic outlook refined by dozens of centuries. For me this tells the WHOLE story and everything else is a scene.

Oct
30
2008

INB #18: The Creek

A large rock squats in the middle of the creek. The water circles the rock without hesitation, uninterrupted in its career.

Dec
21
2006

At Taoism Class

When I was 10, my younger sister and I mounted a campaign to convince our parents that the money they were spending on religious school (every Saturday, lessons at the Temple) could be used in a better way…

May
16
1998

Meditation is Useless

One of my favorite Taoist stories is from the philosopher Chuang about the stinktree…