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“Zen”

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…

Aug
7
2010

The Heron: my totem

from its long still legs the heron with awkward arching grace lifts my dream     Peter Thelin is an all around teacher. Besides professing economics in the California college system, he  taught Tai Chi at the Academy of Martial Arts, Santa Cruz. He has written a number of breakthrough instructional books on economics not […]

Jul
28
2010

Clicking

When it happens to you, you know it. That electric dusk-sensitive porch light clicks on…

Feb
7
2010

Excerpt: Hara, The Vital Center of Man

A good story starts In the middle. Karlfried Graf. Durckheim, a German, spent 8 years in Japan before WWII. Years later he wrote a book entitled, HARA:…

Apr
13
2004

A Blink of Zen

To the Chinese “Chan”, to the Japanese “Zen”. Whatever you call it, there has been a tie between meditative method and martial studies for over a thousand years.

Apr
11
2003

As It Is

There are times when I wonder exactly why it is I invest energy and effort in this particular pursuit, instead of something else, and what it is about the training that I really do feel I benefit so much from.