Notes from a Chinese Cave: Qigong’s Quiet Return
In November, I came to Jinhua with about 400 others on a ten-day retreat to study with Wang Liping, probably China’s most famous teacher ... “qigong” in favor of the Daoist term “inner alchemy.” The 62-year-old Wang has had a colorful career ...
Should Christians practice martial arts?
Is it possible to practice martial arts without opening up oneself to the spiritual aspects, and/or consciously rejecting the metaphysical parts? Or is it an all-or-nothing proposition? How does one discern what is good in these disciplines (from an ...
The Empty Vessel: The Journal of Daoist Philosophy and Practice - Summer 2011
The Journal of Daoist Philosophy and Practice is a quarterly journal, covering Chinese medicine, feng shui, qigong, taiji, internal alchemy, meditation, Yijing (I Ching) with articles and interviews with some of the most noted authors and teachers.
CDT Bookshelf: Interview with Sam Crane
Sam Crane is a Professor ... The Tao of Pooh is the #1 book under Taoist philosophy on Amazon. On balance, this is fine: it seems that the Pooh stories are a rather effective vehicle for introducing Americans to certain Daoist ideas. But I do hope that ...
The Tachia Mazu Pilgrimage --The Sincerest Form of Travel
Mazu, the Daoist goddess ... and anxiety that characterize modern man. This sort of piousness and devotion doesn't make it to television. O.K., so you let Mazu worry about food. And what about washing off the dust? Do you let Mazu take care of that too?