Tag: Taoism

Qigong – The Spiritual Benefits of a Non Religious Practice

• March 7, 2014 • Comments (2)
Qigong - The Spiritual Benefits of a Non Religious Practice

Grandmaster Wong Kew Kit discusses how the practice of qigong, with its roots in Taoism and Buddhism, can benefit anyone regardless of their faith.

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Karma

• October 7, 2013 • Comments (2)
Karma

The Karma from your past life determines events in this life and can affect and influence your present at all time; however the way you think, your behavior and attitude in this life have nothing to do with your previous life. The way you respond to the events and circumstances in this life is not recorded in your Karma, generated by your past life.

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Comedians as Taoist Missionaries

• March 3, 2013 • Comments (1)
Comedians as Taoist Missionaries

I’ve worked as a paid stand-up comedian on the West Coast for 12 years. It’s fascinating, rewarding, and usually compelling – but it’s still work. Comedians joke around a lot and are usually fun people, but the job itself is not especially amusing. I’ve heard that dancing in strip clubs isn’t that sexy, either. My […]

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Knowing Yourself is Freedom

• March 3, 2013 • Comments (0)
Knowing Yourself is Freedom

Illusions of the Ego Prejudices of any kind imply that you are identified with the thinking mind.  It means you don’t see the other human being anymore, but only your own concept of that human being.  To reduce the aliveness of another human being to a concept is already a form of violence. Complaining and […]

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Love and Hate

• January 31, 2013 • Comments (0)
Love and Hate

  It may seem perfect for a while, such as when you are in love, but invariably that apparent perfection gets disrupted as arguments, conflicts, dissatisfaction, and emotional or even physical violence occur with increasing frequency.  It seems that most love relationships become love/hate relationships before long.  Love can then turn into savage attack, feeling […]

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The Tao & Social Action

• April 22, 2012 • Comments (2)
The Tao & Social Action

Whether you believe movements like ‘Occupy Wall Street,’ or ‘We are the 99%,’ represent valid social concerns, what is clear is that they are representative of a growing global class struggle.  Though you might believe that assessment is boastful, or even wishful thinking on the part of the protesters, it is, none-the-less, the position held […]

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Opening Dao: a documentary film on Taoism and martial arts

• October 12, 2010 • Comments (69)
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Opening Dao Produced and directed by filmmaker and founder of Life Arts Media Gennaro Ambrosino, Opening Dao is a short documentary film on Taoism and martial arts, filmed in China in 2009. Scholars, top martial artists and monks explain the principles of the way, a treasure of wisdom that survived thousands of years. The film […]

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Barefoot Doctor: Taoism and self-development

• October 11, 2010 • Comments (0)
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Barefoot Doctor: Taoism and self-development Stephen Russell, aka Barefoot doctor, is author of 13 books and acclaimed master of Taoist practices to improve well being.  In over 25 years of training, Barefoot Doctor learned from some of the most inspiring and innovative teachers of their generation.  He also runs Dub-Spirit, a revolutionary dance-floor meditations session, […]

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Chad Hansen: Taoism and the Tao Te Ching

• October 7, 2010 • Comments (2)
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Chad Hansen: Taoism and the Tao Te Ching Originally from Utah, Chad Hansen studied Western philosophy and entered the PhD program at the University of Michigan. He then taught at the universities of Pittsburgh, Stanford, and Vermont and went on to hold several visiting professorships in Hawaii and at U.C.L.A. before settling in Hong Kong […]

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Master Yuan Xiu Gang: Taoism and Martial Arts Wisdom

• October 6, 2010 • Comments (10)
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  Master Yuan Xiu Gang: Taoism and Martial Arts Daoist priest Master Yuan Xiu Gang (Wudang gong fu academy ), 15th generation disciple of Wudang SanFeng Sect, shares in this exclusive interview for Life Arts Media the principles of Daoism and their connection with martial arts. In 1994, Master Yuan was selected by the Wudang […]

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