Exploring the Wisdom of Daoism: Insights from Master Gu's Class

In the realm of spiritual and philosophical traditions, Daoism stands as a unique blend of religion and philosophy, offering profound insights into the nature of existence...

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Yield and Overcome - Chapter 22 - Dao De Jing

This chapter emphasizes the power of yielding and quietness, contrasting them with aggression and strength. It suggests that by embracing yielding and quietness, one can...

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How the Dao De Jing (Tao Te King) Philosophy Relates to Your Tai Chi Practice

The philosophy of the Dao De Jing has significant connections to the practice of Tai Chi (Taiji).

Tai Chi is a Chinese martial art that originated from the principles of...

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Is Daoism (Taoism) a Religion or a Philosophy?

The Daoist Religion

You will find Daoism as a religious practice in the temples around China where priests pray to a variety of Gods, following ancestral rituals of worship...

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Chapter 9 - Tao Te King Resume from a Class by Master Gu

How much is enough? How much wealth, fame, reputation and social status is considered enough? Today we live with so much material abundance and despite all our...

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Why are GMOs so bad for us?

When we inhabited the earth in the beginning of time and up until the agricultural revolution we ate pure produce from the earth. We would use natural fertilizers and...

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The Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen

Some people decide that they want to eat healthier and then they get discouraged by the price of vegetables and every day they seem to be more expensive. Often they are...

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The Daoist Approach to a Healthy Mind and Body

A regular Qigong practice can prevent and treat illness, reduce stress and establish balance. Qigong is a self-healing art that combines movement and meditation. There are...

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Tai Chi Helps You Manage Your Weight

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art focusing on defense training and meditation. Today, it has cultivated a global following owing to its numerous health benefits,...

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Earthing earthing

Putting your body into direct contact with the earth, removing all barriers from your skin like shoes or clothes allowing it to touch the soil, sand or water helps to...

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Five Tips to Sink the Shoulders in Tai Chi

1. Tuck your hips and but don’t lean backwards. Maintain stable footwork. This will bring you lower body stability to relax your upper body and shoulders.

2. Breathe...

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The Yinyang Taiji Philosophy

In the west, we know a very popular symbol that we call Yin Yang. We say that it represents the balance of opposites like day and night. In fact, in China, they call it one...

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Tranquility daoism for dummies

Cultivating tranquility allows you to cultivate inner alchemy. The practice of tranquility is a simple but powerful Daoist practice. According to the Meriam Webster...

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Seasonal health and the natural way

The taste of food is an important part of eating. According to the five-element framework, food is categorized into five flavors.

The five flavors are pair with the five...
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