Category Archives: Daoism

The Virtue of Patient Care

[East West Perspective 东西方之观点] The Virtue of Patient Care by Gary Greer   Technological advances in health care has led to a common belief that physicians tend to detach themselves from their patients.[i]  As a result, a paradigm shift from … Continue reading

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The Healing Properties of Fermented Foods

[Daoist Internal Alchemy 道家内丹术]    The Healing Properties of Fermented Foods by Dr. Ted Nawalinski   The Healing Properties of Fermented Foods is a survey of more than two hundred research sources recently published by Traditional Chinese Culture Institute International, (http://www.tccii.com).  … Continue reading

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What is Yin–Yang?

[Featured Article] by Casey Kochmer A starting definition: The nature of change, balanced as two halves of a whole. Yin and Yang is perhaps the most known and documented concept used within Taoism. Yin and Yang is the concept of duality … Continue reading

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Chinese Astrology: Green Horse Year

[Qi Cultivation & Dao  炼气与道] Chinese Astrology: Green (Wood) Horse Year by Michael Winn Taoist Living Astrology vs. Abstract Mental Astrology My top focus is on HOW TO CONNECT TO HORSE ENERGY this year. Most modern astrology has devolved into … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Daoist Practical Journal

  A Daoist Practical Journal: Come Laugh With Me by Michelle Wood I thoroughly enjoyed Shifu Li Chang Dao’s book, and it certainly lived up to the title: it is, indeed, a marvelous journal chronicling the eighteen-year journey of Michael … Continue reading

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Sexual Alchemy

[Daoism Internal Alchemy] Sexual Alchemy By Pascal Schonknecht Sexual alchemy is one of the most profound and most widely known of the Taoist internal arts. At the same time, it is also one of the most challenging and poorly understood … Continue reading

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Concept of Harmony and Daoist Yangsheng vs. Western Medical Thought

The Concept of Harmony related to Daoist Yangsheng and Western Medical Thought By Matthew Banks  Modern Western understandings of health and disease are seen as grounded in science, indeed the 20th century has sometimes been referred to as “the Pharmaceutical Age.”  … Continue reading

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Internal Alchemy Q & A

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Daoist Internal Alchemy – Sexual Alchemy: Female Blue Water Snake Year

[Daoist Internal Alchemy] Sexual Alchemy: Female Blue Water Snake Year By Michael Winn Dear Lovers of Snake Qi, the embodiment of Sexual Alchemy,         This Water Snake Year is going to bring up very deep issues that relate to our … Continue reading

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Daoist Internal Alchemy – Interpreting The Ancient Codes

Daoism Interpreting The Ancient Codes: An Example from the Zhou Yi Can Tong Qi, a Taoist Alchemy Class by Shawn Cartwright The language of alchemy is a language that attempts to say the contradictory Isabelle Robinet, The World Upside Down, … Continue reading

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