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A Review of Riding the Phoenix to Penglai

[Book Review 书评] A Review of “Riding the Phoenix to Penglai” By Lauri Amidon   Riding the Phoenix to Penglai contains two sets of poems by a female Taoist Adept, Sun Bu-Er, with exceptional translations and commentary by Jill Gonet. … Continue reading

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Yin Yang You

[Spirituality of Dao 道之 神] By Raven Cohan A swirl on one side, black. A swirl on the other side, white. A dot in the thick parts… Like a star in the night And a cinder in the cream. The … Continue reading

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Echoes of Emptiness (虚之響)-Original Paradise

Original Paradise by© Jacob Newell (Daoshi Gu Shen Yu) For me Daoist practice means looking inside and going back to the original beginning.  One of Laozi’s primary principles is “return” (fu, 复).  For Westerners who tend to view our existential … Continue reading

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Echoes of Emptiness (虚之響)-Selected Poetry

Selected Poetry by© Jacob Newell (Daoshi Gu Shen Yu) Since ancient times, Daoists have used poetry and other art forms to express mystical experience, convey teaching, and transmit energy. A Daoist poem arises naturally out of the stillness of an … Continue reading

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Echoes of Emptiness (虚之響)-Cultivate Strength

Since ancient times, Daoists have used poetry and other art forms to express mystical experience, convey teaching, and transmit energy. A Daoist poem arises naturally out of the stillness of an empty mind, like fresh grasses in the springtime. Embracing… Continue reading

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