Doomsday Terror? Fear Is Often Greater Than The Danger

Posted by on Dec 21, 2012 in Philosophy | No Comments

Once upon a time, in the State of Chi, during China’s Spring and Autumn Period (770 B.C.–221 B.C.), there was a very cowardly man who always let his strange imagination run away with him. One day after supper, he sat down in the doorway of his home with a big cattail leaf fan in hand […]

Much Ado About Nothing

Posted by on Nov 24, 2012 in Philosophy | No Comments

While Buddha was alive he would find himself being asked the same questions by many different kinds of people. They all asked, “What I can do so that I won’t worry anymore?” Buddha always gave them the same answer, “Just let your worries go then you won’t have them anymore!” One day a man, certain […]

Where Does A Good Life Come From?

Posted by on Nov 10, 2012 in Philosophy | No Comments

Everybody wishes to have a good life. But do you know how to create one? Here are seven things that will build a good life: I. Good Health There is a saying, “Health is wealth”. It’s a great asset to have a healthy body to help you struggle successfully and enjoy your life. If you […]

Our Heart/Mind Can Transform Our Circumstances

Posted by on Oct 28, 2012 in Philosophy | No Comments

Once upon a time, in a little village, there lived a tearful old lady. She had two daughters: the eldest daughter married an umbrella seller and the youngest daughter married the owner of a rice-flour noodles shop. When the weather was nice, the weepy woman always thought how her eldest daughter would be unable to […]

Suffering Pain

Posted by on Sep 14, 2012 in Philosophy | No Comments

We may not like it, but we know we need to feel pain. In fact, pain is used to protect our body from harm. It is a warning system. When our body feels pain it is as if to say: “Warning! Warning! … Stop what you are doing right now. Change it. Do something, anything, […]

Traditional Dharma Chi Kung Instruction in Taichung, Taiwan

Posted by on Aug 26, 2012 in Chi Kung, Taichung | 2 Comments

Private Chi Kung lessons with Master Tsai Yong Tun. Each 1-and-a-half hour lesson is only $1,600 NT /$55 US. There are a limited number of spaces.White Crane Chi Kung Master Tsai’s Qualifications: International umpire of the World Taekwondo Federation The president of Dharma Yi-Jin Jing Si-Sue Jing Academy The president of White Crane Chi Kung […]

Who Is Your Opponent?

Posted by on Aug 21, 2012 in Philosophy | No Comments

From the smallest scope, like personal martial arts practice, to the widest possibilities, such as national military exercises, all types of training need to have an imaginary opponent. I have come to realize, after many years of martial arts training and life experiences, that most of the time the main opponent for anyone, individual, corporate […]

Dharma-Zen Chi Kung/Qi Gong at Vancouver

Posted by on Aug 10, 2012 in Chi Kung | One Comment

Dharmazen T’ai Chi & Qi Gong by on AUGUST 9, 2012 from Irene Sanchez “” During my stay in Taiwan, I found an amazing T’ai Chi and Qi Gong teacher, Master Danny Lai. He is originally from the same city I was staying for my Traditional Chinese Medicine internship, Taichung City. I was very lucky […]

No Obstruction or Anxiety in Our Mind

Posted by on Aug 8, 2012 in Philosophy | No Comments

While we live our lives we all experience some obstruction. Regardless of whether our focus is on wealth, status, work or family, we often feel anxious about it. Actually, no matter which kind obstruction we have, we also have the means to deal with it. The point is to focus on what is happening in […]

Acupressure Points For Gastrointestinal Discomfort

Posted by on Aug 2, 2012 in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) | One Comment

Summer is the high season for gastro-intestinal (GI) discomfort. More people like to drink cold drinks, temperature changes may be abrupt (suddenly hot, suddenly cold), plus better growing conditions for bacteria all contribute to more incidents of bloating, diarrhea, stomach aches and other GI upsets. Chinese medicine texts offer a way to help adjust gastric […]