Lu Ji (261-303) – formal birth-name ‘Shi Heng’ (士衡) or ‘Scholar of Weight’ – and was a native of Wu Town, in Wu County (now
Translator’s Note: Although ‘劍‘ is pronounced ‘Jian’ within Putonghua (which is the dialect of the Chinese language spoken in Beijing) – also known in the West
I have been engaged in the activity of Buddhist meditation for over three decades. In that time, I have experienced a number of ‘states’ marked
Dear Ben Master Zhao Bichen (1860-1942) trained with at least 36 different Daoist Masters – but received Daoist Transmission from two elderly Ch’an monks (Liao Kong and Liao Ren).
Translator’s Note: Julian Shchutskii was a Soviet intellectual who could have changed the world for the Socialist Cause if only he had taken a different direction in
Dear Gillian I was researching the earliest records of Christianity in China, within Chinese language sources. Of course, there is talk of St Thomas going