Pain and Compassion A special contraption Demands pain and compassion. Trapped in freedom… Longing to be guided out. Take this, do that Action, re-action. The
The earliest known examples of the Chinese ideogram ‘德’ appear on cast bronze artefacts produced during the Zhou Dynasty (1046–256 BCE) such as: This
Martial virtue resides in the in and out breath,
(Translated by Adrian Chan-Wyles PhD) A Zen-style room is deliberately simple, and is the product of both strict attentiveness and concentrated insight. Such a state
The phrase ‘手掐子午’ simply translates as ‘Close the meridians of the hands’, which in and of itself, tells use very little about the practice itself. This is typical of the Chinese Daoist tradition which requires a careful instruction received from a qualified master.