The Single Step

Ak’wian struggled to understand the duality represented by the Yin and Yang.

Praise and the Tao

Among some monks a great discussion broke out regarding Taoism, that centered around a hypothetical question, a proposed response, and its insight to the Tao. The story is that a learned Taoist Master is told by another that he is very wise. How would the enlightened Master respond to the speaker? And how does his response reflect the Great Tao?

The Tree

As the days passed, the workers would often rest under him to eat, shaded from the heat of the sun by the canopy of his bent body.

Balance

Life is lived well in balance, the great Yin and Yang

The View

Their journey was long, from their small temple in a humble village in the valley, across the mountain path to the city beyond…

The Scribe

In Hongcun, a small village near the Yellow Mountains, there was a scribed named Yingpei. After a lifetime of training and practice, Yingpei had become a master of writing. His work was renowned and highly sought after.

I Am Gone Now

I am gone now,
but do not be sad.
I have lived my life.

Write Your Own Eulogy

If I could choose what was said, what would I choose? As you already know, with my love of words this would seem inherently important to someone like me. So, I have set a goal. I will write my own eulogy now.

The Thief

One evening, as the sun set gently between the mountains, Taoist Master Shichiri Kojun was reciting sutras in his small and humble home. Suddenly a thief with a sharp sword burst into his home demanding either his money or his life. Shichiri said to him, “Do not disturb me in meditation. You can find the money … Continue reading

The Journey

Tung Jin, the aging Taoist Master of a rural temple in the hills outside of Nanning, was beginning to feel the weight of the many years that had passed since his birth. Although his spirit was still strong, the day to day tasks in seeing to temple business and instructing his students were becoming more … Continue reading

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I speak my heart out.

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