“Buddhism and Martial Arts are one. The study of martial arts requires great concentration. When a person focuses their mind on practicing their martial arts, they clear their mind of all distracting thoughts. This is analogous to Ch’an (Zen) meditation, where a person tries to settle their mind of all distracting thoughts. This also involves […]
NEXT CEREMONY IS ON Thursday, December 12th 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM The Full Moon Bodhisattva Ceremony is a buddhist ritual that is comprised of four parts: REPENTENCE Acknowledging the timeless cost of cause and effect and vowing to be more mindful of our actions. FOUR BODHISATTVA VOWS A bodhisattva is a being […]
NEXT RETREAT IS ON FRIDAY, January 10th Experience what it is like to spend the day living like a Shaolin Monk. Held at: HealthKick Kung Fu 1329 N. Larrabee 2nd Floor 60610 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM The day will consist of kung fu, taiji, qigong and meditation. (For sitting […]
Next Retreat is Friday, December 13th at: HealthKick Kung Fu 1329 N. Larrabee Chicago 60610 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM It is open to the general public. The retreat is a combination of Qigong and Sitting & Walking Meditation. (You may sit on floor cushions or in a chair) No technology. There are scheduled breaks. It […]
There are people who have a stirring inside them–—qualities that lay dormant, potential untapped, energy to give and aspirations unfulfilled. You’re one of these people. You’re not afraid of idealism. You engage with the world. You embrace the mystery of our existence and humanity’s aptitude for evolvement. Warrior’s Path Buddhist Academy exists to explore what […]
Buddhist practice often speaks about “dharma transmission” – the idea that there is a moment the student fully realizes the teachings being passed down or “transmitted” from their teacher. What does this idea of dharma transmisson really mean?
Mindfulness practice connects us to our present moment. We become very aware of the here happening right now. Do we have that awareness when we start to move? The breath is available to anchor this present now. We focus on breath to find stillness, usually while sitting in a quiet moment. But our daily lives […]