Qigong For Self-Healing

Qigong For Self-Healing  Qigong combines simple movements with focused breathing. Physically, anyone could do it. It is so easy, it’s hard to believe the powerful effects it has on our health. Let’s break down the simple ways this ancient exercise assists our overall well-being. Proper . . .

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What Is Zazen?

What Is Zazen? What is “zazen” or “zuochan”?  Westerners have become familiar with the terms “mindfulness”  and “meditation.”  Often, they are used interchangeably. Studying each, even within a secular framework, soon makes one realize they are actually two slightly different methods for bringing a person into . . .

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Listening To The Cries Of The World

Here is a dharma talk by Reb Anderson, senior dharma teacher at Green Dragon Temple near Muir Woods, CA.  Most of the world knows it as Green Gulch Farm.  We have a Warrior’s Path field trip scheduled for that location November 8th-12th.  https://youtu.be/zbe32258SOk Shaolin Kung . . .

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Zen Buddhism and Kung Fu

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 . . .

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