Learning is Not the Path

Nansen said: “Mind is not Buddha. Learning is not the path.” Mumon’s comment: Nansen was getting old and forgot to be ashamed. He spoke out with bad breath and exposed the scandal of his own home. However, there are a few who appreciate his kindness. When the sky is clear the sun appears, When the… Continue reading Learning is Not the Path

A hug is all what we need

Sometimes, a hug is all what we need. Free hugs is a real life controversial story of Juan Mann, A man whos sole mission was to reach out and hug a stranger to brighten up their lives. In this age of social disconnectivity and lack of human contact, the effects of the Free Hugs campaign… Continue reading A hug is all what we need

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Doctor Strangelove Now or Never

Stanley Kubrick’s sensational and hilarious dark satire “Doctor Strangelove” from 1964 with Peter Sellers shaping three protagonists in a nuclear race of “hot war” against the Russians is still relevant with all the war maniacs around today in 2006; people (leaders of countries) who really think and thoroughly believe that they can solve the problems… Continue reading Doctor Strangelove Now or Never

Knowing the self is enlightenment

知人者智, 自知者明。 勝人者有力, 自勝者強。 知足者富。 強行者有志。 不失其所者久。 死而不亡者, 壽。 Knowing others is wisdom; Knowing the self is enlightenment. Mastering others requires force; Mastering the self needs strength. He who knows he has enough is rich. Perseverance is a sign of willpower. He who stays where he is endures. To die but not to perish is… Continue reading Knowing the self is enlightenment

Swimming about

One day Chuang Tzu and a friend were walking by a river. “Look at the fish swimming about,” said Chuang Tzu, “They are really enjoying themselves.” “You are not a fish,” replied the friend, “So you can’t truly know that they are enjoying themselves.” “You are not me,” said Chuang Tzu. “So how do you… Continue reading Swimming about

The most submissive thing

The most submissive thing in the world can ride roughshod over the hardest in the world – that which is without substance entering that which has no crevices. That is why I know the benefit of resorting to no action. The teaching that uses no words, the benefit of resorting to no action, these are… Continue reading The most submissive thing

Song of Central Equilibrium

Find center! Relax the chest. Raise the back. Enclose the solar plexus. Protect the cheekbones. Lift the head. Suspend solar plexus. Loosen the shoulders. Sink the elbows. Be evasive. Avoid conflict. ( Wu-Yü-hisiang ) Many qigon practitioners and masters skilled in the internal martial arts say that the most difficult position to achieve is Wu… Continue reading Song of Central Equilibrium

Qigong a fountain of life

Surely you are interested in good health both in body and mind. People from all over the world in many separate cultures have been looking for hundreds of years, if not thousands of years, for ways to achieve unity of body and mind. One could think of every different system of exercise or mental practice… Continue reading Qigong a fountain of life

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Not Pr0n – Riddle this!

Riddle me a riddle. If you think you are too smart for your own good and have a time on your hands then just maybe you are the “not pr0n” riddle worthy. Up until now some 650000 have tried but only 32 people have reached the final step so far. Go genius.. go and fetch… Continue reading Not Pr0n – Riddle this!

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