Postures of the Cheng Man-Ching Tai Chi 37 Form

Zheng Manqing Traditional Chinese 鄭曼青 Simplified Chinese 郑曼青 Pinyin Romanisation (Mandarin) Zhèng Mànqīng Wade-Giles Romanisation (Mandarin) Cheng4 Man4-ch’ing1 Other versions Zheng Manqing   Cheng Man Ching, CMC   Section One        1 預備勢 yù bèi shì preparation • 起勢 qǐ shì commencement 2 攔雀尾 lán què wěi grasp the sparrow’s tail  • ward-off (left side)  •… Continue reading Postures of the Cheng Man-Ching Tai Chi 37 Form

Taoist Technique of the Third Eye

Ancient Remote Viewing. Dr. Baolin Wu, M.D.(China), Ph.D., L.Ac. is a Chinese medical doctor, Taoist physician, and martial artist with over thirty years of medical experience. A recognized authority on traditional Chinese medicine as well as conventional Western medicine, he combines and redefines the techniques of both systems and is able to apply appropriate treatment… Continue reading Taoist Technique of the Third Eye

Tsa Pi Shiu Lin Jing – Interpret energy

There are many different forms of jing with shenming or Tsa Pi Shiu Lin Jing as the highest form of jing where you sense the opponents jin and yi (intention) before is visible or manifested and you control and release your opponent with Yi (pure intent) or Shen only. (Thomas compilation from different sources) At… Continue reading Tsa Pi Shiu Lin Jing – Interpret energy

Light, agile and connected

Once in motion, the entire body must be light (Qing) and agile (Ling), (it) especially should (be) threaded together. Taijiquan Treatise by Zhang, San-Feng Jwing-Ming, Dr. Yang, and Ymaa Publication Center. Tai Chi Secrets of the Ancient Masters. P. 1 The body’s movement is soft, relaxed, smooth, natural and comfortable. Light and agile like movements… Continue reading Light, agile and connected

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is awareness of one’s thoughts, actions or motivations. mindfulness wikipedia.org Thich Nhat Hanh, Plum Village plumvillage.org Reference: The shown clip is from the DVD accompanying the book: Walking Meditation (sep 2006) Thich Nhat Hanh, Anh-Huong Nguyen ISBN 1591794730 The Miracle of Mindfulness: A Manual on Meditation (dec 1999) Thich Nhat Hanh ISBN 9780807012390 The Blooming of… Continue reading Mindfulness

The Chinese mind Shen, Xin, and Yi

Shen – Spirit. The consciousness within which the mind and thought function. Xin – Heart. In Chinese it often means “mind”. If refers to an intention, idea or thought which has not been expressed. The heart or mind, is the center of human thought and feeling. Yi – Mind. It is commonly expressed as Xin-Yi. Xin is an idea… Continue reading The Chinese mind Shen, Xin, and Yi

The Circle

The circle is a round plane figure whose boundary (the circumference) consists of points equidistant from a fixed point (the center). Reference: Oxford dictionary Reference: wikipeda.org Importance Of Continuity In the case of the “Outer School” (which emphasizes attack) of boxing, the strength one exerts is still and the movements are not continuous, but are… Continue reading The Circle

Structure

The ‘classics’ state that; the body has to be upright as if the head is suspended from above; the hips have to be relaxed and seated into their sockets; the chest should be hollowed; shoulders relaxed and elbows dropped. These requirements combined create the taiji ‘structure’. However if all the attention in placed on the… Continue reading Structure

Jeijin and Fajin – Receive and release the energy

Qi should be filled and stimulated (Gu Dang), Shen spirit should be retained internally. Gu Dang means a drum there is full and resounding (due to vibration). Peng The entire body is filled with springlike energy. Songs of the eight postures by T’an Meng-hsien (as researched by Lee N. Scheele) The Four Characters: Support, Lead, Relax, and… Continue reading Jeijin and Fajin – Receive and release the energy

Sung (relax) every hair is fully alert

‘In the fully energized state, “every hair is fully alert.” The state of relaxed arousal is what is meant by the chinese term “sung.” This is not the drowsy torpor before sleep. It is the release of tension that saps our strength – so that we become alert, clearheaded and full of vigor. Your head… Continue reading Sung (relax) every hair is fully alert

Commandment of my Spirit

In the search for meaning in my life I reached the barrier of reason. I felt the urge to go beyond the doors of the comprehensible.  Looking for God. I walk on the path of enlightenment in search of the ultimate truth. Transcending all.  Returning to the void.