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In contrast to the heavenly beings of Taoism, man, who lives according to his nature, is forever bound to the sequences, the ups, and downs, of this nature. This path is characterized by the tolerance of the inevitable, it is the path that shows us our purpose: to be in harmony with ourselves.

In reality, there are a few drops in the rain which can be perceived. They are enough to ground our soul. When interacting with the endlessly hard and the infinitely soft, we are greatly inspired by the elements. When you are ready to give, you must be prepared to observe under the veil which hides the true intentions of the people. The hidden nature within which clouds the way of the Dao, light the path and be inspired to change.


Laozi describes two ways of the Dao, the way of humans and the way of nature. When both worlds harmonize we call it Ziran自然 (zìrán) because, in the end, and beginning, it is the same source. The way of the Dao for humans is called Wuwei 無爲 (wúwéi). Everything against our nature is against the Dao.
All energies will be created from Wuji (emptiness) in the moment of true nothingness there will also be Yin and Yang. Once the will of heaven is realized Taiji will emerge. What we realize as our truth will give power to Taiji.

First, let me tell you that you are a creator. Your thoughts are the laws of your Dao, your inner cosmos or whatever you want to call it. Negative and Positive thoughts are equally important as they reflect on your situation. It is the purpose of your thoughts that may bring you further in life or not. Before things get too complicated, let us focus on your reality. You usually have all… Read More

Lotus Background

What prevents us from logic thinking and pure action? The monkey mind is an often discussed topic in China and grew familiar with legends like Wukong (the monkey king). This term originated from Chinese history and can also be found in Zen and Buddhism. The monkey mind as a psychological term originated from Taoism. Monkey Mind in the Western World Without meditation or other internal arts, the monkey mind is bound to be… Read More

https://wudangacademy.tumblr.com/post/163294628925/unlearning Unlearning The process of correcting wrong habits and living intuitively. Wu Wei Check out the Wudang community on Tumblr! Go to Tumblr

Wudang Feng Shui Roof Temple

The fundamental reality in the Daoist understanding is divided in “nothing” and “everything.” The existence of one gives life to the opposite. The existence of everything gives purpose to nothing. One cannot exist without the other, and so the coexistence can be called the way of nature. The principles of Yin and Yang can be applied to internal practice. (Tai Chi, Kung Fu, Qi Gong, Nei Gong and so on) The interaction of soft and… Read More

Zhang San Feng's Teachings

Wudang Kung Fu is one of the two most typical styles of traditional Chinese martial arts, the other being Shaolin. It’s a famous saying in China that “In the north, Shaolin Kung Fu is king; yet in the south, Wudang Kung Fu rules.” Unlike its northern counterpart, which is known for its “external” form of martial arts and integration with Zen Buddhism, Wudang Kung Fu is an “internal” martial art based on… Read More

https://wudangacademy.tumblr.com/post/162512104120/emptiness-空-vs-void-无 Emptiness (空) vs Void (无) Void vs Emptiness – Philosophy Check out the Wudang community on Tumblr! Go to Tumblr

https://wudangacademy.tumblr.com/post/162486065830/taoist-buddhist-way-three-teachings-refers-to Three Teachings refers to Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism when considered as a harmonious aggregate. Confucianism … Confucianism – Taoism – Buddhism Comparison Check out the Wudang community on Tumblr! Go to Tumblr

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Master Yuan Xiu Gang talks here about various things concerning common questions in Daoism and internal martial arts. Enjoy the following videos: Category: General Discussion Write a Comment