Posts from the ‘Conduct/Self’ category

Silent Illumination

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Method Of No-Method The Chan Practice Of Silent Illumination By: Chan Master Sheng Yen  …

Easy On The Hot Sauce

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: World Stompers A Guide To Travel Manifesto By: Brad Olsen     “Adopt the holy man…

Water

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Wisdom of the Taoists By: D. Howard Smith   “The highest excellence is like water.…

Simple Practice

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Zen Buddhism: A History India And China By: Heinrich Dumoulin   “When hunger comes., I eat…

The Shyster

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Classics of Buddhism and Zen The collected Translations Of Thomas Cleary Volume Five The Buddhist I…

Time Lost?

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Classics of Buddhism and Zen The Collected Translations of  Thomas Cleary Volume Four Unlocking The Zen…

Same Same

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Mud & Water The collected Teachings Of Zen Master Bassui (1327-1387) Translated By Arthur Braverman   …

Hard Manual Labor

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Zen’s Chinese Heritage The Masters and Their Teachings By: Andy Ferguson   “How miraculous and wondrous,…

Let The Walls Tumble Down

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Heart Sutra Translation And Commentary by Red Pine “without walls of the mind and thus…

A Beautiful Day

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Zen Baggage A Pilgrimage to China By: Bill Porter Also known as Red Pine   Excerpt…

America | The Rudderless Ship

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: WEN-TZU Understanding the Mysteries Further teachings of Lao- Tzu Translated by Thomas Cleary     #154…

Naturally Good

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Bow To Life 365 Secrets From The Martial Arts For Daily Life By: Joseph Cardillo  …

Perfection

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance An Inquiry Into Values By: Robert M. Persig  …

Finding Your Own Way

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Comprehensive Applications of Shaolin Chin Na The Practical Defense Of Chinese Seizing Arts For All Styles…

Reaching The Finish Line

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Root of Chinese QIGONG Secrets For Health, Longevity, & Enlightenment By: Dr. Yang, Jwing Ming…

Fresh Squeezed Lemonade

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Tao of War The Martial Tao Te Ching ‘Translated By Ralph D. Sawyer   “Those…

Just Zen

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Spirit of Zen By: Alan Watts     “An old pine preaches wisdom, And a…

Picking Only Ripe Fruit

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Taoist Yoga Alchemy & Immortality By:  LU K’UAN YU (Charles Luk)   “Let all thought come…

Thorn And The Rose

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Kung Fu  Book Of Wisdom Sage Advice From The Original TV Series By Herbie J…

How To Be A Hermit #3

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Taoism: The Road To Immortality By: John Blofeld   “Under the cliff lives an ancient recluse;…

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  Problems may stay around awhile, but eventually the wheel stops and life is back to normal. Ants march in single file getting the work done.…

It Is Written

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Way of the Bull Leo Buscaglia   “The only thing that is certain for us…

Have Or Have Not

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Zen Sand The Book Of Capping Phrases For Koan Practice Compiled, Translated and Annotated by Victor…

My Tiny Slice Makes Me Feel Nice

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Yoga  Power and Spirit Patanjali the Shaman By: Alberto Villoldo PH. D   “Practice contentment. Accept…

Of Course I Can Fly

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Instant Zen Waking Up in the Present Translated by Thomas Cleary   Excerpt “There is a…

Body & Mind

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding By Arnold Schwarzenegger     ” The human body was…

Energy Through The Veins

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Intuition Knowing Beyond Logic By Osho   “Intuition is only a mirror. It does not create…

Who Is In Your Orbit?

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Ideals Of The Samurai Writings Of Japanese Warriors Translated and Introduction By William Scott Wilson  …

Flowers & Weeds

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Way Of Zen By Alan Watts   “The flowers depart when we hate to lose…

Taste The Fruit

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: KODO Ancient Ways Lessons in the Spiritual Life of the Warrior/ Martial Artist By Kensho Furuya…

CCXXXVII

    kicked in the teeth spit out blood get up from my knees slice me with blade I keep coming that is how I’m made…

Crumbling From Within

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Tao Of Deception Unorthodox Warfare in Historic And Modern China By Ralph D. Sawyer  …

CCXLVIII

    eternal  frustration chasing after other folks crumbs   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please…

Who Is The Boss?

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan By Shakta Kaur Khalsa   “The yogi developed their…

Catch A Falling Star

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Zen Buddhism A History Japan By: Heinrich Dumoulin   ” For many years I dug the…

Consumed

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Secret Sexual Positions  Ancient Techniques For Modern Lovers By: Kenneth Ray Stubbs, Ph.D. Illustrated By: Kyle…

Unwinding the Yarn

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Essential Tao An Initiation into the Heart of Taoism through the Authentic Tao Te Ching…

New Start

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Budo Secrets Teachings of Martial Arts Masters John Stevens   River “This world’s dust and dirt…

The Jungle

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: KI In Daily Life By: Koichi Tohei   “Do not give in to your surroundings. The…

Refresh

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Tao  The Watercourse Way By: Alan Watts With the collaboration of Al Chung- Liang Huang  …

Sowing Seeds

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Mystics and Zen Masters By: Thomas Merton    Excerpt “Whatever is cultivated rightly, will surely grow.…

Mettle

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Samurai Wisdom Lessons From Japan’s Warrior Culture Five Classic Texts On Bushido Translated By: Thomas Cleary…

Slice and Dice | Just A Bit

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Budo Mind and Body Training Secrets of the Japanese Martial Arts By: Nicklaus Suino   “Perceiving…

Kindness

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Eihei Dogen Mystical Realist The Classic Introduction To Dogen’s Life And Teaching By: Hee-Jin Kim (Excerpt)…

Possessions

  I cherish the Burmese black marble Buddha in my garden. How would I feel if one day the statue disappeared? Would I be sad? It…

The Exit

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Art Of Strategy A New Translation of Sun Tzu’s Classic The Art of War By…

Give & Take

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Thick Face Black Heart The Warrior Philosophy For Conquering The Challenges Of Business And Life By:…

Let Go

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Living the Martial Way How to develop attitudes based on the ancient Asian martial arts. (A…

No Thought

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Qigong Meditation Embryonic Breathing By: Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming   Confucius said: ” Only knowing (how to)…

1st Time

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Dogen’s  Extensive Record A Translation Of The Eihei Koroku Translated By: Taigen Dan Leighton & Shohaku…

The Flow

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Secret Tactics Lessons from the Great Masters of Martial Arts By: Kazumi Tabata Publisher: Tuttle  …

Keeping A Low Profile

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Training The Samurai Mind A Bushido SourceBook Translated and Edited By Thomas Cleary Publisher: Shambhala  …

Inner Strength

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Kung Fu Book of Wisdom Sage Advice From The Original TV Series By Herbie J…

How To Treat A Woman

  The Millennial Male Advice Guide to Being a Man By The Hermit Poet   Women are the most beautiful creatures on the planet. Whether you…

Change | Ego | Happiness

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Places That Scare You A Guide To Fearlessness in Difficult Times By: Pema Chodron Pages…

Nothing Special

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Shunryu Suzuki From Book: Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind  (Page 46)   Nothing Special “If you continue…

Just Be

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source:   Hakuin Ekaku (1685-1768) “Everyone is born a Buddha. Why start seeking and trying to become one?…

Vanishing Serenity

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Poem by: Saigyo (1118-90) From the book: The Japanese Tea Garden By Marc Peter Keane (Page…

The Scarecrow

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Poem by Bukkoku Kokushi (1241-1316)   Though not consciously trying to guard the rice fields from…

Harmony vs. Disarray

Nibbling On Asian History and Philosophy Series:   Source: Who Is Dogen Zenji?        Illumination From Our Feet   Arranging our shoes neatly, we bring…