Posts from the ‘Mind/Self’ category

Anxiety & Depression Beasts

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Zen Teaching Of Bodhidharma Translated By Red Pine   ” When delusions are absent, the…

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…

Picking The Fruits Of Knowledge

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

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  When I’m feeling blue or need help with relaxing, I sometimes listen to a Muslim call to prayer Azan.   Example Here     Who…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Avoiding the Tornado

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Mind Fist The Asian Art of the Ninja Masters By: Dr. HAHA LUNG   “Fight only…

Loaded Dice

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Hagakure The Book of the Samurai By: Yamamoto Tsunetomo (1659-1719) Translated by William Scott Wilson  …

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.…

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…

Out Of Balance

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Tao of War By Wang Chen Translated  By Ralph D. Sawyer     Excerpt: #24…

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…

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    during conflict erase from mind  possible loss creating path to victory     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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…

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    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…

Acceptance

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Kundalini Rising Exploring The Energy Of Awakening Various Authors     “The light of the sun…

The Box

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Ultimate Mind Control Asian Arts Of Mental Domination By Dr. HAHA LUNG   “All battles are…

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  …

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…

The Hourglass

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series Source Zen In The Martial Arts By Joe Hyams   “Life unfolds on a great sheet called Time,…

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…

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.…

Polishing the Stone

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Mind Power Secret Strategies for the Martial Arts Achieving power by Understanding the Inner Workings of…

Squeeze The Sponge

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Tao Of Jeet Kune Do By Bruce Lee   ” Sharpen the psychic power of seeing…

Is It All The Same?

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Guiding Light of Lao Tzu By Henry Wei   Says Lao Tzu: “Misfortune is what…

Flat Lake

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Essential Teachings Of Zen Master Hakuin  (1686-1769) Translated By Norman Waddell   “If you want…

Wisdom | A Life Long Search

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Undying Lamp of Zen The Testament of Zen Master Torei Translated by Thomas Cleary  …

Ride Life’s Encounters

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: How To Raise An Ox Zen Practice as Taught in Master Dogen’s Shobogenzo By Francis Dojun…

Holding On To Individuality

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Courage The Joy Of Living Dangerously By: Osho   The Politics Of Numbers “In a society,…

Confusion

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Life- Giving Sword Secret Teachings from the House of the Shogun The classic text on…

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…

Finding The Way

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Classics of Buddhism And Zen Volume Two (Zen Reader) Page 129 The Collected Translations Of Thomas Cleary…

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…

No-Mind

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Huineng (638-713) Book: The Art of Shaolin Kung Fu by Wong Kiew Kit (page 196)  …

What For?

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Master Lin-Chi (Died 866 AD)   Phantoms, illusions, empty flowers- Why trouble yourself trying to grasp…