Posts from the ‘Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy’ category

Smile

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Awaken Healing Energy Through The Tao By Mantak Chia   “In ancient China, the Taoists taught…

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.…

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…

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…

The Performance

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Awakening of Zen By: Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki    “Oh! ancient pond! A frog leaps in,…

Chasing Butterflies

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Shopping For Buddhas By: Jeff Greenwald   ” Human desires are endless. It is like the…

The Tornado Inside Our Head

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: When Buddhists  Attack The Curious Relationship Between Zen And The Martial Arts By: Jeffery K. Mann…

Floating

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Tao Te Ching Lao Tzu Zen Teachings on the Taoist Classic Takuan Soho Translated by Thomas…

Away From It All

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Four Huts Asian Writings on the Simple Life Translated by Burton Watson   QUIET DAYS ON MOUNT…

Feast On The Moment

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Zen And Japanese Culture By: Daisetz T. Suzuki   “The pine tree lives for a thousand…

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…

Squeeze The Sponge

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

Zazen

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Wholehearted Way A Translation of Eihei Dogan’s Bendowa Translated by Shohaku Okumura and Taigen Daniel…

Chasing After The Prize

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Zen Keys By: Thich Nhat Hanh   (Excerpt) ” The giant bird has gone thousands of…

Open Spigot

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Book Of Equanimity Illuminating Classic Zen Koans By: Gerry Shishin Wick   ” Seeking it…

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)…

Slowly Cooking The Soup

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Taoist Classics The Collected Translations of Thomas Cleary Volume Two   The Book of Balance and…

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…

Survival

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Zen Lessons The Art of Leadership Translated By Thomas Cleary   58. Adaptation Zhantang said: (Excerpt)…

Consideration

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Not Always So Practicing The True Spirit Of Zen Shunryu Suzuki   ” Instead of respecting…

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…

TIME | Vanishing Time

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The 36 Secret Strategies Of The Martial Arts The Classic Chinese Guide for Success in War,…

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,…

Perspective From The Other Side

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Book Of Five Rings  Miyamoto Musashi (1584-1645) Translated By Thomas Cleary   Becoming The Opponent…

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…

Confusion

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

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…

Loss & Gain

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The 36 Secret Strategies Of The Martial Arts The Classic Chinese Guide for Success in War,…

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…

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…

Zen Meditation

    This black marble Buddha in my garden displays serenity. When I’m also meditating, I feel at peace with myself and all that surrounds me. …

Meditation Technique #3

I love to sometimes perform meditation using a chanting CD by Deva Premal.  I use the first track on the disk for my meditation, but the…

Meditation Technique #2

This meditation technique that I practice is not the most orthodox or traditional, but it works mighty fine for me. I’m dressed in a very soft…

Meditation Technique #1

I have a personal form of meditation which is very effective for relieving my stress. I sit on a cushion, eyes closed, in a half lotus…

CDLXXIII

  Sometimes I Remember The Hunt For Knowledge All night University Study Room Mixing Drinking Coffee & Mountain Dew Taking Breaks Playing Go With Korean Ocean…

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)  …

Under The Hood

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Zhuge Liang (181-234 AD) Mastering The Art Of War The Way Of The General  Pages 221-222…

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…

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…

Aging | Acceptance

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   By: Chuang Tzu (c. 369 BC-c. 286 BC)   The Great Deception The birth of man is…

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…

Rise Of Nationalism

Nibbling On Asian History And Philosophy Series   Source: Opening The Hand Of Thought | Foundations Of Zen Buddhist Practice By Kosho Uchiyama   “During the…

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…