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

Sorrows From Daily Life

  Photographer Kai Wai Wong is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ongoing project ‘Faint Sorrow’.  To see Kai ’s body…

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…