“Running Energy”

December 7, 2010
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“Running Energy”

...like the first year medical student who thinks he has every disease he reads about...

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The Commercialization of Qigong?

December 3, 2010
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The Commercialization of Qigong?

I recently read an article in the New York Times about a controversy rocking the yoga world.  In an  essay posted on the website of the Hindu-American Foundation, Dr. Aseem Shukla laments what he perceives as a disconnect between the modern yoga culture and its Hindu roots.  The author didn’t ask that yoga practitioners...

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The Joy of Yin

November 18, 2010
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The Joy of Yin

There’s a saying in Chinese medicine that “Women are blood and men are qi.”

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Said Whitehead

November 8, 2010
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In formal logic...

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Said Freud

November 6, 2010
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It is a mistake to believe that a science consists...

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Selfhood

November 2, 2010
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In very simple terms Qigong is one of the antidotes to selfhood. It is hard for our modern ears to even hear such sounds let alone seem them as music. But selfhood, contrary to our teachings and our society, is not a guaranteed panacea. The core of our being does not reside in selfhood...

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Said: James

October 23, 2010
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“Nothing simplifies so much as a great passion.” Henry James

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Said: Einstein

September 21, 2010
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“All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.” Albert Einstein

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Said: O’Toole

September 20, 2010
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“When did I realize I was God? Well, I was praying and I suddenly realized I was talking to myself.” Peter O’Toole from “The Ruling Class”

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Said: Asimov

September 19, 2010
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“Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is” Isaac Asimov

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