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Li

Li is the grain in wood or jade. Li is the reason why a willow leaning over a stream relaxes the mind and a city

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The Yin Yang

Unlike the polarities or other mythologies, Yin and Yang are not at war.  They are not opposed in an endless struggle such as, the light

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Te

The power through which the Tao is made manifest or is actualised.  Or, the virtue or power inherent in a person or thing existing in

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Jing Chi Shen

This is not a repetition of what is written elsewhere.  Check out the article on Chi. This is about how to develop Chi. When we

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Wu Wie

Wu Wei has often been translated to mean something like Not Doing, or Doing By Not Doing.  It implies somehow, achievement by doing nothing. The

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Elemental Relationships

As students progress through the Masters’ Course they develop their understanding of the Elements that they have been learning about during the Advanced Course.  Now,

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Heaven Earth

The symbol for Heaven is three Yang solid lines.  Picture the sky, it represents infinite space to accommodate any possibility.  It is the most pure

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Wind Thunder

Picture the lightening strike at night hitting a mountain and the shocking crack of thunder that shakes us even though we expected it.  It arouses

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Water Fire

Fire is forever radiating outward energy, rushing for the top, yet is essentially empty inside.  It is bright, beautiful and illuminating.  It has direction, but

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Mountain Lake

The imagery of the eight trigrams represent the combinations of yin and yang that are possible with three sections. The solid bar represents yang, while

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