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  1. Hi everyone!!

    Hi everyone!! I came here looking for information about practicing and had been glad by the information shared and to know there is a group of it. I`m Brazilian, 26, engineer but also with other interests such as arts and music. I have a diary practice routine with 15 minutes of standing posture plus 5 movements. Still initiating but already seen some progress at cognition and anxious, motor coordination improve too. I`m glad to know the practice and stir up my way. :)
  2. Hi World

    Hello I am new to this site, I practice SFQ and Zhineng Qigong. I would like to learn, Flying Phoenix Qigong. I am from Santiago de chile.
  3. @Welcomer, There is not a single word, that you said there, that I disagree with. But, all of sudden I am seeing all of these closed threads. It is like--I have said all that needs to be said -- so there! I agree that it makes things simpler but it is limiting to all of us, when it is not necessary. I can see it when things are getting negative but, to assume that any response is unnecessary in any new thread seems a little arrogant me.
  4. "Out with the old", its echo glistening unlike a fossil, shivering without as much a tussle. "They say the night sky speaks, whispers of change; un-change, no change." "If Poseidon dies what will rise?" Look to the tide, is it Purple Inside?
  5. It would follow that the highest form of the calligraphy craft would be a zero point. The Emerald Whale flows to the dark motionless. Pressure Mounts, Spring steams the brew, out peaks the roots bearing the golden fruit.
  6. Greetings

    Greetings to all, I am a novice always looking to learn more. I started on this path accidentally as a teen when I first felt energy that i could move through my body, though I had no clue what it was. So I stumbled and fumbled on my own for more than a decade as I grew up in a restrictive religious environment that treated such things as evil. It has only been in the last few years that I learned of more traditional cultivation practices. I'm poor at asking for advice and have only my own clumsy experiences with little traditional knowledge to share. So I look forward to learning more from those who wish to share and will share my own experiences with any who wish to know. Thank you in advance for your kindness.
  7. New Member

    Hello, I am new here. I am interested in esoteric topics, and so I'm looking forward to sharing and exploring with other spiritual seekers.
  8. Thankyou

    Hi I am new to the site despite joining years ago, this is my first post. I am no one going no where looking for some companionship on the way.
  9. First Post

    I am a practitioner of Mysore Ashtanga Yoga and have just started studying Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. I would like to learn more about other schools of thought. Thank you.
  10. My newcomer post

    Namaste friends, I have had this site bookmarked for a couple years and come here sometimes to read, tho recently had the urge to be more involved, so I made my account and am making this post now in the Newcomer section. What got me into Taoism was my instructor for Yellow Dragon Kung fu, he recommended some books on Taoist philosophy, and from there I had read more books and resonated with their content. Some of the books I like are the following: The Chronicles of Tao 365 Tao Fourth Uncle in the Mountain Bones of the Master Enter Mo Pai etc. Some of these books may not fall into the strict genre of Taoism (tho technically we can say everything falls into Taoism...) I got similar stories and vibes from all of these books, however. I look forward to discussing these subjects with all of you! Eternal Love & Light, Arya
  11. I'm New Here

    Hello all. I'm new here. I've been practicing on my own for a few years, working with Mantak Chia's system a bit and reading the Tao Teh Ching and Zhuangzi. I've now started training on dragon gate lineage. I'm here to share and learn. I look forward to taking part in the forum. Nice to meet everyone!
  12. Howdy and Goals

    Long time lurker, first time poster. love the site, love the info, main goal is to improve retention and work towards the ultimate goal of MCO. I know that it is not an easy or quick process, but i am willing to put in the work. thanks so much and looking forward to the path!
  13. TCM

    Have to write a comment because I am new on the daobum. So, in life I am a composer, a pianist and a teacher. After several years, I am already 46, so still very young, I am planning a career switch to acupuncture and tuina. I am studying TCM and herbs and qi gong and some martial stuff for about 8 years now, so I like to change my job in about 4 years. First I need a western medical diploma to even start with a postgraduat acupuncture etc. So I will have a lot study to do. wish me luck derek
  14. Hi

    Hi guys, I'm new to the forum, pleasure. I'm from Brazil, and I'm starting this way now, does anyone have any tips to give? I would greatly appreciate everything. Thanks, and take care of me. P.S: My english is horrible, sorry. But for reading is ok.
  15. Hello Everyone I'm a New Student

    I am an experienced meditator, having done so for about 10 years now daily, I am entering a new phase in my life where I want to practice celibacy, that has lead me to this site, I'm still fairly young (late 20s) but I really want to have my life take on new meaning and depth/heights. Please take a moment to stop here and say hello, drop some of your favorite all time threads in here, and private message me if you wish to be my tutor/mentor. I am searching the last few years for someone to teach me worldly knowledge, historical, esoteric, tao, religions, science, medicine. I am a passionate learner. I can even possibly compensate you for your time tutoring me, I am hoping this was meant to be. Thanks, 5am
  16. Yo

    Trying to teach myself more about internal energy and the dao's.
  17. Seeing the universe anew

    I've recently begun to explore the Tao. I joined to create a better understanding of how others see the universe. Always open to discuss.
  18. Tao Convert

    Hi Y'all, My name is Amy, and I have been studying the Tao for about 3 months. I was drifting aimlessly since leaving Christianity 4 years ago. I did a lot of YouTube with Chakras, Meditating, Astral Planes, etc. One day (as I was playing Star Wars, SWTOR), I decided to look more into Taoism. I have known for some time that "The Force" was based on Tao. I read it all the way through in one sitting the first time. I am currently comparing 2 different translations as I read through again. I live in a very conservative town that it is in a very conservative state. It is probably 3 hours to the nearest town that might have a Tao temple. So, I started looking for an online community - and here I am. Thanks!
  19. new or returning

    My name is Jolanda, I think I was here before . Studying Daoism: learning from texts, reading books and scriptures, teaching and doing Tai Chi and Qigong, recitation, meditation, zhan zhuang, circle walk, letting go, returning ... In this moment my Daoist name is Xìn Rù, disciple of Liu De MIng. Living in the Netherlands, wanting to manifest a Dutch Daoist Center in the future, but then again, letting go of desires: just starting with welcoming people to learn, read, recitate and meditate with me, for recognizing the Dao, in a very simple Way ... through email, skype or facebook. Maybe starting a community - group on facebook, if there is interest.
  20. Good day!

    Hello Its nice to meet everyone! i love sharing information and learning from others and how they apply what they know
  21. Hello

    Hi I am new here. Had been practicing qigong for some time. Meow..
  22. Thank you ....

    Hello Everyone ... and greetings from Chicago, IL. First and foremost let me say, "Thank You" to each and every person who has made this website available. Up to this point I've only had the opportunity to peruse the website, but I sincerely appreciate the the opportunity to participate and to continue as a life-long learner. I'm truly excited to begin the exploration, to learn, offer what I can, and to be part of such a wonderful community. Geoffrey
  23. Returning to the source . . .

    Hello all! I've read this forum on and off for a while, but now I'm starting a new stretch of the trail and it's time to engage a little more actively. I'm 30-something, living in the Southeastern USA. I read widely, grow most of my own food, drink a lot of craft beer and good bourbon, work at home, play too much chess, and a few other things. I'm focusing right now on my own development, and I'm hoping what I learn here will help me do so. It's nice to meet all of you!
  24. Waking Up From a Little Nap

    Greetings! I just woke up from a little several year nap. I'm feeling refreshed and ready to get back to it. Before I drifted off (this last time that is - I do like naps) I was stumbling around the Way with one eye on my tea cup, and one toe in the stream. I haven't gone very far (though it's been a good long time) - which really is fine, because I've got nowhere to go. A little taijiquan here, a little qigong there. Walking circles in the park. Lots of tea, tea, tea, drinking in that cha qi. Music. Must. Have. Music. Always. What else...Dad, husband, living in southern Maine, spilling PHP to pay the rent, spreading the word of Kenneth Rexroth and Louise Michel, and wishing I listened to my Mom and stuck with those piano lessons. Looking forward to reading a whole mess of the posts, learning what folks here have to offer, pouring you some tea, and continuing my practice / crawling, before getting sleepy and climbing into bed for another nap.
  25. Howdy

    Howdy, My name is Travis and I am a former member of the Reform Taoism Congregation. After a few years of very limited internet access I came back to find the site no longer in existence so I searched old emails from them and decided to join this site. I am a student at heart, as I love to learn new things. I look forward to reading different ideas on Taoism to incorporate into my own personal philosophy. I don't post much, mostly sit back and read. I hope to learn much here.