Taoism

The Cheng School Gao Style Baguazhang Manual

Gao Yisheng's Bagua Twisting-Body Connected Palm

Written by Gao Yisheng, Edited by Liu Fengcai, Translated by John Groschwitz, Foreword by Vincent Black
Price: $29.95
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In its first English-language edition, this detailed training manual is a complete guide to Gao baguazhang, as preserved through the lineage of Liu Fengcai. The youngest of the major bagua lineages, Gao bagua shows the influence of taiji quan, xingyi quan, and shuai jiao. It incorporates traditional bagua weapons, pre-heaven palms...

Ancient Songs of the TAO

Music of the Spheres

Written by Bruce Frantzis, Narrated by Bruce Frantzis
Price: $69.00
Compact Disc

As part of my training as a Taoist priest in China, I learned 3,000 ancient liturgies that create vibrations for changing the energetic frequencies in human beings. I use these powerfully effective chants to help my students relax their tension, energetic blockages, emotions and churning thoughts. After decades of being asked...

Strings of the TAO

A Unique Musical and Meditative Experience

Written by Bruce Frantzis, Contribution by Steve Kindler, Narrated by Bruce Frantzis
Price: $20.00
Compact Disc

In a live performance, Taoist Lineage Master Bruce Frantzis chants never-before-recorded liturgies in ancient Chinese accompanied by former Kitaro violinist Steve Kindler on the seven-string violin.

During his training as a Taoist priest in China, Frantzis learned 3,000 liturgies, rich in vibrational overtones, as tools to activate and weave together the eight...

Essays on Man and Culture

Written by Cheng Man-ch'ing  , Translated by Mark Hennessy
Price: $16.95
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Cheng Man-ch'ing wrote this series of essays to make various points of classical Chinese philosophy understandable to beginning readers. Hennessy does a wonderful job in translating this work, as well as providing the classical references for each essay, giving a historical context for a western reader without the necessary background. In...

Immortal Sisters

Secret Teachings of Taoist Women Second Edition

Edited by Thomas Cleary, Translated by Thomas Cleary
Price: $14.95
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Immortal Sisters presents life stories and teachings of distinguished female Taoist adepts who lived from the third to twelfth centuries. Among them is the poet and mystic Sun Bu-er, who passed into folklore as one of the famous Seven Immortals and appears as a character in countless popular novels of China...

Master of Five Excellences

Written by Cheng Man-ch'ing  , Translated by Mark Hennessy
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Professor Cheng Man-Ch’ing regarded a set of five disciplines—the "five excellences"—to be the mark of a well-rounded person: calligraphy, painting, poetry, t’ai chi, and medicine. Although he is best known for his teachings on the martial arts (in particular, his highly influential adaptation of t’ai chi), versatility was central to Cheng’s...

Lao Tzu: My Words Are Very Easy to Understand

Lectures on the Tao Teh Ching

Written by Cheng Man-ch'ing  , Translated by Tam C. Gibbs
Price: $17.95
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Lao-tzu: My Words Are Very Easy to Understand interprets the sayings of Lao-tzu, one of the earliest writers in Chinese history. His work describes the merest traces and marvels of the Tao, and promotes Non-action, concepts that are central to these unique teachings of thousands of years ago.