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  1. Roots of Virtue

    group study Taijiquan: The Versatile Internal Martial Art

    This is the general discussion thread for all things related to Taijiquan: experiences, substyles, martial applications, sensitivity training, lineages, supplementary practices, its internal force and commonly attained spiritual powers, and so forth. Please, only post instructional Taijiquan...
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    question Personal politics aside — Artistic Yin-Yang? Connectedness? It!

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  3. Roots of Virtue

    essay Preliminary Training with Internal Kungfu as a Study Example

    Preliminary Training with Internal Kungfu as a Study Example A lot has been written and spoken about spiritual cultivation. Much of this discussion makes reference from mid to high-level training methods and phenomena that are attained with correct training at these respective mid-to-high...
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    group study Heaven and Earth: Hieros Gamos (Holy Marriage), the Cosmos, and the Virtues of Yin and Yang

    This thread is a brief summary of the various important cultural and esoteric currents that are covered with this concept and its close terms. (It's also a practical guide for when to use it as a tag, mind you.) Heaven and Earth: Hieros Gamos (Holy Marriage), the Cosmos, and the Virtues of...
  5. Corvus

    essay Esoteric Number Theory ( and the 3 : 4 Principle ) .

    In some traditions numbers are not just symbols that tell us how many of a particular thing there are but can be seen as divine emanations. In simpler form it goes something like this; The original primal unity. Some call it God - at the stage of God before creation. Others call it pure...
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    group study Female Practice and Femininity in Spiritual Cultivation

    Hereby we shall have a general discussion thread about female practice and femininity in spiritual cultivation. This is not meant to be a ladies' bathroom, but a women's interest group. Men can also participate if they show dignity and respect. The Premises for Female Practice Men and...
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    essay The Centripetal Action

    The Centripetal Action Good leadership is scattered or unmotivated, so the authoritarian forces of dispersion and oppression put people's defenses and shadows in charge of overseeing. This trend is manifest in both microcosm and macrocosm. People are driven into fringes for shelter or...