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    instructions Ancient Masters - Foundation in Magic

    Ancient Masters - Foundation in Magic also known as Foundation In Ancient Arts We offer teaching and guidance on a complex spiritual Path of Magic that is underrepresented online and poorly known to the public. The path leads to inner transformation and spiritual development, unlike chasing...
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    group study His Holiness Kyabgön Gongma Sakya Trichen Rinpoche (41st Sakya Trizin), Courses and Events

    This thread is for announcing courses that feature live and recorded course teachings of His Holiness Kyabgön Gongma Sakya Trichen Rinpoche (41st Sakya Trizin). His Holiness is one of the current patriarch's of Sakya tradition of Vajrayana Buddhism and He is well known for traveling all-around...
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    instructions Vajra Armor Mantra Course at P'hurba T'hinley Ling Retreat Center

    Vajra Armor Mantra Course At P'hurba T’hinley Ling Retreat Center The Vajra Armor Mantra was first introduced into Tibet in the eighth century by Padmasambhava, who had collected various teachings and practices on this mantra from the ancient Indian Buddhist tradition. After teaching his close...
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    group study Drikung Kagyü Regular Teachings and Special Events

    This thread is reserved for promoting regular teachings and special events in the Drikung Kagyu tradition of Vajrayana Buddhism. First of all, please see our main thread about the Drikung Kagyu: You may also share about your relevant experiences...
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    instructions Practice Rinzai Zen with Meido Moore Roshi

    Practice Rinzai Zen with Meido Moore Roshi The Teacher Meido Moore is the abbot of Korinji, a Rinzai Zen Buddhist monastery in Wisconsin, and guiding teacher of the international Korinji Rinzai Zen Community. He is the author of The Rinzai Zen Way: A Guide to Practice and Hidden Zen: Practices...
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    interview An Interview with Chinese Internal Arts Teacher Sifu John Dolic

    An Interview with Chinese Internal Arts Teacher Sifu John Dolic The finished article will be featured here in the first post. In the meanwhile, please read the post below for participation instructions.
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    instructions Sifu Terry Dunn's Courses & Classes (Both Streaming and In-Person)

    Sifu Terry Dunn sends regular adverts for his ongoing community classes via his Substack newsletter. Subscribe on the following site in order to receive updates, including details about pricing and joining up: Below is an edited and adapted synopsis of all the...
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    feedback Repurposing the Alchemical Garden Forum

    Repurposing the Alchemical Garden Forum The first year of this forum's existence is closing in and it's timely to have some thoughts about the Alchemical Garten Forum future. If we look at how other discussion forums operate, The Dao Bums works well because it allows good practices to exist...
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    instructions Stillness-Movement Neigong

    Stillness-Movement Neigong From what I have read, Stillness-Movement is a comprehensive and deeply integrated system of Chinese internal skills that has found a solid foothold in the West. The head teacher and the current lineage keeper Michael Lomax studied extensively with his master Wang...
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    news Forum Content Reorganization and Restricted Access

    After some deliberation about benefits and disadvantages, I have decided that some of the forum content will be moved into new branches housed under the Restricted Content forum stem. These are visible to registered users only in order to reduce the risk that uninitiated and greedy people...
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    instructions George Xu's Video Teaching Series on Patreon

    This is a new video series for studying internal kungfu with an accomplished master with good reputation: I recently reviewed Master George Xu's short clips on the Xinyi analysis thread, and I found that his martial skills are worthy. You should check the...
  12. instructions Authentic neigong training

    Hi, I spoke with virtue and he said it would be ok to post details of an upcoming seminar where I will be teaching some authentic neigong. Anyone who is interested can email directly, thank you. Date: 18-19 September 2021 (Saturday and Sunday) Cost: Option 1: $500 with one month access to the...
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    creativity Biweekly Alchemical Garden Video Conferencing

    We will start hosting a biweekly video conferences for Alchemical Garden users. Come say hello and get to know the people behind silly user names! Our discussion is completely informal and practically everything goes. Users who wish to participate in the conferences should reply to this topic...
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    question Internal Practices Suitable for Self-Study

    Internal Practices Suitable for Self-Study It's an interesting question with two complementary answers. There is the perspective of complete formal practice that allows the practitioner to advance from complete naivety to mastery within its self-contained systemic framework. The other view is...
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    group study Fundraiser and Translation of Ten Discourses on Daoist Alchemy

    Fundraiser by Mattias Daly: Translation of Ten Discourses on Daoist Alchemy "A Westerner with the knowledge of Daoist pharmacopeia and inner cultivation and the ability and dedication to present such materials to...
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    instructions Information about Flying Phoenix and Chi Kung for Health series

    Flying Phoenix is a rare and very effective family inherited style of healing meditations. Sifu Terry Dunn is the only certified instructor of the Flying Phoenix system. The official information about Flying Phoenix and Chi Kung for Health series can be found on Sifu Terry Dunn's website...