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  1. Roots of Virtue

    group study The Unsurpassed Benefits of Studying Well and the Downfalls of Its Neglect

    The Unsurpassed Benefits of Studying Well and the Downfalls of Its Neglect We want to practice internal arts for the results in self-transformation, but even a good practice itself is rarely enough for deep understanding. The reason is that everyone has many lifetimes of unconsciously adapted...
  2. endbegin

    group study Laozi, Zhuangzi and Daoist Practice

    I want to open this up because I am curious to know what others think about the Dao De Jing and The Book of Zhuangzi. How do the texts influence your practice and day to day living? I always felt that the Dao De Jing was more like a manual, which is why I have always preferred Zhuangzi because...
  3. Roots of Virtue

    group study Daoist Three Treasures

    Taoist perspective honors Three Treasures: Ci is the ability to know compassion when relating to others, where you treat all experience as if it is a part of you. This is called owning your condition. Jian is your appreciation for the 'uncarved block,' or the ever changing aspect of life, by...
  4. Roots of Virtue

    group study Fundraiser and Translation of Ten Discourses on Daoist Alchemy (AKA Taoist Inner Alchemy: Master Huang Yuanji's Guide to the Way of Meditation)

    Fundraiser by Mattias Daly: Translation of Ten Discourses on Daoist Alchemy AKA Taoist Inner Alchemy: Master Huang Yuanji's Guide to the Way of Meditation https://www.gofundme.com/f/translation-of-ten-discourses-on-daoist-alchemy "A Westerner with the knowledge of Daoist pharmacopeia and inner...
  5. Earl Grey

    group study A List of Texts Earl Grey Plans to Read and Discuss

    Here's a list of books I've pulled out that I'm planning on reading and re-reading for discussion. Anyone who wants to read along, please do so and contribute, or just watch me talk to myself here! This will be updated accordingly throughout the year. The Book of Five Rings, by Miyamoto...
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