About Taijiquan - Welcome To Peter's Taijiquan Home Page Welcome to my home page. My name is Peter Lim Tian Tek. These web pages are dedicated to the art of Taijiquan which I have practiced since I was a young boy. T'ai chi ch'uan Medical research has found evidence that t'ai chi is helpful for improving balance and for general psychological health, and that it is associated with general health benefits in older people. Overview . T'ai chi ch'uan theory and practice evolved in agreement with many Chinese philosophical principles, including those of Taoism and Confucianism. T'ai chi ch'uan training involves five elements, taolu (solo hand and weapons routines/forms), neigong & qigong (breathing, movement and awareness exercises and meditation), tuishou (response drills) and sanshou (self defence techniques).
Meditation Resources Looking for inspiration & knowledge about meditation? You're in the right place. We're so lucky to be waking up to the benefits of meditation as a culture because that means there are more resources to refer to as we practice. There's now science documenting everything from weighloss and addiction recovery to more happiness, stress reduction and increased productivity. Essential Tai Chi Principles © Copyright Tai Chi Productions 2007. All rights reserved, no part of this article may be reproduced in any forms or by any means, without permission in writing, except for non-profit educational purpose. For example: you can photocopy this article for a paying student or participant as long as this article is not included as part of your charge. Tai chi is a sophisticated art with many different styles and forms.
Mahasatipatthana Sutta - Preamble Mahasatipatthana Sutta Preamble Thus have I heard note1. The Bhagava note2 was at one time residing at the market-town called Kammasadhamma in the Kuru country note3. There the Bhagava addressed the bhikkhus note4 saying "O, Bhikkhus", and they replied to him, "Bhadante," note5 . Then the Bhagava said: Meditation by His Holiness the Dalai Lama Would you like to participate in an experiment in meditation? First, look to your posture: arrange the legs in the most comfortable position; set the backbone straight as an arrow. Place your hands in the position of meditative equipoise, four finger widths below your navel, with the left hand on the bottom, right hand on top, and your thumbs touching to form a triangle.
Great Grand Master Kellen Chia The Correct Internal Principles of Tai Chi by Great Grand Master Kellen Chia May 7, 2006 Circular And Spiralling Movement Swami A swami (Sanskrit: स्वामी svāmī [sʋaːmiː]) sometimes abbreviated “sw.” is an ascetic or yogi who has been initiated into the religious monastic order founded by some religious teacher. It is believed to be originally used for the ones who were initiated into to the Advaita Vedanta movement started by Adi Shankara.[not in citation given] The usage of this word is not just for a yogi but also used for a religious guru, with or without disciples. The Oxford English Dictionary gives the etymology as Hindi svāmī master, lord, prince, used by Hindus as a term of respectful address, < Sanskrit svāmin in same senses, also the idol or temple of a god.
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8 Limbs of Yoga - Eight Elements West 2 Niyama – Observances – reverence for your home Yama sets the stage for Niyama, for doing right. Cleansing sets the stage for right activities and energies to take root. Niyama is concerned with discipline and spiritual observances – how we treat ourselves, or begin to cultivate the inner being. These are sometimes called observances, the do’s, or the thou -shalts. Tuishou (Pushing Hands) - 24 Videos Saturday 15 Mar 2014 22:12 | Humour | Permalink A diversion.If Dirty Harry did tai chi..... Ian Sinclair The greatest challenge when teaching a profound art is getting students who want to learn the art, who also want to learn it from you, and who are suitable students for you. Not every teacher is right for every student, and not every student is right for every school.As teachers gain experience and insight, they learn to discern more quickly the appropriateness of aspiring students for a particular This is one of the most important lessons I have ever taught.