Welcome to my new site. I am in process of tidying up and rearranging the furniture, as it were; so bear with me. On the front page you will see three pictures of …studying the wonders, of nature, in the heart…. In Taoism, we begin in the natural world – and end in the human. The well-known opening lines of the Yinfu Jing (the Matching Shadow ), an old Chinese tract state:
And then go on to say:
Time present, time past and time future, all rest in your hand – their transformations born from your own body.
Thus in the Chinese world we are masters and mistresses of our own destiny. The body is a ‘matching shadow’. It all starts in acknowledging our own physical fragility…
More to follow on this. Or you can read about it in the ebook of my translation.