Tao of Buberville

Human life itself is the bearer and reality of all transcendence. Tao, ‘the way,’ is unity in change and transformation, and the perfect revelation of Tao is the man who combines the greatest change with the purest unity. Though Tao is the path, order, and unity of everything, it exists in things only potentially until it becomes living and manifest through its contact with the conscious being of the united man. Tao appears in men as the uniting force that overcomes all deviation from the ground of life, as the completing force that heals all that is sundered and broken.… Read More

Crank up your spleen!

My good friend (and Tai Chi Alchemist) Stephanie lives near Tokyo and, needless to say, her life has been upended by earthquakes, tsunami, and radiation. I sent her the following exercises to help deal with the toll that stress takes on your health.  So many of us are taking a pounding lately just hearing about all the crap that is occurring around the world that I thought others may benefit as well. I recently wrote about the spleen/triple warmer relationship (March 21, 2011). Sometimes the TW gets carried away overseeing all the police actions in the body and the first… Read More

The Problem With Meditation

(The following is an excerpt from Taijiquan: Through the Western Gate) Meditation is the technique with the longest track record for calming the mind. It has been done for thousands of years and is the foundation of many spiritual practices. It is absolutely essential for gaining comfort with levels of one’s own being beyond the rational thinking level. Through meditation, one can rip back the curtain of illusion and tune into the ground of being. The health benefits, physical and mental, have been widely explored and documented. Meditation comes in many forms. Practitioners focus on their breathing, on mantras, on… Read More