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Tantric Yoga: Philosophy and Meditation

    Tantric Cosmology   Tantric Yoga, developed in the sixteenth century CE, seems particularly concerned with anatomy, which is largely spiritual. Tantra applies the three gunas to energy, as causal, subtle, and gross, and to man, as sat, will (or transcendental consciousness), chit, knowledge (or mind), and ananda, action (or matter.) These three qualities […]

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Chinese Daoist Alchemical Meditation

  Basics   My blog articles, “My Zen, Part II: Ageless Chinese Wisdom” and “My Zen, Part III: Alchemy, Qigong and Taijiquan” present a relatively thorough discussion of Daoist meditation and include a scientific perspective. The attempt has been made here to create a blueprint of the basic system of Chinese Daoist symbolic alchemy for those […]

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My Zen Part III: Alchemy, Qigong and Taijiquan

  Read My Zen Part II: Ageless Chinese Meditation   Origins of Chinese Inner Alchemy   Chinese Inner Alchemy includes meditation, breathing and movement exercises like Qigong and taijiquan. In both Chinese Daoist alchemy and the Western Royal Art, two distinct interpretations of alchemy have developed over time: ‘external alchemy’ (Mandarin waidan) and ‘internal alchemy’ […]

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My Zen Part II: Ageless Chinese Meditation

  Read My Zen Part I: The First Meditators: Indian Yoga   CHINESE PHILOSOPHY & DAOIST MEDITATION     A Note on the Romanization of Chinese Words Pinyin is used in this article as the convention amongst scholars today. With Chinese words that are relatively well known to English speakers, the popular Wade-Giles system is […]

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The Christian Journey Part II: The Future

Read The Christian Journey Part I: The Body of Christ     The Jungian Archetype   Carl Gustav Jung (1875 – 1961) was a Swiss student of the founder of modern psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, an outspoken atheist. He developed his own system of psychotherapy that rivalled Freud’s from its inception. Jung’s research on schizophrenia led […]

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How to Vote Quickguide

  Quickguide   Use this Quickguide for easy access to the information and resources you need to vote. Let’s tell our representatives how important science is to the well-being of our country.     Political Parties   Get to know the policies of the political parties that govern your nation. In the U.S., the best […]

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Take Political Action for Science

  How to Vote Quickguide   Visit our “How to Vote Quickguide” for an outline of the resources given in this article.     Schedule Your Registration and Elections   There are many threats to science today. Spreading doubt and maintaining ignorance is profitable to certain powerful interests. Wealthy billionaire leaders of the fossil fuel industry […]

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