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Paths to Climb the Mountain

You can choose to Learn in a modular way by taking individual courses or You can apprentice.

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Mountain University

Mountains are the ancient and original places of higher learning. You learn on your journey (referred to in many traditions as the The Way) up the mountain and you learn when you have reached your destination. Whether you seek a place for quiet contemplation, commune with nature, or guidance from the divine mountains have always been sought for the laboratory  for such work. In places where mountains were not an option, the ancient ones created mounds, ziggurats, pyramids, and temples. There are sacred mountain places in all traditions and all countries.

In the Chinese Five Metaphysical Arts - Mountain ( ) is the branch devoted to the Philosophical arts, cultivation, martial arts, self-healing, meditation which covers the thoughts and teaching of Ancient Chinese philosophers or sages. This is also include the study of, whereby in the ancient time, one will need to go up to the mountain to receive such knowledge through meditation or cultivation.

It is in these traditions that Mountain University carries on this function in the present and digital world. The world needs a new generation of Scholar-Warrior-Sages, Renaissance Men/Women. If you feel the calling, start today because tomorrow is not guaranteed.

Herb Suffixes = Part of the Plant

Pin Yin English Latin Example Exception cao herb herba yi mu cao, han lian cao gan cao, long dan cao gen root radix ge gen, ban lan gen gen rhizome rhizoma lu gen, bai mao gen shen root radix dang shen, dan shen zhi twig ramulus gui zhi, sang zhi bu gu zhi, bai zhi […]

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Chapter 60 Occupying the throne

治大國若烹小鮮。以道蒞天下,其鬼不神;非其鬼不神,其神不傷人;非其神不傷人,聖人亦不傷人。夫兩不相傷,故德交歸焉。 1. Governing a great state is like cooking small fish. 2. Let the kingdom be governed according to the Dao, and the manes of the departed will not manifest their spiritual energy. It is not that those manes have not that spiritual energy, but it will not be employed to hurt men. It is […]

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Measurement

Measurement 1 lian= 30 g 1 qian=3 g 1 fen=0.3g Dosage is based on: 1) properties of herbs: quality, texture and toxicity 2) combinations and forms of prescriptions( combination, preparation form, and purpose of using herbs) 3) patients( patient’s condition, constitution and age)

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Chapter 26 The quality of gravity

重為輕根,靜為躁君。是以聖人終日行不離輜重。雖有榮觀,燕處超然。奈何萬乘之主,而以身輕天下?輕則失本,躁則失君。 1. Gravity is the root of lightness; stillness, the ruler of movement. 2. Therefore a wise prince, marching the whole day, does not go far from his baggage wagons. Although he may have brilliant prospects to look at, he quietly remains (in his proper place), indifferent to them. How should the lord of a […]

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Taiji Classic 2

“Stretch out as your opponent bends in.”

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Taiji Classic 1

“No excess, no insufficiency”

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Wang Peisheng #4

Taiji Classic“Use the mind, not strength”Master Wang says1-“Just before making any movement, think first of uplifting your head lightly and loosening your joints, especially your shoulders and hips.”2-“When practicing Taiji solo, imagine that you are using the Taiji technique to neutralize an opponent.”3-“Whatever form or movements you are doing in Taiji, always meet the requirement […]

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Wang Peisheng #3

Taiji Classic“Entice your opponent to advance and fall into emptiness”“When all conditions are met, issue energy instantly”Master Wang says“When your opponent comes in contact with you apply the Taiji principle of adhering, joining, sticking to, and following to his every move, with no letting go and no resistance, while keeping an acute awareness of what […]

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Wang Peisheng #2

Taiji Classic“If you fail to catch a catch a good opportunity or to gain an advantageous position, your body will be in a state of disorder and the cause of such must be sought from the waist or legs.”Master Wang says“If your waist senses discomfort, adjust the legs. If your legs sense discomfort adjust the […]

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Wang Peisheng #1

Taiji Classic “No excess, no insufficiency” “Stretch out as your opponent bends in.” Master Wang says “Follow your opponent’s bending without allowing him any chance to turn to stretching; and adhere to his stretching without giving him the opportunity to turn to bending, he will then be found in an awkward position.”

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