Next week, Taiji Forum will start publishing Ken van Sickle’s book Tai Chi Sword as a weekly series in our section #PhilosophicalFriday!
Coronavirus: Disease patterns and the road towards fearlessness – #PhilosophicalFriday I am writing this, because I am worried about the consequences of misinformation concerning the coronavirus. If the truth is first victim of war, then compassion seems to be the first victim of the war against a supposedly deadly super […]
The Chinese character 萬 wan means many. It means a large quantity which is innumerable, because it appears to be uncountable. To do justice to these connotations in a translation, the notion ”ten thousand“ is often used. One example is the “10,000 things“ in the Daodejing, another example is the […]
Merry Christmas! Well, it sounds a bit different in Chinese… but also in China there are a lot of festive activities going on – some celebrate it as a religious day, some are just happy to give and receive presents. Video “Calligraphy Merry Christmas” Ning and our entire team wish […]
#PhilosophicalFriday 3 – Ginger tea – jiang cha Sometimes even a philosopher gets a common cold. So what does he do? One common herbal medicine that warms you up from inside is ginger tea. It is getting more and more popular in the West and is easy to make from […]
#PhilosophicalFriday 2 – one leaf falling autumn Literally, this Chinese idiom means: one leaf falling autumn. – How may this be interpreted? Maybe: The first falling leaf announces the beginning of autumn. Small details predict great events. Interpreted in this way, the idiom addresses the possibility and the wish to […]