Coming Home to Daoism

SOLALASolala’s Blog for the week of 2/4/13

I encountered Daoism after struggling with a long illness (CFIDS for over ten years, until I was completely bed-ridden) and was curious as to the philosophical background to the acupuncture treatments I was receiving. I had been studying Zen for some time but there was something about the stiffness and solemness of Zen that I was not satisfied with. I had studied Eastern thought since the ’60’s and had practiced yoga and meditation for many years. But it was when I discovered Daoism, through the books of Hua Ching Ni, that I really felt a sense of ‘coming home.’

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