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Taoism (or Daoism). Dreaming you're a butterfly?
/r/taoism is dedicated to the insightful and thoughtful discussion of Taoism.
Awakening is something that is difficult to define because it’s characterized more by what is missing rather than what is gained. One might say that it describes a realization of Truth recognized beyond the need for belief.
While there are as many descriptions as there are perspectives, most agree that they fall short of the realization itself—a recognition so profound that it shakes the very bedrock of one’s understanding of the world and oneself.
A psychonaut is a person who experiences intentionally induced altered states of consciousness and claims to use the experience to investigate his or her mind, and possibly address spiritual questions, through direct experience.
There are five principal styles of Taijiquan (or T'ai-Chi Ch'üan), Yang, Wu, Chen, Wu/Hao and Sun. They all emphasize stability, rooting and deep relaxation but have different looks and slightly different martial applications.
A humble community of practitioners of the Traditional Chinese Martial Art. We're here to talk about all the aspects of kung fu including philosophy, logic, medicine, health, mental/physical fitness, and (of course) technique. Kung Fu is about the application of hard work throughout your life to better yourself and to gain mastery over your body and mind.