Action: To Create a Better Future

A couple of weeks ago I wrote “Action – Remorse – Gratitude – Praise” and this is a continuation of it. About action: In Tao Sangha teachings, action is meant to create a better future for self and others. (Of course, this action includes the three karma explained...

The Emperor’s New Clothes: Have a Free Mind, Like a Child!

A couple of days ago I posted "The Emperor’s New Clothes" on Facebook, and wrote: ------------------------------------- Everyone knows this story. But do you see the trick of a scammer? Would you be a kid and say "The Emperor is naked!" or would you say to the kid,...

Hold Ego

This week I was teaching a class, and it seems like the concept of “Hold Ego” wasn't clear to the students, so, I’ll just try to clarify it here. “Hold Ego” is the first thing taught to students who came to study and practice at Tao Sangha, and all practice starts...

Action – Remorse – Gratitude – Praise

My last blog was about creating a happy future by taking responsibility for your own actions, words, and images (thoughts) within the field you recognize. In this blog I‘ll explain about deepening that practice. Action – Remorse – Gratitude – Praise In Buddhist Sutras...

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What Is True Human Nature?

Today I’d like to talk about true human nature. “Human nature” usually means “what makes people human” or “what the essence of a human being is.” “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them.” — Genesis 1:27       We...

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Memento mori

In my previous blog I talked about “death,” and this week a patient told me about their fear of death, so this blog topic is about the “future after death.” As I said in my previous blog, I prefer to believe we are beings of energy, and we come to this world and go...

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What Is the Meaning of Spirituality?

What Is the Meaning of Spirituality? I got asked this question a couple days ago, and it kept spinning in my mind. It's a very simple question. The definition of “spirituality” in the dictionary is: “the quality of being concerned with the human spirit or soul as...

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To Look in the Mirror

“Wow!” When I try to take a picture of something, and my smartphone shows my face instead. Somehow I am surprised each time it happens! We all use smartphones everyday and look at it so many times.       In Mahayana Buddhism, especially in the...

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Learning is opening-up your potential

This week, I went to my friend’s cottage and had dinner. We are all in our late 40’s and early 50’s. The topic was ‘Young people these days’ and ‘why do they act the way they do?’. It’s a typical topic. One friend starts by saying, “A friend of mine, who is a...

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Being cool

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Maybe this was a typical question when you were a child, but I didn’t like that question. I think I know why I didn’t like it and wasn't too fond of that question. Adults who ask those questions expect certain answers, like...

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Tao Shiatsu Introductory Course – Toronto

For those interested in learning more about the deep healing of Tao Shiatsu: This 40-hour Introductory Course will start fromSeptember 28, 29. 2019, followed by October 26, 27 and November 23, 24. Participants will study the basic principles of Tao Shiatsu and have...

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