Dec. 25, 2010
Inside Chi Flows Naturally:
photo: Is this a Chinese version of Santa Claus? No, it’s a cheery
Painting is from the Taoist Sanctuary on Three Pure Ones Mountain,
1. Holy Trinity of Tao Daily Life: Giving, Receiving, and Thanking.
2. A Whale of a Christmas Story – about giving to those in need, and receiving love.
3. Nine Tao Gifts that Heal and Transform.
For all those
4. Deep Winter discounts on my Qigong DVDs and Tao home-study courses.
5. Special 40% off sale on Mantak Chia book overstocks! Offer good while the supply lasts. Buy them at our wholesale cost!
? Plus a free
? Sale is for
? Sale extends nearly one month, until midnight
6. 100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATIONS. If the spirit of the Tao moves your
Tao Holy Trinity: Giving, Receiving & Thanking
Tao, the Natural Way, can be described as a path for humans to experience three fundamental virtues.
The Holy Trinity of daily life: Giving, Receiving, and Thanking (Gratitude).
I personally am deeply thankful for all that I have Received this last
I am grateful for all the marvelous wonders I encounter daily on my
I am equally grateful for all I have been privileged to Give, in large
Taoist love a good trinity, and this trinity of Giving, Receiving and
Thanking, or feeling gratitude, is a kind of neutral constant, whether
During this period around the Winter Solstice, the natural day of Holy
By Taoist (northern hemisphere) feeling, the chi of Nature is moving
Earth’s Yin/ Dark Energy Body, radiating light.
Our heart felt gratitude for life overflows into human culture as the
Gifts can be of many different kinds – practical, aesthetic, sentimental, edible, playful-toys, educational, etc.
I personally prefer to give gifts that transform and heal. That just reflects who I am.
I am grateful to have this opportunity to remind you of meaningful
The 9 suggestions are some of my favorites from the maze of great
photo: statues of Taoist adepts at the open-air Dragon & Tiger
I know some people are still fearful because of the uncertainty they
My philosophy is that money is better spent on self-healing and
Life goes on, even during Recessions and Depresions, so the best time
Before we move onto those nine divine gifts…..here’s a Whale of an Christmas story.
A Whale of a Christmas Story
photo: diver reaches out to touch the flipper of the whale.
Thanks to Renu Li for sharing this….
There was a front page story of the San Francisco Chronicle about a
A fisherman spotted her just east of the Farallon Islands (outside the
They worked for hours with curved knives and eventually freed her. When
Some said it was the most incredibly beautiful experience of their lives.
The guy who cut the rope out of her mouth said her eyes were following him the whole time, and he will never be the same.
May you, and all those you love, be so blessed and fortunate to be
Now, those 9 Tao Gifts….
1. The Ultimate Dream Gift – a Trip to China
If you really want to wow someone with the Ultimate Dream Gift, send
This year is very special – two new sacred Taoist mountains and the
A $600. deposit reserves your gift spot on the best Taoist sacred
photo: Doing Primordial Tai Chi atop the Great Wall of China – we
Anyone who loves spiritual adventure and seeks a life-changing
Get the full juicy detailed itinerary & photos from past Dream trips: www.healingdao.com/chinatrip2011.html
Questions? email me by replying to this email.
photo: mystical, breath-taking cliff views are found at every step of Three Pures Ones Mountain.
2. A Fabulous Tao Summer Retreat
We’ve just posted the 2011 Summer schedule of 25 retreats. We have
The place is special, the courses are wonderful, and the folks who are attracted are fabulous people. This is YOUR community.
Our summer retreats are located in Mars Hilll, at a cool but sunny
Tuition has not been raised, and it was already a bargain. We even
You may also email the registrar at: info@HealingTaoRetreats.com.
Our new retreat location at Mars Hill, N. C., about 30 minutes from Asheville.
3. Michael’s Qigong DVD & Homestudy Courses – BIG DISCOUNT!
Voted “best qigong art” in America….but can you judge a DVD by its cover?
I have been refining and improving my integration of qigong and Taoist
To make it easier financially, I’m offering big discounts on the
On any order of Michael Winn DVD or homestudy audio courses. Sale continues until midnite, Friday, Jan 21, 2011.
1. 15% off any order of $75. or more (before s/h).
2. 20% off order of $150. or more.
3. 25% off order of $300. or more.
4. 30% off order of $600. or more.
Note: it’s aggravating if you just made a purchase and then a sale
We all know that Santa lives at the North Pole (a myth stolen from
I guarantee that all gifts ordered from my site will be delivered by a
The Original Chinese Santa Claus….bringing the
Go to my homepage: www.HealingTaoUSA.com and see what attracts you.
4. “My Body Moves Easily” — Joyce’s Feldenkrais-Tai Chi Audio CDs
My Body Moves Easily: I Feel Graceful and Light by Joyce Gayheart
These wonderful guided super-learning Feldenkrais-Tai Chi audios by
Joyce weaves her magic mostly while you are lying down, with no
You can buy the CDs individually or get a $20. discount by getting the
I will sneak in a mention here of two other fabuous gifts from Joyce.
The other is one of the most interesting books on fate and destiny ever
5. Goji Super Tonic: Feel “Healthy, Happy, & Horny”
Goji plump red berries are appropriate to the holidaiy season because
Last year I gave a bottle of goji to each of my six siblings, except
This is a great edible or drinkable gift to give someone who is trying
It is the one of the major tonic Chinese herbs for building your
This is currently the only food item on my site, and its because I am
I sell the goji at the lowest price the manufacturer will allow. If you
If you want to add 32 oz. bottles of other super-Qi juices – Noni,
6 Livia Kohn Daoist Book Bonus – Free $25. book While They Last
Internal Alchemy is only major work by scholars and adepts on the full spectrum of alchemical history and practice. I feel my chapter on Daoist Inner Alchemy in the West is definitive.
Here’s the deal: I sell nine of Prof. Livia Kohn’s books on Daoism
The other titles would all make great gifts, about which you can read more on my website:
1. Daoist Body Cultivation (with excellent chapter by me!)
2. Daoism and Chinese Culture
3. Women In Daoism
4. Divine Traces of the Daoist Sisterhood
5. Cosmos and Community:
6. The Way of Highest Clarity
7. Myth and Meaning in Early Daoism.
8. Internal Alchemy: Self, Society,and the Quest for Immorality.
(also with excellent chapter by me!)
9. Health and Long Life: The Chinese Way
Not on the website yet are two new just-released titles you can also order:
10. Daoist Dietetics by Livia Kohn
11. Sitting in Oblivion by Livia Kohn (about early Taoist meditation method)
Since Jan in my fulfillment office has no way of knowing if you are
7. Total I Ching: the Gift of Divination
For $14. bucks, this is about as high a value as one could dream for. I
Reviewed by Michael Winn on Amazon:
As a 30 year I Ching user, teacher of Taoist qigong and inner alchemy
This books redefines the notion of “stocking stuffer”. I sent a copy to my family one year, and they are still chewing on it.
8. Jade Egg – Elegant, Sensssssuous Womb-enhancing Gift
Jade eggs are useful for woman to improve and cultivate the quality of their orgasm.
Jade eggs have a high vibration. The Chinese have always valued jade
Originally Egg Exercises were used for improving health, both
The womb of a female is the most powerful center of gravity in the
We recently found a new mine with much higher grade deep green jade
9. If you are totally broke, give away this FREE Book.
In gift-giving, it is the thought that counts. I invite you to gift to your friends my Free eBook,
Way of the Inner Smile: Tao Path to Peace & Self-Acceptance
Just go to my homepage www.HealingTaoUSA.com
And be sure to smile from that deep space within your heart, next time you see them….and anyone else!
Love, Chi, Blessings,
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Foundational Practices Level 1, Basic Standing and Moving Energy
Level 2 – Internal Practice; Advanced Sitting Meditations-Internal Alchemy
Advanced Standing and Moving Meditations, Level 1 -Developing Internal Power
Chi Nei Tsang-2nd Branch(Physical Body)
Cosmic Healing – 3rd Branch(Energy Body)
Are you Dreaming of a White Christmas, but don’t have snow?
note: please don’t show this joke to children.
Time for a musical break. Click here for the most fun and jazzed up version of the song, I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas:
“The Tao is very close, but everyone looks far away.
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