_____Arts

 

 

"You first have to learn to fail

before you learn how to win."

- Michael Jordan, Olympian,

6-time NBA-Champion

Chess is analysis; confrontation

with the own mistakes,

and the acceptance.

"Knowledge will give you power,

but character respect and

appreciation." - Bruce Lee,

philosopher, actor & Martial Artist

"Take all your rifles and machetes

and throw them into the ocean."

- Nelson Mandela

The army is capable to specialize

in any technique.

In countries like Japan there are

no guns and no victims of violence.

'The Art of War' by Sunzi

is still today reading matter

for strategists and tacticians

in management and military.

"Kung Fū

is also a system of thought.

You must be mentally superior

to your opponent,

whatever form he takes,

because some of them

will be more than just men.

We all have inner demons to fight.

We call these demons

fear and hatred and anger.

If you don't conquer them,

then a life of hundred years

is a tragedy.

If you do, a life of a single day

can be a fulfillment."

- Yip Man 葉問

Wing is to praise or eulogize.

Tsun is a fair spring.

Kuen denotes the Art of fist-fighting.

"Zen Shàolín, A Music Ritual"

World´s largest live action drama

performed in Dengfeng, Henan

at the 1500-year-old Shaolin Temple

Strive for quiescence of

body, mind and intention

We train in order to enrich

the body with energy of life.

The body is the temple of

the spirit, the energy of life.

It's about cleansing the spirit

of guilty feelings that hinder

the free flow of Qì.

Do not let the sun go down while

you are still angry (Ephesus 4:26)

The Path to the golden mean -

The Labyrinth in day-to-day.

Labyrinths are often used as

an image of the spiritual path,

or the path to wholeness.

Especially surgeons

are preparing themselves with it

before the operation.

Labyrinths are a myth

of cultural history.

This elaborate path-system

is an ancient symbol of humanity.

"The large path is very easy,

but people love detour."

- Lǎozǐ, founder of Daoism

"Out of suffering have

emerged the strongest souls;

the most massive characters

are seared with scars."

- Khalil Gibran, Artist

"A cynic is a man who knows

the price of everything and

the value of nothing."

- Oscar Wilde, author

The 1 stands for

perfection, the miracle.

The 0 for the non-existent.

There are energies and

vibrations all around us;

even matter is a potential

form of energy.

After Socrates the Chinese

have tried to solve

the riddle of symmetry.

The 1,700 year old

Kan Yu (Feng Shui) is

scientifically seen as

the first quantum theory, and

is meaningful in hospitals only. 

"The Art of medicine consists of

amusing the patient while

nature cures the disease." - Voltaire,

philosopher of the Enlightenment

"You and me: We are One,

I can't hurt you without

hurting myself." - Gandhi

"Our battles are taking place

only in the hearts.

'An eye for an eye' only leads

to blindness of the whole world."

"The environment must be rich

in motives which lend

interest to activity and

invite the child to conduct

his own experiences."

- Maria Montessori, philanthropist

"The World we see with our open eye

is just one of many.

The universe is similar to a bulb

composed of worlds within worlds.

Whether we move towards

unimaginably small micro- or

inconceivably giant macro worlds -

Even in the future our perception

will exceed new limits.

The "fifth dimension" in popular culture:

In popular usage it's often used to refer to

unexplored or unknown aspects

of the universe, and not necessarily

to the mathematical concept of

a 5-dimensional space.

Other uses of the "fifth dimension"

are closer to its

mathematical meaning.

They feature 4-dimensional and

5-dimensional spaces,

using the mathematical fact that

a 3-dimensional object can be

turned into its mirror image

if additional spatial dimensions were

available for it to rotate through.

In mathematics, n-dimensional space is

atopological space whose dimension is n

where n is a fixed natural number.

The archetypical example is

n-dimensional Euclidean space

(En), which describes Euclidean geometry in n dimensions. n-dimensional spaces with

large values of n are sometimes called

high-dimensional spaces.

Synopsis of arts, sports science, physiology, biophysics & psychology 

 

Contents: 

The Golden Mean

Energy medicine

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Calligraphy and painting are similar.

The prestige of calligraphy is given everywhere in cultural history.

Still today the calligraphy is important and inspiring

for the Chinese and Japanese culture of writing.

More important than the legibility with it is the making

of perfect esthetic balance and the apparent making of emotions.

We experience our environment through our five senses.

The eye is our dominant sense organ.

For thousands of years it was first and foremost the visual artist

who recorded and interpreted our visible surroundings.

Artists can catch the moment where the virtual steps in our consciousness.

The virtual gives information about reality.

The expression of positive emotions synthesizes many infinitely small processes.

It sometimes gives a description of reality in a peculiar different way.

Thus Art helps to perceive better and to look at usual things

from the reasonable, sensible side. 

Shintoist artificial language arised

under the influence of erudite Buddhism.

Shintoism is expressed in arts as in daily life, zeitgeisty.

In Japanese drawings we seize the action and movement of the living body.

Degas, Monet, and van Gogh admired the masterpieces of Katsushita Hokusai

because of the natural lines in harmonic shading and coloration.

For the Kabuki-theater in Edo he designed art-historical woodcuts,

like the "36 views of Mount Fuji",

drafted paintings, and illustrated traditional novels.

With Arts it's not about superficial dispersal but about healthy humor,

truths and wisdoms through comic and 暇 the relaxation.

Mangas, comics, Mickey Mouses, and superheroes

have always been images of the developing and emergent.

"Cynicism is humor in a bad state of health." - HG Wells, author

 

 

 

 

 

Holler

Since the alchemists in the Antique they know, materials evoke emotions.

What the consumer does has direct effects on the other side.

The value system of the comfortable man is highly complicated.

The less our self-esteem is,

the more we're attracted to the consumer society.

Most of the politicians are hostages of the media, the markets,

and have no final aim.

They often divert their positions of power

and use sportsmen and artists as front.

Party is not important as a party.

If you live in a democratic country you should be in a party

and make a practical contribution.

The narrow community structure today

doesn't fulfill the lifestyle and the needs of many.

We're striving for safety, well-being and sense for our self-esteem;

but the traditions of community, family, home, and work are undermined through

changes that don't always acknowledge the ethic dimensions of all human activities.

We want to be free but if it's generally not understood what we have to do

then freedom ends in the tyranny of selfishness and in the case of an act of God.

What would be necessary in the face of this personal and social evil

is a higher wisdom that designs:

a wisdom that perfects human reason by bringing it carefully to look for

the truthful and the good, and to love it, and to lead people in this way

through visible realities to those who cannot be seen.

 

 

 

In any team one can profit from the strength of the other.

Similar to a music band in every successful group it depends on

the mix of quality, quantity, effectivity and experience.

Melody leads from the front, rhythm determines our steps,

harmony keeps the whole together.

Over rhythm and movement one can generate high voltage.

Music helps to stay in rhythm.

It influences our world of feelings and can alleviate the consequences

of migraine, reduce blood pressure and strenghten the immune system.

In Eastern cultures music forms the bridge between earth and heaven.

"Music is the melody to which the world is the text." - Arthur Schopenhauer

Music lives on peace - peace puts life into music.

Next to music ball sport is the most important platform for tolerance and harmony

in a squared meritocracy. In most countries football gives the unique opportunity

where the rich and poor can share common empirical values.

Corporeal exercises lead to inner relaxation and clearness.

After a certain time Joggers experience a "Flow":

The head becomes vacant, emotional tensions are loosen up.

Footballers are able to raise the awareness of life

of a whole country with every shot at goal.

 

 

 

In sports it's not always just about having fun, it's also about mutual esteems.

As soon as the strong counterforces crash on

the corporeal weak spot (compound, morpheme)

our sportive trains of thought as it were are shaken as well.

The virtuos couch potatoes and simpletons give oneself airs

and take shape with any esthetic experience what is interesting and

what fascinates us primarily, with any formation of having specific interests

or intensive positive feelings without knowing exactly why.

In hard practice the flow of the game, the speed,

the shooting power, the technical level

is always higher than the sticker can scream.

If they have difficulties with the technical the size is at fault.

In this way real tragedies are meeting playful diversions all the time.

The way of playing football depends on how it's filmed

(on the coded, optical sequence of changing single pictures).

Aesthetics have generally changed the way of doing sports.

The referee regards a world which he himself attends to.

He's standing for an objective sense of justice.

 

 

 

 

The game is a lively, harmonious movement of

several similar or close elements.

Here it is the emergence of form out of multiple bodies,

of form that emerges and manifests itself and yet disappears again.

This is the moment of form that stands out on the field.

The being arises from the form.

Reality is a series of metamorphoses / transformations where

the impression of a quality jump arises.

Metamorphosis is the clash of reality and artificiality,

a revelation of otherness in the own self.

The determination of change is the consequence of alteration.

Technique is mastery of an equipment,

of a repeatable skill, in order to discern and learn

the usable in logical collective forming.

Art is the compression of an inner posture on this Great Whole.

Our posture determines the inner condition.

As a group one makes an effort for those who can't be active

for themselves. Once you're besieged or surrounded then

a glimpse to the partner is enough to extricate oneself from

any situation with creative precision work.

In a big circus we only concentrate on the few possibilities

that we have to take in the game or the performance.

What pleases the supporter the most is not always an elegant,

inspired move or a victory of his own team,

it's also the few special decision-makings in struggle.

"Only one who knows his goal will find the path." - Laozi

The first competitions

In 2,700 BC the 'Yellow Emperor' Huángdì, an ancient Chinese emperor

and "divine descendant of the celestial gods",

invented the Cuju-ball and developed the first teachings in medicine.

Cuju 蹴鞠 is an ancient Chinese ball game with similarities to association football.

It is seen to be a forerunner of modern football.

Cuju organizations were set up in large cities called Qi Yun She or Yuan She

– now known as the earliest professional Cuju Club developed in the 10th century.

In the early Middle Ages the game was also played in Korea, Japan and Vietnam.

After 150 years of Mongolian rule during the Yuan Dynasty   

the 2,000-year-old ball game had unfortunately been neglected too much.

The 3,700-year-old Mesoamerican ballgame, the forerunner of

English mass sport, arrived in Renaissance Europe as football and hockey sport. 

 

 

Pentathlon - the beginning of the Olympic games

had developed from boxing in 708 BC in Olympia.

After the battle of Marathon against the Persians in 490 BC

the young Athena soldier Aichulos ushered in the time of the great dramatists.

The Olympic competition though had been destroyed by

the phenomenon "higher, faster, farther".

Fencing is European Martial Arts and originated as a kind of dance in Friesland.

The Romans were able to combine their style with Greek elements. 

 

Word

In the world of struggle there are "crouching tigers and hidden dragons".

The task we've set ourselves is the best way to contend with oneself.

With the principle of martial arts, to accept the challenge in appropriate form, 

in this way we can understand better the quintissence, the nature of culture.

The rhythm of our physical movements causes a feeling of

safety, certainty and reliability.

Our brain offers then new freedom which we don't have otherwise.

Practises strengthen our body's defences.

If we imagine good food in mind we eat less afterwards.

"In Chinese the word crisis is composed of two characters.

The one means danger and the other opportunity." - John F. Kennedy

Money, power, hedonism, distraction are the peoples' companion.

In the club of dead poets they did not mince blatters.

Che è la paura dell'imbarazzo baby... Tu sei il prossimo.

The sports betting-mafias in Singapur, China and South-Europe with

their tempting business models are almost unstoppable.

During a dark period people are poled materialistically.

Their negative ego characteristics are fear, guilt, arrogance, manipulation

and aspiration to power. Their assistants are the present

materialistically oriented social systems - Growth with no limits.

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall the economy of

the totalitarian government in China was growing consolidated.

Their fear followed from experiences of the Soviet fall.

Since 2001 there was fear in the US government.

The investment bankers were in fear of recession

and fear is not just for stock brokers the worst adviser.

Many people intensify their searches for the meaning of life,

some are absolutely helpless, though others seize a kind of apocalyptic mood,

that will be lived up to inconsiderateness.

It is the fear that moves and burdens the people,

that is also fuelled by politicians and media.

Because of this we are manipulable and we can be controlled optimally.

For the unexperienced the fear to lose against the enemy

can sometimes be bigger than the desire to overcome the opponent.

In the language of the Old Testament the words 'strange'

and 'to observe someone in particular' are related.

Strangers are those who we pay attention to.

So strangers are neither those who are overlooked

nor those who are just like us or about to be like us.

Fear is the base of many diseases. It prevents us to follow our intuition,

to be creative, to pursue our true purpose.

Where there's no fear, protection is complete.

The mentally educated helper is above it all and has the abilities to control it.

There are people such as some of the elite

who don't have fear and are even hooked on rush of adrenalin.

 

 

 

If you believe you are beaten, you are,

If you believe you dare not, you don't.

If you'd like to win, but believe you can't,

it's almost a cinch you won't.

If you believe you'll lose, you're lost.

For out in the world we find

Success begins with a fellow's will;

it's all in the state of mind.

Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man;

But soon or late the man who wins

is the man who believes he can.

 

Work 工作, knowledge 知识, technique 技巧, understanding 认识

To know a technique, I have to learn it,

to learn it, I have to work hard with it;

The more expierience, the more knowledge you have,

the more knowledge, the more perfect you are,

being perfect, is not being the best,

the best in yourself is not complete perfection,

perfect in one technic is only the best in one thing;

Therefore I never will be perfect in everything,

but being the best in one thing 

is better than nothing,

one good step to be more satisfied;

The more satisfaction we get, the more happy we are, 

what we want more is only to get the most,

so we can give more, to be able to help ...

one to help themself

to close the circle of developing ...

Trust 信用, understanding 心得, sharing 相濡以沫 and friendship 友情;

This is one part of Kung Fū 功夫.

 

Good fortune to you ... 

Enquiring Hand, Seeking Arm

Wing Tsun 詠春 means: "to praise or eulogize a fair spring".

There are over 150 styles of Kung Fū taught in Hongkong.

WingTsun Kuen is headed by Prof. Dr. Leung Ting.

He founded his WingTsun Leung Ting Martial Arts Association

in 1970 and 1973 in Yamauti.

Today his organization, the International WingTsun Association™,

has branches in over 64 countries. With over a million practitioners worldwide,

the IWTA is the largest global martial arts organization.

WingTsun™ has also been used by many law enforcement agencies

and special forces in the world like the US Marine Corps or the FBI.

The Leung Ting-Style WingTsun is seen as sub-style of the Yip Man-Style.

The art derives from the Fukien system and is related to the Hakka system.

Leung Ting who used the outcomes of combat experiences that he,

his students, and others scored in order to elect summarizing

these methods to a worldwide valid teaching system

of I.W.T.MA.A., later IWTA, to label this difference in terms of content

towards the Yip Man-Style.

In the basic stand of Wing Chun forms like Chi Sao 黐手 "Sticking Hands"

are carried out, as well as the technical kuits/principles:

"Absorbing" breast, upright back, straight hip;

To fill the Dānt'ián 丹田 "energy field" with Qi

and to spread the strength on all body parts;

Build a pyramid with the center of gravity in the middle.

The eyes look straight ahead and keep one on all directions;

Collect your thoughts, raise your soul...

Forms are determined sequences of techniques

that are carried out alone by every student.

The forms of Wing Chun are taken, like the Japanese Kata or the Korean Hyeong,

as a "notebook" for mediation of theories and techniques

and not as a ritualized fight against imaginary opponents.

The compendium is aligned with the extreme of human nature

and explains cultural and educational technique.

Reasonable thinking starts from one mind,

emotional behaviour from sensitivity; both are interdependent

aslike mathematics and arts are consistent with eachother.

Order, sequence, number and type of forms

is often very differently in various Wing Chun-families. 

Loy Lau 刘金伦 - Hui Sung 慧星 - Lat Sao Jik Chung 稷涌

"Take down what’s coming in; accompany home what goes,

and is the road clear, push forward."

 

 

 

Yim Wing Chūn was a student of the Buddhist nun

Wú Méi / Ng Mui 吴梅, Master of Shaolin martial arts,

the Wudang martial arts, Yuejia Quan, the family style of Yue Fei,

and founder of the martial arts Wu Méi Pài, Wing Chun Kuen,

Dragon Style, White Crane, and Five-Pattern Hung Kuen.

Yip ManYè Wèn 葉問 (1893–1972) is Yim's descendant and was a student of

Chan Wah-shun and Liáng Bì in Southern Foshan,

the cradle of Chinese Martial Arts.

As a young medical student he was already famous for his lightning techniques.

During the occupation he had to defend himself and others from generals, soldiers

and criminals. Without him this style would have been lost.

The Martial Arts of Wing Chūn 咏春 "Beautiful, eternal Springtime"

displays its power on the gentle way and concentrates on the joints.

Judo-similar techniques are combined, only without the grip.

It connects the elements and is thus very multi-faceted.

The 300-year-old womens' style doesn't rely on muscle but can deflect power.

Man's son Yip Ching 葉學正 is one of five Grandmasters of the family Yip Man

and Cheung Wing Sing. Yip Chun 葉準 founded the Ving Tsun Athletic Association.

Bruce Lee / Li Junfán (1940-1973) developed his Jeet Kune Do,

the "way of the catching fist", Leung Ting shaped WingTsun Kuen.

In Chinese fighting sport Wushù 武术 the Confucian philosophy is in force:

We all are one family. We must behave honestly and sincerely.

Only with calmness and sensitivity our art will be authentic.

Martial Art is expression of virtues.

We always respect each other

and maintain ourselves without harming others.

We concentrate on what we feel, not what we see.

One follows the shadow of the opponent, not his hand.

Our art is to forge links. The goal is harmony and non-violence.

At exchange the Wing Chun fighter inserts with the principle of diversion.

The "dispersed hand" is aimed at the center

- offence as defence and defence as offence.

"The dignity of the individual is the most important good of life. I urgently hope we

develop overdue respect for other cultural environments." - Yip Man's comment

after his knockout victory over the boxing world champion 1950 in Hongkong. 

Already in 1910 the four occupying powers organized a competition in Shanghai that is

to prove their superiority in order to weaken the people's will and social cohesion.

Huo Yuanjia 霍元甲 (1867-1910) emerged as the legendary victor back then, founder of

the Jinwu Sports Federation, Master in Mízōngyì 迷踪藝 "skill of the lost trace"

that rest on deception and mobility, a forerunner of Internal Martial Art Xingyi Quan,

developed by Yue Fei 岳飛 (1103-1142) the military leader of the Song-Dynasty.

Kung Fū has been developed in order to convert

our high dynamics and extremity to controlled action.

It teaches certain techniques of precision,

promotes Situationist awareness and kinetic detection.

One perceives the sum of present circumstances and facts

that has a determining effect on our action.

The intrusive antagonist is always investigated.

Our skill depends alone on mathematics.

We use skillfulness to conquer power.

The Master uses the energy (the force, the knowledge, the radiance)

of the counterparty (contrahere = "to move in together"),

in order to strengthen him at the end, and not in reverse.

Kung Fū describes the high grade of a reached skill or craftsmanship

that's earned through hard patient work; the undertaking to become

more perfect as a human being with his internal condition, also in risky acting.

"A true Martial Artist does not live for something. He simply lives." - Sifu Li

He lives unity in diversity, and creates space for the unfold.

Like a tree he stands firm with both feet on the ground.

 

 

"When we climb to the top new horizons open up.

We're lacking in chivalrousness if we don't acknowledge the talents of the other.

Our standard in Martial Arts is also valid for our personality"

- Gong Baosen, Grandmaster of Xíngyì Quán and Bagua

is the origin of life, an energetic force, a substance

that is there since birth and gets weaker gradually over the years.

Some people are born with a gift for sports or arts

but the potential of Qì is in us all.

Only if one practises constantly this talent won't get lost.

Body and spirit are One.

The pure strenght of will alone can let Qì flow through the body.

That's Qìgōng.

Here even the most sensitive part of the body

can become a weapon through the power of Qì.

The Flow

or Chì 氣 means Energy (bioelectricity), breath or aura,

literally it also means Heaven (ether), atmosphere, power or temperament,

describes human emotions and according to modern perception in daoism

it stands for the activity of the neurohormonal system.

The daoist philosopher Zhuangzi described the cosmos existing of Qi.

Qi means the life force or vital-energy that flows through all things in the universe.

The constant motion and circulation of Qi both promotes

and indicates balance within the physiology.

Qi is the ideal basis of traditional chinese medicine (TCM) and internal Martial Arts.

Qi is often compared to Western notions of "energeia" or "élan vital" (vitalism),

term by Henri Bergson in his most striking philosophem "Creative development",

as well as the yogic notion of prana, meaning vital life or energy, and pranayama.

Dàojia, the Daoist philosophy by Lǎozi 老子,

has also influenced the Western culture in the fields of politics.

Hermann Hesse, Alfred Döblin and Bertolt Brecht have written about it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the animated world the flow of energy is of great significance.

Essentially, there are two kinds of Qì: the Primal and the Acquired.

Primal Qì is inborn and is generated by the congenital constitution of the body.

The strength of the Primal Qì generated is basically determined

by the constitution and the age of the individual.

The Primal Qì produced inside the body of a man born with a stronger

constitution and at the prime of his age is invariably stronger

than that of the weak and the aged.

Acquired Qì is derived through the intake of nutrition supplied by food and air.

A healthier diet and a better living environment

would naturally turn out a stronger Acquired Qi.

Qìgōng is the exercise devised to reinforce Primal Qì as well as

to strengthen the production of Acquired Qì. 

They melt together and turn into what is called the "Genuine Qì" or Vital Qì

and distribute it smoothly and efficiently to the body,

thus ensuring proper and fortified functioning of its organs and tissues.

The majority of Qìgōng exercises involves training in breathing,

mind concentration, posture setting and certain auxiliary movements

 

Gōng means accomplishment, or skill

that is cultivated through steady practice (Gōngfu).

Together, Qìgōng means cultivating energy.

Qìgōng 气功 is an integration of physical postures,

breathing techniques, and focused intentions.

It is a system practiced for health maintenance, healing and increasing vitality.

The development of new synapses will be animated. This leads to

improvement of mental abilities and increases our willfulness in daily life.

Qìgong practices can be classified as martial, medical, or spiritual.

All styles have three things in common: they all involve a posture,

(whether moving or stationary), breathing techniques, and mental focus.

Qìgong is to synchronize both hemispheres

and increases our consciousness in daily life.

Beyond what is sheer accumulation of knowledge we develop a deeper sense.

Qìgong creates an awareness of and influences dimensions of our being. 

Shàolín Gōngfu 少林功夫 

The Buddhist monks of Shàolín were the Jedis of our world.

Once a handful of monks had beaten and forced back whole armies.

The first Martial Artists were in India 2,000 years ago.

In Henan of the 5th century the Indian Mahayana-Buddhist Bodhidharma

set the nucleus of some Chinese Martial Arts

in the daoist shaped Shàolín-monastry.

The monastry experienced the combination from

meditation practices of Zen

(Sanskrit word Dhyana ध्यान "condition of meditative lowering")

and physical movements Xisuijīng 洗髓經 and Yìjīnjīng 易筋經.

Although he teached the Martial Arts as distinct from his Shàolín-followers

only as additional discipline to reach inspiration.

During the Tang-Dynasty in 600 their masters obtained great recognition

in the empire. The Ming-Dynasty from 1368 to 1644

was also a flowering season of high arts in China.

The Yǒngchūn-styles had been developed in the "Hall of everlasting spring"

which refer in certain form to an opera troupe.

In the beginning of the Qing-Dynasty (1644–1911)

the Shaolin-monks were so famous that emperor Kangxi was worried about

his influence on the Chinese society with the new Manchurian government

and decided to destroy the Southern Shaolin monastery which failed.

Then a civil servant wanted to establish his position

and connived with someone who set the convent in fire from within

where the most lost their lives.

The "Five Elder", leaders of the five Shaolin-styles,

the female Master Ng Mui, the abbot of the monastery

Master Chi Sin 至善禅师 with most of the students,

Master Pak Méi 白眉道人, Master Fung To Tak 冯道德,

and Master Miu Hin 苗显 were able to escape.

The Buddhist nun resettled at the White Crane-Temple at Mount Tai Leung.

At the marketplace near town she learned to know young Yim Wing Chun

and her father and Tofu-trader Yim Yee.

 

In 1928 their Great Library had been burned down by Nationalists.

In China they carry on Shàolín Gōngfu-schools just since 1980.

Today though they're in the hand of the Military there.

When the wolves attack they won't be killed but just weakened

a little so that they learn their lesson from it.

The "buddhas of inestimable life" are free of worldliness and secularism

and don't take wordly things more seriously than they are in reality.

Similar to the Muslims they practise all-day their increase of consciousness.

Shàolín Quánfa is a martial art that requires much strength and force;

Here the kinetic meditation is the first priority.

T'ai Chì Quan is less strenuous.

In the meaning of Zen Buddhism we become part of what we explore.

In our heads everything is just a touch away, similar with a computer.

Our consciousness illuminates a goal similar to a searchlight.

With a certain mechanism of relaxation the feeling of difficulties and

existential fear is becoming less important.

The fight is always expression of meditation and modesty.

Meditating is, when we ponder over something.

There are two kinds of meditation.

One is about concentration, the spiritual silence.

The other is about the analysis, the deeper insight.

With meditation exercises between the ego and

the others with mutual dependence

of all things and creatures from each other, particularly of people.

T'ai Chì 太極拳 

The best, The very great extreme, The great contrasts

- describes the highest principle of the cosmos.

This term can be found in Daoism and in Confucianism.

T'ai Chì, also called Chinese Shadow-boxing, is a Martial Art

that utilizes a unique system of movement for the body

that produces many health benefits.

The martial power and the great speed of T'ai Chì

rely on a relaxed connected way of moving the body.

The sense of T'ai Chì is not raw power but a special fine and gracile

movement training. The effect of T'ai Chì is a muscle relaxation

as well a better agility of the joints.

The movements don't come about muscle impulse but through

the life energy Qi that flows in any human body through certain pathways,

the Meridian. It's closely linked with the principle of

the contrasts Yin and Yang and their balance.

 

Nihons' Warriors

In Old China there were many secret organizations that had to protect

the old knowledge from other sackers.

Some of them moved on to the Eastern islands.

In 1281 the aggressive Mongolian ruler Kublai Khan

planned to invade the island Nihon with the biggest fleet of all time.

Japan would've been lost if a sudden Taifun

wouldn't had washed away hundreds of ships.

The old Japanese called the phenomenon Kamikaze "divine wind".

Togakure-Ryu, the "School of the Hidden Door" by Daisuke Nishina/Togakure,

who learned his fighting techniques from the Chinese monk Kain Dōshi

in the 12th century, encourages questions and individual, personal training -

the ability of Shin shin shin gan "God's eyes, God's mind" to learn

to properly know the opponent and defend oneself.

With Ninjutsu it's about reaching the goal by every means.

The Ninja 忍者 were illusionists, spies, warriors, and Martial Artists

and descended from secret associations in the mountains of Yamaguchi.

The original Shinobi 忍び regarded themselves as the formal-cultural opposite

of the conventional disposition of the period.

They used to live democratically and were practitioners of Shintoist,

progressiv-educational, political, and military strategies.

The warriors revolve around the honour codex of tackling opponent and fate with discipline.

Since the 14th century they defended their independence against

the feudal lords of the surrounding provinces in Japan.

In the 16th century the Shoguns had been losing more and more power

while their vasalls were fighting for the predominance.

In these wars the Ninja offered their services to anyone

who're able to pay them, and played the warlords off against eachother.

Tanba, the last Ninja Master from Iga, was capable to save

the secret Ninjutsu-teachings from the Samurai army at the last moment.

The "Honjō Masamune"-sword fights against Mongolians and Ninja

had been shaping the imperial Samurai to enormously passionate warriors.

After the attack in the 17th century on the Christian city Shimabara,

where Jesuits and abandoned "Rōnin" were living,

the stern 'empire of the sun' experienced under the Tokugawa dynasty

a blossoming of high culinary.

The ethics of the Samurai has sustainedly left its mark on the Japanese people,

especially in their world of work.

Hagakure 葉隠 "Hidden leaves", the book of the Samurai, 

was written in 1710 by the Samurai and later Zen-monk Tsunetomo Yamamoto.

 

Among the maxims on Lord Naoshige's wall, there was this one:

If one were to say on a word what the condition of being a Samurai is,

its basis lies first in seriously devoting one's body and soul to his master.

Not to forget one's master is the most fundamental thing for a retainer.

 

It is bad when one thing becomes two.

One should not look for anything else in the Way of the Samurai.

It is the same for anything that is called a Way.

If one understands things in this manner, he should be able to hear

about all ways and be more and more in accord with his own.

 

It is said that what is called the Spirit of an Age

is something to which one cannot return.

That this spirit gradually dissipates is due to the world's coming to an end.

In the same way, a single year does not have just spring or summer.

A single day, too, is the same.

For this reason, although one would like to change today's world

back to the spirit of one hundred years or more ago, it cannot be done.

Thus it is important to make the best out of every generation.

 

"Matters of great concern should be treated lightly." - Lord Naoshige.

Master Ittei commented:

"Matters of small concern should be treated seriously."

 

In admonishing the master, if one is not of the proper rank to do so,

it shows great loyalty to have someone who is of that rank speak

and have the master correct his mistakes.

 

The word gen means "illusion" or "apparition."

In India, a man who uses conjury is called a Genjutsushi

“a master of illusion technique”.

Everything in this world is but a marionette show. Thus we use the word Gen.

 

What is generally called generosity is in truth sympathy.

In Shin´ei it's written: "In the eyes of a sympathetic there's no one

who doesn't find mercy. Someone who has sinned is to be pitied even more."

The heart is immeasurably big. There's a lot of space inside for all.

 

Master Ittei said: "If someone would ask me: `

How can I become a good man?´ my answer would be:

`Bear suffering!´ Who doesn't bear suffering gets a bad character." 

 

____________________________________________________________________________________psychobiology

The Golden Mean

 

They say: "You should not fight against evil.

If one is asking you for something, give it to him."

"The wise man draws more advantage from his enemies

than the fool from his friends." - Benjamin Franklin

"Our experience confirms that all this what superficial hedonism

is able to offer is illusory and doesn't fill in the human;

that self-protection of egoism leads to delusion and self-deception;

that indifference and scepticism destroy the ideal of love;

that violence and ideologies only lead to an impasse."

 

On and off, off and on pictures, words, and even numbers 

can have an overpowering effect.

Experiences like these are intended very early in the brain.

Generally we are shaped ideologically in different ways and it is complicated

to escape this character and to find the healthy balance or the golden mean.

 

The clergy wanted to change the environment within. Karl Marx wanted to change

the surroundings so that human nature can change. With Sigmund Freud it's

the other way round. Freud was conflicting because he generally had intended

to open many doors for the posterity. In his paper "A difficulty of psychoanalysis“

he had diagnosed until then (1917) three serious insults.

The first insult would be the discovery of Copernicus

that the earth rotates around the sun and not the other way

which after Freud would have question the central role of man.

The second insult would consist in the hypothesis of Charles Darwin that

man is descended from apes that hence

would have disproved the divine creation.

The third insult of man would be Freud's postulate of the unconscious

of which man determines materialistically. 

This Freud'sche self-assessment though is also not completely free

from narcissism. The narcissists are particularly hurt from which

he unconsciously sense that it could be true but doesn't want to admit it.

The threat and the pain consist in that the ones with the insults could be right

and the fabricated self-image could break up to real life.

Because of it the illusion must be defended with offensive aggression.

 

Intuitions are no impulsive moods of the spirit, they're safe forms of knowledge.

They form the basis of unaware heuristics that are working effectively.

A major part in our mental life takes part unconsciously

- we act "from the stomach".

"Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.

Where there is patience and humility, there is neither anger nor vexation.

Where there is poverty and joy, there is neither greed nor avarice.

Where there is peace and meditation,

there is neither anxiety nor doubt." - Francesco d'Assisi

Aristotle: "If love reigns over the earth all laws would be dispensable."

"I have three treasure to guard and tend.

The one is love, the second is modesty,

the third is humility. Only the loving is brave,

only the modest is grand, only the humble is competent

to prevail." - Lǎozǐ 老子 "old master"

The reference to the Master can raise the responsibility for one's own acting.

Professional ethics, economic spirit, law-abidance, and artistic excellency

can have a strong push in this way. Man is biologically conceived as creature of flaw.

He can get by optimally on the few.

Fasting is important for the purification and it also leads to inner composure.

In emptiness or in silence an openness arises for the considerable questions of life

that are always spiritual as well.

The crux in our culture is the Dionysiac, the Romantic thought,

which is actually quite destructive because one demands specifically

from the other which is originally a spiritual desire.

Namely the call for perfection, for redemption, for being adopted as he is, for grace.

But if we project these needs onto one man it has to fail.

The distributed substance 'Oxytocin' inside the body is that

what makes out the feeling of friendship and closeness.

On the subject love we so to speak often mix up

intoxication, ecstasy, the exciting - there's the 'Dopamin' -

and the confidante, the cozy.

For women wisdom is more important than cleverness.

Man wants to be inspired by woman. Foolish, inappropriate

expectations are dashing thankfulness no matter if they're granted or not.

The more we have, the more we have to practise thankfulness;

otherwise we more and more think of what we have is taken for granted.

If we take more and more for granted from force of habit,

our ingratitude after all makes us unfortunate.

And of course we must also practise gratitude when we have less,

so that the less, which we appreciate very much, leads to more fortune

than much of what we appreciate less.

Gratitude preserves us from arrogance and let us look deeper into the horizon.

Every step on the way to the top is a new challenge.

We find the way when we get inspiration.

Everybody strives for continual realization in transcendence

of sports, mountaineering, arts, music, consumption, moneymaking, etc.

The reality in the flow of life is the effectiveness in rational possibility thinking,

in belief to reach or realize something, in confidence that

the ball, the work, or the product really finds its goal.

According to that every man has a religious and an artistic talent.

One must be capable to apply general terms on particular cases.

Man himself is the greatest challenge.

Being open in order to trust the paths;

and moving forward with the firm destination ahead of us.

One should reprogram all his social imaginations of what is called 'being human'.

Aslike any social structure is the basis of civilization and

it's not about destroying this structure,

but about breaking free from the ego structures of the lobbies.

Everything is just an experience from which we learn

because no man is really negative.

The negative in us and in the world is a vacant.

Emptiness helps us slowly in understanding.

Without darkness there wouldn't be light of experience.

Who doesn't fathom the depths cannot enjoy the heights.

Because no matter what we do through our negative action

we come to realize the real that is behind the illusive .

Mankind is like Alchimist Gold that was thrown into the fire

until all impurity is separated from pure Gold.

 

 

 

To find the meaning through appeals from outside,

at least to an explanation, an experience, something on what

one can hold on to and occupy oneself with.

The search for the lost paradise can be understood literally, as if there's

a vague premonition that in this world it has also been very different before.

The search for "Heaven on Earth" in perfect holiday experiences,

in life as long and healthy as possible, in untainted beauty.

Between the two paradigms of reality 

- internal and external, energetical and physical -

we restructure ourselves and our relations to personal authorities.

The fact that our global society is now saturated with the crises

that touch every nation, every organ, and every system in our

global body has a symbolic significance.

Man can shine, jump, regenerate and recuperate something.

His brain has 100,000 times more subtext with itself than with the senses.

The sense is diverse once it's exploited.

One can work with it, give others a jump-start.

By complaints, blockages, old beliefs, sabotage programs, and traumas,

we're hindered to live our true greatness and strenght.

Only when the critical mass of people is reached, who stop to believe in

their self-created identities and their stories of passion and success,

the being, the true human nature, will be carried out.

Hope, grace and mercy of all consist in the being

because this is our natural inheritance.

By granting themselves to be human and not holding on longer to

identities, the ego in consciousness loses power.

In contrary the energy of reality gains power and leads more and more

people to the truth of their human being.

Self-pressure is the control layer of illusion

and the effect of the self-created prison of all humans.

Through the illusion of our imaginary personality and the following result

of identity the mind commits predefined roles and subsequently behavioural

patterns in order to be able to fulfill these roles.

These behavioural patterns are self-pressures and

they serve the ruling and control of the conceited role or identity

that is unconsciously taken over in life.

Man can feel truly free if one can realize this and decide consciously

for the dissolution of self-pressures.

With it the devotion to freedom is necessary.

 

 

 

In this way we experience the simplicity of the being without inner pressures.

The human thirst for perfection and control of life situations,

as well as adapted behavior, so that one is liked or loved by the others.

The conflict between fulfillment of one's duty and freedom

as well as the human thirst to be committed to a topic, so strongly

until one is teared to pieces, also belongs to the field of

the unconscious identification with the role.

The ego is able to pull the person permanently into a role.

One doesn't need much more than the attention for

the supposed identity in life situations and

a time of conscious practise of observation and letting go.

Anyone has got the adjustment of thought that steers one subtly towards love,

the power of creation and possibility to change positively.

It begins in thought. When we think of something then it has a certain color.

Man has to give his self in mercy, humbly and in service.

He has to accept everything what comes towards him

and help the neighbor with the state of consciousness.

It's an inherent aspiration to liberate from the illusions of the ego.

 

The three primary principles: 

truth, love, and power.

The four secondary principles:  oneness, authority, courage, and intelligence. 

The secondary principles can be derived from the primary principles as follows: 

Oneness     = Truth + Love  

Authority     = Truth + Power  

Courage      = Love + Power  

Intelligence  = Truth + Love + Power    

 

Philosophy draws from the source of the dream. The dream knows no time.

The dream is a signal, is acting, and part of reality.

The poetic power of the dream is not troubled by the wish to analyze it.

The dream is kind of world knowledge.

Journalist Caroline Küssner: Plato teached that dreams are

also derived from the wild, animalistic side that strikes man in dreams.

Aristotle suspected that dreams come into being

through sensory impressions. The old Natives in Australia and

North America have always believed that dream and reality

are interweaved in one other and complement each other.

With ritual dances they recall the dream time.

The storytelling of the night belongs to the rituals in the morning.

Physicist Michael König: "We as biological beings have exploit freely

for ourselves the three-dimensional space.

But the so-called "Hyperspaces" that are arranged over it

are accessible only through phase transitions into higher consciousness."

It's all about the emotional level, emotional intelligence,

being aware of emotions.

Everybody gets oneself emotions voluntarily and compulsory.

Such as the simple statement of a man:

"No matter what I touch, I have bad luck!"

It gives one the possibility to realize added emotions, standard emotions

that are hidden in sub consciousness, and become aware of it.

The mind is capable to control that

and can recognize stored emotions as our own construction.

 

"The Three Lineages - Heaven, Earth and human beings-

depend upon each other for their existence

and develop giving form to each other,

just as human being has a head, feet and an abdomen. 

If one lineage is annihilated, all three lineages will be destroyed."

- Taiping Jing, from Classic of Great Peace

The contents of Taiping Jing primarily deals with subjects such as

heaven and earth, five elements, Yin and Yang and the sexagenary cycle.

 

 

"Weed grows in two months, a red rose needs for it a whole year."

- Jalāl ad-Dīn ar-Rūmī, poet

 

 

Meditation = to adjust the mind, to concentrate, “to think, ponder, consider“.

Meditation is a self-regulation practice that focus on training attention and awareness

in order to bring mental processes under greater voluntary control and thereby

foster general mental well-being and development and/or specific capacities

such as calm, clarity, and concentration.

Meditation is used to describe practices that self-regulate the body and mind,

thereby affecting mental events by engaging a specific attentional set.

Regulation of attention is the central commonality

across the many divergent methods.

The mind can calm down with practices of carefulness or concentration.

In Eastern cultures meditation is regarded as a fundamental and

central consciousness-expanding practice.

The targeted conditions of consciousness are described each according

to tradition, differently and often with terms like silence,

emptiness, Panorama-consciousness, Being-One, being in here and now

or free of thoughts. With it they overcome

the subject-object-split according to Karl Jaspers.

Meditation can be defined as a stylized mental technique

repetitively practiced for the purpose of attaining a subjective experience

that is frequently described as very restful, silent,

and of heightened alertness, often characterized as blissful.

In popular usage, the word "meditation" and the phrase "meditative practice" are often used imprecisely to designate broadly similar practices, or sets of practices,

that are found across many cultures and traditions.

Scientific reviews have proposed that researchers attempt to more clearly define

the type of meditation being practiced in order that

the results of their studies be made more clear.

Taylor noted that to refer only to meditation from a particular faith,

not enough, since the cultural traditions from which a particular kind of meditation

comes are quite different and even within a single tradition differ in complex ways.

The specific name of a school of thought or a teacher or the title of a specific text

is often quite important for identifying a particular type of meditation.

Meditation (meditatio in Latin) means the third, of four steps, of Lectio Divina,

an ancient form of Christian prayer. Meditation also refers to

the second of the three steps of Yoga in Patanjali's Yoga Sutras,

a step called dhyâna in Sanskrit.

 

Meditation may refer to a mental or spiritual state

that may be attained by such practices,

and may also refer to the practice of that state.

The article mainly focuses on meditation in the broad sense of a type of discipline,

found in various forms in many cultures, by which the practitioner attempts to get

beyond the reflexive, "thinking" mind

(sometimes called "discursive thinking" or "logic")

into a deeper, more devout, or more relaxed state.

 

 

 

 

"The greatest blessing in life is an appreciation of beauty." - Menander Μένανδρος, poet

"The true life wisdom consists in seeing the miraculous one in the everyday." - Pearl Buck

 

_________________________________________________________________________________________physiology

Energy Medicine

 

"Poverty makes sick and illness makes poor."

- Gerhard Trabert, doctor of human medicine

"The exploration of illnesses has done so much progress that it gets

harder to find a man who's completely healthy." - Aldous Huxley, author

"Everybody lives from medicine. That's why no one is doing something about it."

- Gerhard Kocher, political scientist, health economist and aphoristic writer

Drug belongs to the most important tools of medicine,

but is simultaneously the third biggest cost factor in healthcare system.

Medicine doesn't just take effect in treated organism.

Some drugs have arrears in food or environment.

Plant-based medicine and some other legal substances

have been efficient since ancient Asia.

This knowledge got lost in the West with the dreadful witch-hunt.

Pharmacology studies the interactions between drugs and body.

Various corporeal processes are involved in

the reception, distribution, change and excretion of drugs.

Medicine is effective by interacting specifically

with certain goal-oriented structures in the body

and thus influence bodily functions.

The sum of desired effects of a drug, the so-called effectiveness,

leads to easing or healing of a sickness.

The efficiency will be concomitant with undesirable effectiveness, the side effect.

With it drug has a double-edged character.

The consideration of uses and risks is therefore a central issue in development,

authorization and application of medicine.

Mutual cooperation of orthodox medicine/oncology and

alternative / complementary medicine are hindered by envy in Europe.

In clinics today money-grubbing and corruption prevails.

The health insurance companies counted 800,000 over-treatments a year.

Pharmaceutic companies are hardly researching after new, life-saving antibiotics,

because the development doesn't pay off.

Clarification also before compulsory vaccination.

Some vaccinations are needless (flu with healthy adults under 60),

others are necessary (Hepatits B with medical staff).

As patients we have to stay calm and always demand a second opinion.

"Researchers like doctors have to create more objectivity and

learn to follow more their basic intuition, less algorithm."

Medics today don't want to be gagged anymore by the bureaucratic system

and go back to the roots of art of healing.

Prof. Dr. Michael Porter, Dr. Michael ImhoffProf. Giovanni Maio,

Dr. Frank Wittig, and Dr. Paul Brandenburg

belong to the few people in the West who try to change this system decisively.

Many people are attached to the ideal of a long life.

One wants to be healthy, one wants to be healed, one wants to survive.

And appropriately they either swear on traditional or on alternative medicine.

The patients with dismay however think,

something different is much more important:

Accept fate and destiny in silence and dignity without hanging on life

with mortal fear, and degrading oneself to a medical experiment.

We react to a high stimulus with a positive immune reaction.

With the increase of physical performance the killer-cells get a

different characteristic of the surface that then can recognize and avert the tumor-cells.

Modern Energy Medicine, especially Quantum Medicine,

has confirmed the assumption that the source of all illnesses

is linked to human consciousness. Almost every desease is originated from

psychical strain, mental stress, or perpetual thoughts. 

Psychoneuroimmunology was able to detect that

these acute strains disturb immune functions.

Under stress we understand with neuropsychoimmunology

the inflammation that also induces accelerated aging.

Corresponding to the information that the "bio-computer" brain gives

(they often speak about human as bio-container), bodily reactions, that

are associated with this information, are weakened - irrespectively of

the natural ageing of the cells. It's possible to conduct energies to the

fine material body, in order to disband there mental blockades, conditionings

and many more, which has aroused illnesses, disorder and burdens.

The healing concepts of musical notes, thoughts, pictures, and kinetics are effective

and easily to comprehend for the usual mind.

With all spiritual healings they only are catalysts for

the activation of selfhealing power (also called relation power).

They are always aware that they have an effect like a catalyst;

in order to support with love and sympathy, to activate the own self-healing power. 

Placebo means: "I will fall".

Healing is generally not just a question of the placebo effect,

it's also an act of God's mercy which one can experience by

opening the inner growth and heartily taking on the responsibility for one's own life.

This is the natural way to true health on body, soul and mind

because only when all three bodies are in harmony we can obtain true healing:

A deep expression of real love of life, energy, harmony, inner bliss.

Long since many medics know of processes that are not explainable

in any textbook or scientific formulation.

So it happens time and time again that for example

critically diseased people experience so-called spontaneous remissions

where the illness disappears very suddenly, unaccountably against all medical logic.

Karma is cause and effect.

The soul has the power to heal, with power over the mind and body.

The soul must be healed first to heal the mind

and body or for any other kind of healing.

A Human Being is composed not only as a biological physical being however,

it is also composed of many subtle intricate energy grids

that transform, regulate and provide the essential life force energy

needed for our own personal existence itself.

Below is a Compilation of the Energy Grids that this plate stimulates.

Our thoughts are activating our inner cosmos, the Chakras,

that determine our density or physicalfrequency, and signifies

hormonal balance, metabolism and other things when all's said and done.

There are billions of tiny whirling vital life forces inside the human body.

They are concentrated into centres.

Chakras means wheel in Sanskrit because these energies spin at these points

rotating clockwise at a certain frequency.

The Chakra is a subtle energy centre that normally cannot be perceived.

The activity resembles a galaxy of planets, each spinning on its axis

at points along the spinal cord. Each Chakra is designed to supervise and

maintain the perfect operation of the bodily systems under its control.

This purification is done by spinning in pure or positive vibrations and

spinning out impure or negative ones.

An understanding of what each Chakra attracts and what can disturb it

is important for our well being.

Each thought and action influence the sensitiveness and performance

of these centres. Immediately affter Self-Realization these Chakras

are activated and initially begin the slow process of clearing the gross negativity

accumulated by years of neglect or self-destructive activities like

anger, hatred, fanaticism and drugs.

With the energy-work after Dr. Curtis

all 7 main chakra are treaten by the laying on of hands.

These energetical "control centres" are each certain neuro-wickerworks.

The crown-chakra directs the nervous system of the whole body.

The forehead-chakra controls the intuitive strengths and can be

activated at feelings of dizziness and is to increase mental development.

The throat-chakra steers the breathing, regulates the skin functions

and the sense organs nose, eyes and ears.

The heart-chakra controls the circulation and the lymph system.

The navel-chakra diricts digestive tract, bladder and nerves.

The sexual-chakra controls all sexual organs.

The root-chakra channels the basic energy of the whole body.

It'll never be treaten.

Power is ego (lower 3 chakras),

personal power is essence (heart chakra and above). 

One of the best disciplines to increase personal power is meditation.

'Power' is also a name used by Don Juan

to label the entity that governs man's fate.

"Do not follow the ideas of others, but learn to listen to

the your inner voice/ intuition." - Zen Master Dogen Zenji

 

The dimension of a vector space is the #

of vectors in any basis for the space,

i.e. the number of coordinates

necessary to specify any vector.

This notion of dimension (the cardinality of

a basis) is often referred to as the Hamel dimension or algebraic dimension to distinguish it from other notions

of dimension."