Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Benefit of Doubt


When speaking about the process of thought, it could arise to mind that it is a closed, repetitive system. Indeed, the first aim of this post is just to show this aspect – the “non-art of thinking”. But why  belittle … Continue reading

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The Spirit of a Path: Tai Chi Chuan (2)


As seen in the previous post, Tai Chi Chuan is an art on how to learn to follow  the Path (the Tao). We also said that, to compare the Tao as something, limiting it to concepts, pushes away from Tao … Continue reading

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The Spirit of a Path: Tai Chi Chuan


Probably, this post is not for all. It speaks about an ancient discipline that can’t be explained because it has to be experienced in order to be understood, at least to some degree. Indeed, Tai Chi Chuan is a practical … Continue reading

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The Taste of a Missed Occasion


I don’t know how many have the memory of when they were a child, of three, four, five years old. The innocence of such a period of life. Making friends with other children was the most simple and spontaneous thing. … Continue reading

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A Homage To Gurdjieff


It’s not easy to speak about Gurdjieff,  nor is it easy to reach an understanding of his doings. He wasn’t a teacher nor a disciple in the strict meaning of the terms, but rather an adept in the original meaning … Continue reading

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“Cultivate Ourselves”


It would seem to be an obvious statement for the accustomed readers of this blog, but the difference between a man or woman that we could define as “common”, and a man or woman that we could define as “on … Continue reading

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Ponderings About Why to Meditate


The practice of meditation is not so difficult, it’s enough to sit still, silent, attentive, present and not to allow any identification to sweep us away, including the identification of being the meditator or the spiritual being, or the enlightened … Continue reading

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Exploring the Body from the Inside (How I discovered a key practice)


Waiting for the upcoming book “The Book of Little Things”, I would like to write a post related to one practice which will be presented in that text. It happens sometimes during an apprenticeship, that we are forced by the … Continue reading

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