"The five elements are a Taoist system that uses the cycles of nature to inform and balance our health and well-being. The five elements are earth, metal, water, wood, and fire.
An easy way to bring good feng shui into your living room…"
"The Tao of Textbooks: Taoism in Introductory World Religion Texts
Teaching Theology & Religion, 2001
Despite an abundance of new pedagogical techniques and technological innovations, textbooks remain a vital part of education…"
"Great stuff, Brian, all of these posts. I went to the Taoism in the Modern World link - and while the screen is a little busy for me - reply appreciate what it offers and why. This is really more of a reply to the discussion with the breakdown of…"
"If you visit the site, go to the home page in the drop down box, read the information, then go to the very bottom of the page. You'll see a box that says "categories" which has a drop down arrow. That will present you with many…"
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Why I wish to join The Temple & how I found out about it...
I found the site on the alternate links 2 tab on Eclectic Friends. I came here to see what it was all about and saw several groups which interested me.
About Myself & My Interests..
I am retired. I have participated in fencing with epee, saber and foil. I was a bagpiper in the Gordon Highlanders. I enjoy knot tying. I am a seeker of knowledge, both traditional, alternative and esoteric.
My Teachers & Influences, What was it about them that influenced me?
My current teacher is Master Michael Steenrod, Lineage Holder of The Four Ascendant Spheres Purity Adept School of Taoism. His explanation of the principles of Taoism led me to follow that path.
Authors and/or Books I appreciate
My favorite author is Deng Ming-Dao.
Musicians and/or Music I appreciate
I appreciate classical music, new wave and easy listening.
Films and/or Film-Makers & Actors I appreciate
One of my favorite movies is Red Cliff.
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