Tradition

TanDao on December 12th, 2012

Our lives are filled with shifts: seismic, paradigmatic, geographical, sociological, personal, and spiritual shifts. And our lives are filed with sound: rhythm, and repetition – music, chant, song, verse, and spoken word. Endings. Beginnings. Today has the feeling of a shift. We are aware of the date, and we are in the moment: 12/12/12. Some […]

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TanDao on October 1st, 2012

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE RELEASE OF ENERGY WARRIORS, A BOOK COLLABORATION WITH BOB ELLAL. Got crisis? Get ready to fight. Learn to draw on something deeper during impossible times. It is not what happens to you that defines you, it is how you manage it. Calm and clarity come through finding balance. This […]

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TanDao on August 30th, 2012

Secret Wisdom: Information is not knowledge; Knowledge is not awareness and Awareness costs. ~TanDao Shaolin and Daoist kung fu, Japanese bushido and budo and Eastern martial arts perpetuate the tradition of secrecy – secret power, secret techniques and secret knowledge. Certainly creates a mystique. And secrets play on our human curiosity and desire to empower […]

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TanDao on June 6th, 2009

It’s ironic. On the same day that the celluloid Shaolin master, David Carradine, died, an authentic kung fu master and Hong Kong film legend, Shek Kin, passed away. Although martial artists and film goers may know him as Han, Bruce Lee’s evil nemesis in Enter the Dragon, Shek Kin was a pioneer of early kung […]

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TanDao on May 20th, 2009

Did you watch How Bruce Lee Changed the World on the History Channel? For fans, seeing a compilation of this charismatic master of movement is always awesome. However, the very title of the documentary, provocative and grandiose, and the fact that it was on the History Channel, set up intellectual expectations that were quickly dashed […]

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