Mindfulness and the Qi of Money

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Cultivating practices that feed our body, mind, and soul are key to building and sustaining our families and communities, locally … Read More

The Flowers are Beautiful in Southern China

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With another foot of snow and white out conditions here in Washington DC, it’s easy to reminisce about the beauty … Read More

Beautiful, Deadly, Silent

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Beautiful, Deadly, Silent – No, not a catchphrase for a new femme fatale, a hunting tigress, or an excellent Kung … Read More

Have You Tasted the Peach?

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Real Taoist and Buddhist philosophy is experiential. It is a practical method of living in the world. Even if there … Read More

The First Rule of Eating in China

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Chinese food in the US is a poor shadow of the real thing. It’s sort of like those cheap supermarket … Read More

How to Travel to China (2)

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Most people who travel to China from the west will fly. If you travel via a Western airline, the transition … Read More

How to Travel in China (1)

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The first rule for travelling in China is “Get over yourself!” That’s right, if you have never been to China, … Read More

Exporting Chinese Culture

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Generally speaking, the first part of any culture that gets exported is its products. It is pretty easy to understand … Read More

Silk: Pure Chinese Lifestyle

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Written by LIU Mingjiang  Translated by GUI Tao Silk is a perfect combination of plants, animals and the human labor. … Read More