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Wu Wei: The Art of Non-Action

Wu wei is a Taoist concept that means “non-action”. It’s a philosophy which states that the best way to deal with a situation, especially with a conflict, is not to act at all. Moreover, not forcing any solution, but just…

Asian Wisdom: the Depths and the Background

The depths and the background are concepts that appear in various oriental philosophies of Asian wisdom. One has given way to what is known as the “psychology of self-knowledge”. In this field, the different levels of consciousness and their interactions…

Seitai: the Culture of Harmony and Health

Seitai is movement, bodily harmony, and health. It is a practice with roots in traditional Japanese culture created by therapist Haruchika Noguchi. Seitai is above all the art of spontaneous movement. It is capable of regenerating us, relieving tension, and…

The Tea Ceremony and Conscious Meditation

The tea ceremony is part of the Zen meditation rituals. It is what the Japanese call Ichigo, which means “a moment, an encounter.” It is all about creating a unique, unrepeatable moment. Participants focus all their senses on the moment…