Shrine of the Eternal Breath of Tao/ Universal Society of the Integral Way

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Shrine of the Eternal Breath of Tao/ Universal Society of the Integral Way

Organization founded by Master Ni, Hua Ching, who had studied Taoism as a child in China. He moved to Taiwan after the Chinese Revolution. He continued his studies and became a teacher of Taoism and related martial and healing arts. During the 1970s, he moved to the United States and began to teach in Los Angeles.

This Toaist teaching concerns a universal law of subtle energy response. According to Master Ni, everything in the universe is a manifestation of energy in either its grosser or more subtle states. An understanding of how to develop the proper response to the energies of one's environment will bring harmony to one's life. The practice of Taoist meditation, martial arts (kung fu and t'ai chi ch'uan ), and medical practices (acupuncture and herbs) assist in attaining a balanced relationship to life. The universal law of response is claimed to be the basis of all spiritual practices.

The shrine is located in Los Angeles and sponsors the College of Tao and the Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Website: http://www.usiw.org/.

Sources:

Ni, Hua-Ching. The Subtle Universal Law and the Integral Way of Life. Malibu, Calif.: Shrine of the Eternal Breath of Tao, 1979.

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