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IJSSH 2013 Vol.3(2): 112-114 ISSN: 2010-3646
DOI: 10.7763/IJSSH.2013.V3.207

“Zen” and “Tao” in the Tai Chi

Jian-Sheng Wen
Abstract—From operation to “Tao”, is the traditional Chinese philosophy inherent and ancient pursuit. It was As clear as embodied in the Tai Chi. Tai Chi in the “Tao” level is not beyond wins, failure, attack, defense, but a perfect embodiment of the life. The aesthetic pursuit of Tai Chi is that the “heart method” often said. This has natural similarities with Chinese Zen. In the “Tai Chi”, technology, “Tao” through the inner strength to experience, the profound insight constitutes a religious law. On the Zen experience, “Tai Chi” is known only by the heart of Zen .Study of Zen “heart method” and “Tao” in Tai Chi helps to improve people's physical and mental health. This paper used research methods of documents; The logic analysis and personal practice to research.

Index Terms—Taoism, Buddhism, tai chi, meditation, manifestation.

The authors are with the Northwestern Polytechnical University China (e-mail: wjsooo@126.com)


Cite:Jian-Sheng Wen, "“Zen” and “Tao” in the Tai Chi," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 112-114, 2013.

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