Vernacular Fiction and Celestial Script: A Daoist Manual for the Use of Water Margin

By Mark Meulenbeld, Department of Chinese Culture, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China – Religions 2019. MDPI Open Access Journals. © 2019 by the author. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY), I acquired this manual […]

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I-CHING: The First Day of Spring

By Phoenix the Elder – Dear Dreamers, you have burned your Marzanna today, releasing all of last year and the aspects of the past 13 moons that you have accomplished. Congratulations. Now we begin our rebirth our new year according to nature’s laws of the four Seasons (rather than human laws). After I burned my Marzanna, […]

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Chinese Shamanism

By Phoenix the Elder – When I share my stories, it is in the oral tradition of my teachings as a shaman and I don’t teach apprentices how to be a shaman, that is impossible. I teach them how to heal themselves. Most people are used to storytelling and also indigenous stories of creation or […]

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