Stage 12 dic 2009 - Taijiquan

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Stage 12 dic 2009

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Common and uncommon teaching in Tai Chi Chuan


Origins of Tai Chi Chuan (Yang style):

historical (common): Yang Lu Chang (1700), Yang Chen Fu (1800)
traditional (not common): Chang Seng Feng___the crane / snake__the dream

Before the time of Yang Luchan, this art had no name and was simply an unusual martial art practiced by few; sometimes described as the thirteen techniques or positions:

              • 5 steps: forward, back, look to the right, look to the left, center
13 postures
              • 8 gates: ward off, rotate back, press, push, pull, split, elbow, shoulder


Cultural environment: Taoism or "Tao teaching"

the "Taoist Canon" and the three texts: TaoTeChing, LieTzu, ChuangTzu


The 5 pillars of Tai Chi Chuan: Taolu , Tui Shou, Qigong, San Shou, Zou Chan


There are five main styles of T'ai Chi Ch'uan, each named after the Chinese family from which it was born::

Chen-style di Chen Wangting (1580-1660)
Yang-style di Yang Lu-ch'an (1799-1872)
Hao-style di Wu Yu-hsiang (1812-1880)
Wu-style di Wu Ch'uan-yu (1834-1902) and his son Wu Chien-ch'uan (1870-1942)
Sun-style di Sun Lu-t'ang (1861-1932)



The Doctrine of the Mind:

the Conceptual Mind (the one you experience)

Enable
                                 
Personality
                                         
Conscious spirit
                                                                                           
Servant

Karmic, product of previous lives

Logic = personal vision of each / Ego

"defined the good ..."Cap. II-TTC

"for the belly not for ..." Cap. XII-TTC


The natural mind

Heavenly

Essential

Original spirit

Master

Clear light



"the use of the Void" Cap. V-TTC
                                                                                                  


Notes of 12 December 2009


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