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The Significance of Kata

Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Kyohan Editor’s note: This article is the second in a three part series excerpted from Yamaguschi’s classic karate text, “Goju Ryu Karate Do Kyohan: The History and Fundamentals of Goju-Ryu Karate,” now in reprint. The first article was

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Who Was Buddha?

Introduction to Buddhism by Geshe Kelsang Geasto

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How to Count to 10 in Mandarin Chinese

Christine from Hasu dojo is back with a lesson on how to count from 1 to 10 in Chinese. Please listen carefully to the tones and let’s all do our best to pronounce them correctly when we’re counting in class.

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The Heart Sutra Will Change You Forever By Karl Brunnholzl Partt 3

Forget Everything From an ordinary Buddhist point of view, we could even say that the Heart Sutra is not only crazy, but it is iconoclastic or even heretical. Many people have complained about the Prajnaparamita Sutras because they also trash

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Chinese Tones Tutorial

Christine from Hasu dojo has very kindly recorded a series of tutorials to help us improve our pronunciation and understanding of Mandarin Chinese. This video shows us how to pronounce the four tones in Mandarin Chinese. Enjoy!

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Morality in Karate

~by O’Sensei Richard Kim (excerpt from The Weaponless Warrior) During the Satsuma occupation of Okinawa, a Japanese samurai, who had lent money to a fisherman, made a trip on collection day to Itoman Province where the fisherman lived. Unable to

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The Heart Sutra His Holiness Part 2

Commentary on Form and Emptiness Comentary on Emptiness Summary for Daily Practice

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Gong Xi Fa Cai 恭喜發財

Gong Xi Fa Cai 恭喜發財 This is the Year of Earth Dog, starting from February 16, 2018 and lasting to February 4, 2019. That is the 4715th Chinese year! Dog is the eleventh in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac

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Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Kyohan

spy software for cell phones Goju-Ryu Karate  “The Cat” Yamaguchi was the legendary and colorful early 20th century karate master who founded Japanese Goju-Ryu – – one of Japan’s largest and most successful karate organizations. Among the many famous martial artists

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The Big Three

  My sensei said. “Make no mistake about it, one thing’s for sure: In the martial arts. you are going to spend about half your time perfecting the basics. It is like a building that looks beautiful but has no

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