The Tiger's Mouth Blog
Wishing for peace in the world this Earth Day 2021. May we find harmony within, with each other and with the cycles of nature and the universe.
National Volunteer Week
Celebrating National Volunteer Week during the pandemic, Taoist Tai Chi® arts participants feel a deep appreciation for their chance to continue contributing positively to the world, even if physically distanced. The rewards of a caring life include a sense of calm purpose and a connection with others.
IBS Awareness Month
I was stressed in my life and diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome from the stress on my system. Taoist Tai Chi® helped with that and in so many other ways! ~Niveen
Building a Fairer Healthier World
The ancient Chinese believed that true health comes when body, mind and spirit work together in harmony. Taoist Tai Chi® arts grew out of this tradition and are a path of ultimate transformation. Taoist Training is profoundly beneficial for health. Taoist Tai Chi® practice helps the mind be calm and clear yet creative and dynamic, […]
Ching Ming Festival
Ching Ming means clear and bright. It is a day to pay respect to our family ancestors, to value where we have come from and to keep harmony with all who came before us. Today Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism participants from around the world chanted the Scripture of Filial Piety, a classic Confucian […]
Goon Yam Festival
Today Taoist Tai Chi® participants around the world chanted to celebrate Goon Yam (Guanyin), the bodhisattva of compassion. Goon Yam inspires the cultivation of compassion and celebrating her through chanting, our intention is to bring more peace and harmony to the world.
Festival of Lord Lao
Today Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism celebrated the Festival of Lord Lao with more than 1000 participants chanting via Zoom. Lord Lao (Laozi, Lao-Tzu) is best known as the author of the Daode Jing, foundational text of Taoist thought. We chanted for the world and gave thanks for the teachings of Taoism.
World Interfaith Harmony Week – Moving towards Harmony within the World
Taoism teaches compassion for all living beings. This is the foundation of world harmony. The Bodhisattva Goon Yam (Guan Yin) represents compassion. Here she is pictured at Fung Loy Kok [...]
World Interfaith Harmony Week – Diversity
Taoism has a tradition of openness to wisdom from diverse sources. Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism observes and integrates the teachings of the three religions of China: Confucianism, Buddhism [...]
World Interfaith Harmony Week – Cultivating the Spark of Goodness
Taoism teaches that compassion and selflessness are part of our original nature. Taoist training cultivates the spark of goodness within, as thoughts and actions throughout our daily lives naturally become [...]
Harmonizing with Constant Transformation and Change
Taoism, and the Northern Dipper Sutra in particular, incorporates the idea of harmonizing with constant transformation and change. These rhythms of life and of our Taoist Tai Chi® practice relate to the cycles of nature. Everything is moving and changing and yet does not need to be chaotic. There is consistency, balance and stability in […]
Northern Dipper Scripture
The Northern Dipper Scripture is an ancient text chanted for the health and longevity of the living, to increase blessings and to disperse disasters. It is especially helpful for occasions such as birthdays and is chanted on the full and new moon. Much of it is a message from Lord Lao (Laozi, Lao-Tzu) to the […]
The 50th Anniversary Celebration of Taoist Tai Chi® arts ended with over 2000 participants from 26 countries toasting together/apart. To the next 50 years of these powerful and precious Taoist arts!
Surprise and Auspicious Lion Dance
Celebrating 50 years of Taoist Tai Chi® arts over 2000 participants together/apart were graced with a surprise and auspicious lion dance (socially distanced of course)!
Celebrating from Home, Temples and Shrines
Over 2000 Fung Loy Kok participants from 26 countries chanted in their homes as part of the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Taoist Tai Chi® arts. Leaders chanted at Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism temples and shrines, representing the spirit of all chanting for the world.
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Taoist Tai Chi® arts, President of Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism, John Huang, shares calligraphy that speaks to a solid foundation and a bright future. On December 5 more than 2000 people celebrated together/apart!
50 Years of Taoist Tai Chi® arts!
From humble beginnings in Toronto in 1970, Master Moy’s teachings have spread around the world. Today more than 1000 participants from 26 countries mark 50 years of helping people and serving our communities through Taoist Tai Chi® arts. Our hearts are full of appreciation as we look forward to the next 50 years! […]
On the full moon and new moon, the 1st and 15th of each lunar month, 1000 participants from 26 countries chant the Northern Dipper Scripture together/apart. This scripture expresses the interconnection between the external universe (outside ourselves) and the internal universe (inside ourselves), an idea that resonates in the lived experience of many who […]
Seniors Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism
Members of the Canadian National Seniors Committee got their party hats on at their last meeting, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism, together/apart, and with cake! We wish the Directors and all participants a very Happy 50th. Despite the lack of in person gatherings, we are finding ways to celebrate […]
Goon Yam Festival
Participants in the Taoist Tai Chi® arts from around the world chanted “together/apart” on Wednesday, November 4 to celebrate Goon Yam (Guanyin), the bodhisattva of compassion. Goon Yam inspires the cultivation of compassion within ourselves. Celebrating her through chanting, our intention is to bring more peace and calm to the world. Fung Loy Kok Institute […]