On June 20, 2020, I delivered a speech to the Way of Wisdom (WOW) Confucian community in Indonesia, entitled, Prospects of Confucianism as Religion in light of Indonesia. The recorded […]
Author: Bin Song, Ph.D.
Guided Ru Breathing Meditation
After learning how to breathe during Ru meditation, listen to this audio to guide your practice of Ru breathing in a daily basis. Enjoy!
How to Breathe during Ru Meditation
Ru (Confucian) meditation is based upon a disciplined method of breathing. I wrote and recorded these three audios to explain the essential aspects of the method of Ru breathing. Transcript […]
How Did Ru Critique Confucius?
The reason why “Confucianism” is a misnomer unacceptable by Ru practitioners can be understood from this perspective: When James Legge (1815-1897 C.E), a congregationalist Christian missionary who worked in China […]
In What Sense Does a Ru Need to be Independent and Autonomous?
People usually think the values of independence and codependence clash each other. In some misconstrued version, Ruism is also frequently depicted as prioritizing the value of codependence over individual independence […]