If you’d like an introduction to the life and ideas of Confucius, you could do much worse than The Story of the Real Confucius, a 90-minute docudrama produced by the […]
Music and Ruism
Every human culture has music and every human being has some relationship to music. Some view music as nothing more than a pleasant distraction. Others have built their entire identities […]
What Kind of Teacher was Confucius?
Although Kongzi (Confucius) held a few government positions, he spent most of his life as a teacher. We can never know what a day in Kongzi’s “classroom” was like, but […]
Phubbing and Li
In 2012, a lexicologist, a phonetician, a poet, a debating champion, a crossword maker, and several authors gathered at Sydney University in Australia. Their mission? To create a new word to describe “the practice of ignoring […]
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!