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Taijiquan as an Experiential Way for Discovering Daoism

By Michael DeMarco, M.A.




Taijiquan as an Experiential Way for Discovering Daoism

This article presents a way of directly discovering taijiquan’s philosophical principles through experiential involvement in the art itself. A student of taiji boxing passes through various psychological stages in experiencing the complexity of the traditional Yang style routine. What the student experiences is compared with Daoist themes.

SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 6 No. 3 (1997): 12 pages.


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