Alex Tan

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So far Alex Tan has created 36 entries.
  • Autumn: Chinese Medicine Concepts of Food, Energy & Seasonal Living

How To Stay Healthy In Autumn

Chinese Medicine Concepts of Food, Energy & Seasonal Living
The three months of autumn are in charge of withering and of decelerating the momentum of growth. Autumn is traditionally known as the harvest season, a wonderful time for reaping the benefits of the long, warm growing season provided by spring and summer. It is the […]

By |July 1st, 2011|Categories: Dietary, Seasonal||5 Comments
  • Winter Flu Season Foods & Tea

Flu Season Foods & Teas

Winter Flu Season Foods & Tea
According to modern bio-medicine, viruses generally cause cold and flu. While Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) also recognizes the presence of external pathogens, it has a unique way of viewing – as well as treating – these pathogens. TCM also understands the vital role that both the external environment that […]

By |January 25th, 2011|Categories: Dietary, General, Seasonal||1 Comment
  • Talks at a Monastery - by Xiaoyao Xingzhe

Talks at a Monastery – by Xiaoyao Xingzhe

Daoism supplementary reading 1 – Talks at a Monastery

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By |December 15th, 2009|Categories: Articles by Others||0 Comments
  • More Talks at a Monastery - By Xiaoyao Xingzhe

More Talks at a Monastery – By Xiaoyao Xingzhe

Daoist supplementary reading 2 – More Talks at a Monastery

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By |December 13th, 2009|Categories: Articles by Others||0 Comments
  • Alex & Straight Bamboo Bid Farewell to Beijing

Lao Tan (Alex) leaves the capital!

Alex has sensed longer-term Qi changes in the cosmos and after 10-years in the capital, 6-years of full-time practice at the Hutong, he has chosen to relocate the family and his Chinese medicine practice to his wife’s hometown, Flagstaff, Arizona.

China Chapter – age 32-42 – What a journey it has been! What an influence […]

By |December 11th, 2009|Categories: General||0 Comments
  • New Moon Teaching 1 - Seeing Beyond The Things of the World

Seeing Beyond The Things of the World

The world and its things are impermanent by nature. To see beyond the things of the world is to understand the illusions created by impermanence. Everything that is born must die; everything in this life is on loan. There is nothing you can take with you when you leave this world except for what […]

By |May 15th, 2009|Categories: Teachings||0 Comments
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