Lotus Moon Articles

Articles on Women’s Practice, Health and Spirituality

Heart-Mind

Something often misunderstood within eastern arts is the concept of ‘silencing the emotions’. It does not mean you should stop having any emotions and become a robot. Rather, the teachings are discussing a state of consciousness not ruled by emotions such as; fear,...

The Golden Phoenix

Within each and every ancient culture the feminine aspect of the universe was venerated. The feminine is the creative, compassionate, nurturing pole of the universe embodied within the congenital consciousness of each and every woman upon the planet. For women the key...

The Female Daoist

The issue of gender impacts upon every facet of what we do and who we are. More than just a classification based upon biological differences, men and women have unique energetic and spiritual qualities which are a manifestation of the powers of Yin (陰) and Yang (陽)....

Feminine Essence

Within Daoism it is said that a person must work with the 'three treasures' if they are to maintain good health, find peace of mind and then, ultimately, some kind of spiritual liberation. These three treasures are a person's essence, their energy and then finally...

Lunar Connection

The majority of ancient cultures associated feminine energy with the moon and the ancient Daoists were no exception. The cycles of the moon have a direct affect upon the flow of energy within a woman's body and learning how to work with these flows can help a woman to...

The Power of Seven

Our essence governs the manner in which we develop and it does this according to numerological patterns which vary between men and women. Men operate according to an eight-year cycle meaning that key events take place every eight years whilst women operate to the...

Yang Sheng Fa

How to practice conscious awareness of your way of living, eating and moving, and emotions that arise throughout the day to promote internal change, balance and spirituality. Some small tips to start transforming everyday normal life into a spiritual and flourishing...