May 21, 2023
Efforts to Preserve the Ancient: Simon Feeney
Feb 24, 2023
Mattias Daly Talks to Bill Porter aka Red Pine, renown translator of Chinese poetry and religious texts. He delves into the philosophy of his translation methodology and the history and practice of Zen Buddhism. Mattias and Bill discuss Bill’s personal story, practice, translation methodologies and travels as well...
Dec 7, 2021
In this episode of the Podcast, we talk to Professor Taewoo Kim of Kyung Hee University in depth about the practice of traditional medicine in Korea. We discuss the various different lineages being practiced in Korea today, some older and some newer, delving into to what role older classical medical texts play and how...
Nov 20, 2021
The Eight Commentaries on Observing the Precepts of Life 遵生八箋 , is a Ming dynasty text focused on health and longevity. This lecture provides an introduction to the work, focusing on the chapter which delineates various methods to maintain optimal health in each particular season. These methods include...
Nov 9, 2021
In this first of our solo podcast series on Chinese mythology, we delve into the myth of Pan Gu and Chinese cosmology. We explore the historical origins of the myth, and how this particular conception of the origins of the universe can enhance our understanding of Chinese medicine.