Initiation

Initiation Q&A

Initiation Q&A

求道 The Qiu Dao ritual is the path of initiation in I-Kuan Tao. Qiu (pronounced like chio) means request, and Dao is simply the Pinyin transliteration of Tao. Together, these characters denote a ceremonial process where the seeker requests the Tao, which is then transmitted by the ordained Master of I-Kuan Tao. The ordained Master (Dian […]

Three Treasures

三寶 The Three Treasures of I-Kuan Tao are given to those who request and receive the Tao through the initiation ceremony. They are powerful spiritual tools you can utilize throughout your journey.

Temple Visit in Los Angeles

Temple Visit in Los Angeles

By Sion Oppeneer Last two weeks I traveled through the United States. One of my destinations was Los Angeles. Since the temple of the ‘Great Tao Foundation’, where the Tao meetings that I weekly follow online are held, is located there I contacted Derek Lin to see the possibility for a visit. I received an […]

The Greatest Change

The Greatest Change

By Daniel Campbell In 2006, I started watching a television show called Avatar: The Last Airbender. In the show, four elements are “bent” to the will of the bender. Each bending style is inspired by one of China’s great martial arts: Bāguàzhăng, Tàijíquán, Hung Ga kung fu, and Northern Shaolin (Běishàolín) kung fu. This interested […]