Li Song Feng; At the age of 12 he began to study the external martial arts of Shaolin, the internal martial arts of Mount Wudang as well as the classical scriptures of Buddhism, Catholicism, Christianity and Islam. He traveled to many high mountains of China in order to seek out grandmasters, he was accepted as disciple by many masters and therefore has received many religious names which are not to be mention publicly. At the beginning of 1991 he became officially a devotee to Taoism/follower of the Tao, in 1996 he left his homeland officially became a renunciation in Mount Wudang and found his own path in Hubei province, White Horse Mountain. In very harsh conditions he experiences a lot of suffering and hardships, studied Wudang Internal Alchemy cultivation practices form his masters and received the transmissions of Taoist Medicine and Taoist talismans, rituals and mantras and other Taoist Arts. In 2000 he became the abbot of the Five Immortals Temple, he is a Mount Wudang Dragon Gate Sect and Pure Yang Sect High Priest and Master of Jing Chan Ceremonies.
Before our body existed,
One energy was already there.
Like jade, more lustrous as it's polished,
Like gold, brighter as it's refined.
Sweep clear the ocean of birth and death,
Stay firm by the door of total mastery.
A particle at the point of open awareness,
The gentle firing is warm.
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'Immortal Sisters: Secret Teachings of Taoist Women'
By Thomas Cleary (Editor, Translator)
Immortal Sisters presents life stories and teachings of distinguished female Taoist adepts who lived from the third to twelfth centuries. Among them is the poet and mystic Sun Bu-er, who passed into folklore as one of the famous Seven Immortals and appears as a character in countless popular novels of China. These accomplished women, renowned in their own day and in history, represent a uniquely female heritage of spiritual mastery. Through poems, stories, teachings, and commentaries, Immortal Sisters sheds light on the spiritual methods taught and practiced by these women and illustrates the importance of the feminine in Taoism.