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Hara: The Vital Centre of Man

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Hara: The Vital Centre of Man

Karlfried Dürckheim - Hara: The Vital Centre of Man
Unwin Paperbacks | 1988 | ISBN: 0042900123 | English | 208 pages | PDF | 31.64 MB

In Hara, Karlfried Graf Dürckheim shows the Western world how to overcome the physical and spiritual decay of modern life by adopting the age-old techniques of Japanese Zen masters. By leaving behind the “chest out–belly in” posture and attitude of the West and adopting the belly-centered posture and attitude of Hara, individuals can live a calm, grounded, and more balanced life. Included in this classic text are vital life force practices and translations of the wisdom teachings of three Japanese Zen masters. This book also explores how the practice of Hara emphasizes empirical learning and the cultivation of self-knowledge through the perfection of arts such as painting and archery.