Sea Cloud Hall Project

Grand Master Zhao Yuanfu from the White Cloud Hall in Beijing has asked the International Daoist Society to help him open the first Daoist Centre in UK. It will be called Hai Yun Guan or Sea Cloud Hall. This is a great honour. It’s also a huge project and we require as much help to make it happen as we …

Ancient Wisdom from Daoist Practice

Moving as water book-cover

Due to be published in 2019, is a book by Desmond Murray and Lynette Hunter. Desmond Murray is the President of the International Daoist Society. Lynette Hunter is Professor of Theatre and Dance at UC Davis, and has been a student of Desmond Murray for many years. “Moving as Water” In this, until recently, secret family Daoist system of Daoist Lishi …

Feng Shui

Feng Shui literally translates as “Wind & Water” Traditional Feng Shui is an ancient system based upon the observation of heavenly time and earthly space. It is a complex art based on the Chinese understanding of the dynamic flow of energy throughout the universe. It examines how the environment in which people live is affecting them, consciously acknowledging the connection …

2008 First Visit by the Orchestra of the Shanghai City God Hall

Daoist Orchestra Visits the UK For the first time in the UK, a 14-Piece Daoist Ensemble and 4 Daoist Professors visited the UK from China to give recitals, talks and demonstrations of the most ancient aspects of Chinese culture and their relevance to contemporary life today. The extraordinary Ensemble represents an intact Daoist musical tradition, dating back 2,000 years. They …