Gateway to the Miraculous: Further Explorations in the Tao of Cheng Man Ch'ing

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Frog Books, 1994 - Sports & Recreation - 136 pages
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This book is a sequel to Wolfe Lowenthal’s first book: There Are No Secrets. Like the previous book, it is about his teacher, the great Cheng Man-ch’ing, the art of Tai Chi Chuan, and his experience as a student and teacher.
 

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User Review  - triminieshelton - LibraryThing

Clearly written explanation of the form and tao of Professor Cheng. Inspirational text for practitioners by an American student of Prof. Cheng. Does not go thru the form posture by posture. Is more concerned with the philosophical underpinnings. Read full review

Contents

Actually There Is a Secret
12
The Waist is the Commander
19
The Chung Yung
34
Death and Dying
57
The Three Points in Push Hands
63
A Spiritual Discipline
77
SelfDefense
98
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About the author (1994)

Wolfe Lowenthal was born in Pittsburgh, PA in 1939 and attended Carnegie Mellon. He has worked as an anti-war activist, a typesetter, and a screen writer. In 1967 he studying Tai Chi Ch’uan with Professor Cheng Man-Ching, eventually becoming an assistant. After Professor Cheng’s death in 1975, Lowenthal began teaching Tai Chi. He lives with his wife and young son in New York, where he studies and teaches at his school, The Long River Tai Chi Circle. He is the author of a previous book about Professor Cheng, There Are No Secrets, published in 1991.

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