Dragon's Mouth Magazine

The British Taoist Association published the Dragon's Mouth magazine which featured original articles from both Chinese daoshi (Daoist priests) and western writers on Daoism. It also included news from the British Taoist Association and information on forthcoming retreats and other events.

Back Issues

2014 Issue 1
Keeping it Simple – an interview with Shi Jing
Master Zhao Bichen: Daoist Immortal – Adrian Chan-Wyles
Nourising Life: Letting go of perfection – Lee Moden

2013 Issue 2
Presents for the man who has everything – Raphael Munton
Stabilizing the Heart – an interview with Meng Zhiling
Wang Chongyang's Guidance for the Jade Flower Society – Louis Komjathy
The Spaces In-between – Tricia Bullen
Nourising Life: Time for Tea – Frances Turner

2013 Issue 1
A Week of Tranquil Sitting by Tricia Bullen
Daoism at Hourne Farm by Shi Jing
Recognising the Path an interview with Shi Dao
Not Two: food energetics and yang sheng by Shi Qiao

2011 Issue 1 - Not available
Free and Easy Wandering with Gia-fu Feng Part 1 - by Shi Jing
The Exalted One's Clarity and Tranquility of the Constant - by Stuart Olson
Stillpoint of the Turning World - book review by Richard Bertschinger

2010 Issue 1 - Not available
Me and Cold Mountain by Bill Porter
Early Taoist Contemplation - An Interview with Harold Roth
Yin Yang by Sandra Hill

2009 Issue 2 - Not available
Seeking the Spirit of the Book of Change - an interview with Wu Zhongxian
Amazing Adventures of Qiu Chuji - Part 6
Interview with Kristofer Schipper
Xifan: The Mother's Milk - by Shi Qiao
Encouraging Words - Shi Jing

2009 Issue 1 - Not available
A Gathering of Clouds - Shi Jing
Food and Cultivation - Shi Qiao
Amazing Adventures of Qiu Chuji - Part 5
Ancestor Lu's 100 Character Tablet - Stuart Olson

2008 Issue 2 - Not available
Turning Towards the Dao - Shi Jing
Amazing Adventures of Qiu Chuji - Part 4
Interview with Sandra Hill

2008 Issue 1 - Not available
Interview with Livia Kohn
Amazing Adventures of Qiu Chuji - Part 3
Foundations of Daoist Practice - Louis Komjathy

2007 Issue 2 - Not available
The Dao of Family Life - with Shi Ran & Shi Zhi
Amazing Adventures of Qiu Chuji - Part 2
Wu Wei is My Way - Part 3

2007 Issue 1- Not available
Interview with Eva Wong: Exploring the Quanzhen
Amazing Adventures of Qiu Chuji
Old Pu’s Travel Diary - John Blofeld

2006 Issue 3 & 4 - Not available
Wuwei Dao and Dzogchen: An Interview with Liu Ming - Part 2
Four Ways of Looking at Qi by Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee
Wu Wei is My Way - Part 2: In Praise of Nan Huai Chin by Mark Forstater

2006 Issue 2 - Not available
Wuwei Dao and Dzogchen: An Interview with Liu Ming - Part 1
The Movements of the Heart/Mind - Sandra Hill

2006 Issue 1 - Not available
Master T.T.Liang on Taoism - Stuart Alve Olson
Sitting and Forgetting: An Introduction to Zuowang - Shi Jing

2005 Issue 4 - Not available
Interview with Elizabeth Rochat de la Vallee - Sandra Hill
The Yin Convergence Classic: Part II - Stuart Alve Olson

2005 Issue 3 - Not available
An Interview with Liu Xingdi - Shi Jing
The Yin Convergence Classic: Part I - Stuart Alve Olson

2005 Issue 2 - Not available
The Spiritual Masters of Daoism - Eva Wong
Poems by a Daoist Friend - Charles Lauder

2005 Issue 1 - Not available
An Interview with Shi Jing - Shi Dao
Wu Wei is My Way - Mark Forstater

Autumn 2004 - Not available
Han Shan - Mountain Hermit - Red Pine and John Blofeld
A Glimpse of the Hun and Po - Claude Larre and Elizabeth Rochat de la Vallee

Summer 2004 - Not available
Be Here Now: Perfecting the Practice of Presence - Daniel Reid
My Time with Gia-Fu Feng - Eric Greene

Spring 2004 - Not available
Blue Mountain, Green Water, This is my Home - an interview with Nanao Sakaki - Shi Jing
Daoist Morning and Evening Services of the Quanzhen Order Part 2- Sung-Hae Kim

Winter 2003/2004 - Not available
Interview with Liu Ming Part 2 - Shi Jing & Shi Dao
Daoist Morning and Evening Services of the Quanzhen Order Part 1- Sung-Hae Kim
The Art ofthe Heart - Elizabeth Rochat de la Vallee

Autumn 2003 - Not available
Interview with Liu Ming Part 1 - Shi Jing & Shi Dao
Daoism - John Blofeld

Summer 2003 - Not Available
The Jade Emperor's Mind Seal Classic - Stuart Olson
Concerning Chapter38 of the Dao De Jing - Candice Babcook
Introduction to the Book of Changes (Part 2) - Richard Bertschinger
Book Review by George Stewart: Daoism: A Short Introduction by James Miller

Spring 2003 - Not available
Deepening the Roots – A Conversation with Liu Ming
The Way of Highest Clarity – James Miller
Introduction to the Book of Changes (part 1) – Richard Bertschinger

Winter 2002/2003 - Not available
Ge Hong: The Sage Who Embraces Simplicity – Shi Jing & Shi Dao
Diagram of the True Form of the Five Sacred Mountains – Shi Zhi and Huang Shizhen
The Teachings of Lao Tzu – Henry Lee
Developing Clarity and Stillness – Louis Komjathy

Autumn 2002 - Not available
The Practice of Daoist Compassion – Michael Saso
Cultivating Weakness – an interview with Liu Ming
Memorial for T. T. Liang – Stuart Olson
Book Review by George Stewart: Steal My Art – the life and times of T'ai Chi Master T. T. Liang

Summer 2002 - Not available
A Meeting on the Pathless Path: An interview with Ken Cohen and Shi Jing – Shi Dao
Daoyin and Ten Principles for Taoist Practice – Igor Scerbo
The Amazing Longevity of Li Ching-yun – Stuart Olson
Book Review by George Stewart: Taoist Meditation by Thomas Cleary

Spring 2002 - Not Available
The Song of Tranquil Sitting – Stuart Alve Olson
Introduction to Quanzhen Daoism and the Dragon Gate Tradition – Shi Jing & Shi Dao
Cultivating the Tao – A Dragon Gate Text on Cultivation – Eva Wong
Book Review by George Stewart: Daoism and Chinese Culture by Livia Kohn

Winter 2001/2002 - Not available
Interview with Stuart Olson (part 2) – Shijing & Shi Dao
Practice Makes perfect – Common ground in the practice paths of Chuan-chen Tao and Dzog Chen Dharma – Daniel Reid
Tales of the Taoist Immortals: Wandering Healer Fei Chang-fang – Eva Wong
Book Review by George Stewart: The Tao of Health Sex and Longevity by Daniel Reid
                                       Guarding the Three Treasures by Daniel Ried

Autumn 2001 - Not available
Interview with Stuart Olson (part 1) – Shijing & Shi Dao
A Taoism Retreat in the Rocky Mountains – Ian Hewins
Asceticism in Ch'uan-chen Taoism (Part 2) – Steve Eskildsen
Book Review by Sarah Hill: A Woman's Guide to Qigong by Yanling Johnson

Summer 2001 - Not available
An Interview with Liu Sichuan – Shi Jing & Shi Dao
Asceticism in Ch'uan-chen Taoism (Part 1) – Steve Eskildsen
Legends and Stories of the Immortals: Liu Haichan – Shi Jing
Book Review by George Stewart: Original Tao by Harold Roth

Spring 2001 - Not available
An Interview with Huang Shizhen – Shi Jing & Shi Dao
The Hidden Mind of Tao – Mark Forstater
The White Cloud Monastery (Part 2) - Yanling Johnson
Book Reviews by Shi Jing: The Tao of Health Longevity and Immortality by Eva Wong
Taoist Master Chuang by Michael Saso

Winter 2000/2001 - Not Available
An Interview with Ken Cohen (Part 2)– Shi Jing & Shi Dao
The White Cloud Monastery (Part 1) - Yanling Johnson
British Taoist Association Trip to China October 2000 – Shi Jing &Shi Dao

Autumn 2000 - Not available
An Interview with Ken Cohen (Part 1)– Shi Jing & Shi Dao
Personal Experience of Ken Cohen's Workshop on Primordial Qigong – Lynn Gordon
Yi-Ching Imagery, T'ai Chi, and Taoist Alchemy – Stuart Olson

Spring / Summer 2000 - Not available
The Precepts and Discipline for Ch'uan-chen (and Longmen) Practitioners (Part 4) – Eva Wong
Mysticism Made Visible: Taoism and Chinese Landscape Painting – John Clark
Like a Flower Unfolding – Solala Towler

Winter 1999/2000 - Not Available
Hunyuan: Tracing Life to its Root - Ken Cohen
Interview with Min Zhiting (Chairman of the Chinese Taoist Association - Taoist Restoration Society
The Tao Te Ching in Practice (Part 2) - Eva Wong

Autumn 1999 - Not Available
The Monastery of Jade Mountain - Peter Goullart
The Third BTA Meditation Retreat – Sara Shepheard
The Tao Te Ching in Practice (Part 1) - Eva Wong
Book Review by Shi Jing: Tai Chi Thirteen Sword by Stuart Olson
                         Tai Chi Sensing Hands by Stuart Olson

Summer 1999 - Not Available
Women's Cultivation – Interview with Eva Wong – Sara Shepheard
The Shamanic Roots of Orthodox Taoism – A conversation with Liu Ming
Book Review by Jing Xiang: Eight Brocades Tao Yin and Meditation

Spring 1999 - Not available
An Interview with Master Feng Xing Zhao – Shi Zhi
BTA visit to China in December 1998 – Shi Ren
The Precepts and Discipline for Ch'uan-chen (and Longmen) Practitioners (Part 3) – Eva Wong
Feng Shui – Valerie Du Monceau
Book Review by Shi Jing: Autumn Leaves by Ken Cohen & Xinshi Harrison Tu
Taoism – Essential Teachings of the Way and it's Power by Ken Cohen

Winter 1998/1999 - Not available
An Interview with Shi Jing – Sara Shepheard
The Precepts and Discipline for Ch'uan-chen (and Longmen) Practitioners (Part 2) – Eva Wong
The Wheel of Life – Daniel reid
Book Review by Jing Xiang: Chi Gung – Harnessing the Power of the Universe by Daniel Reid
The Concept of Wu Wei – Ria Pineda
Connecting: A Way of Painting – Jenny Lee

Autumn 1998 - Not Available
The Precepts and Discipline for Ch'uan-chen (and Longmen) Practitioners (Part 1) – Eva Wong
Immortal Lu's One Hundred Character Stele – Tom McCombs
The Meaning of Virtue – Shi Jing
Following the Tao – Valerie Du Monceau and Jay Ramsey
Book Review by Tom Moody: Cultivating the Energy of Life by Liu Hua-yang (translated by Eva Wong)

Summer 1998 - Not Available
Taoist Meditation Retreat – Karen Mayhew
Visit of Master Liu Chang Xi – Sara Shepheard
Interview with Martin Palmer – Shi Jing and Sara Shepheard
Book Review by Jing Xiang: The Way of Qigong by Ken Cohen

Spring 1998 - Not Available
Visit to Dragon Gate Temple – Shi Jing
Book Review by Shi Jing: Eight Brocades Seated Chi Kung by Stuart Olson
On the path: An Interview with Tom Moody

Autumn/Winter 1997 - Not available
Diary of the Trip to China – Sara Shepheard
Lectures on Taoism: Taoist Cosmology & Cultivation – Jian Xinyi
Taoist Etiquette & Becoming a Priest – Liu Sichuan
Taoist Philosophy – Ren Fayong
Tao Te Ching: A Taoist Fugue – Ken Cohen

Summer 1997 - Not Available
The History of the Dragon Gate Tradition (Part 4) – Shi Jing
Interview with Gia Fu Feng – Edited by Shi Jing and Shi Dao
Tai Chi Classics: Master Wang Tsung Yueh – Ben Harrison

Spring 1997 - Not Available
The History of the Dragon Gate Tradition - Part 3 – Shi Jing
The Eight Immortals Incantation (Verse 4) - Translated by Shi Zhi
The Pure and Tranquillity Classic – Translated by Huang Shizhen & James Sellman
The Immortal Chang San-Feng – Shi Zhi & Shi Ren

Winter 1996/1997 - Not available
The History of the Dragon Gate Tradition - Part 2 – Shi Jing
The Eight Immortals Incantation (Verse 3) - Translated by Shi Zhi
The Life of Lao Tzu - Shi Zhi & Shi Ren
What is Taoism? -  John Clarke
Surviving the Vortex – Ray Billington
Eight Strands of the Brocade – Peter Smith

Autumn 1996 - Not available
The History of the Dragon Gate Tradition - Part 1 – Shi Jing
The Eight Immortals Incantation (Verse 2) – Translated by Shi Zhi
Cultivation of the Immortal Chen Wu Zhu Tzu - Shi Zhi & Shi Ren
The Devon Retreat – Sara Shepheard

 


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