The Forbidden Rice Podcast
About This Show
Author, activist, and tai chi master, Yunrou (formerly known as Arthur Rosenfeld) has a lifelong relationship with Taoism. A 35-year master of Taoist arts, he was born in America and ordained a monk, by official leave, at the Pure Yang Temple in Guangzhou, China. Combining his overarching spiritual focus with a Yale literary education, the pursuit of natural history at the University of California and Cornell, he is an authority on the cultural, social, and spiritual dimensions of Eastern thinking for the Western world.
Most Recent Episode
Forbidden Rice Podcast | Chinese Poets
6 days ago
Have you ever read or explored Chinese wilderness poetry? In this episode Yunrou provides some background and history to this Taoist themed poetry and the poets who composed it. Yunrou also gives a review of David Hinton's book, "Classical Chinese Poetry"; an anthology of this type of poetry.
Listen in - perhaps you'll get hooked and explore this beautiful facet of Chinese culture.
Welcome to the Forbidden Rice Podcast, an ongoing series of talks in which I don rose-colored glasses and address subjects that can be sticky, gritty, and challenging. I hope what I say will help you keep your highest ideals in mind all the time, shoot for the stars, make the world a better place, and to be true to your deepest self.
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