The Vajracchedika Prajnaparamita Sutra

The Vajracchedika Prajnaparamita Sutra

“All composed things are like a dream,
a phantom, a drop of dew, a flash of lightning.
That is how to meditate on them,
that is how to observe them.”

energy, awareness, flow

energy, awareness, flow

There is this energy aspect to our reality that we have somehow come to overlook almost entirely, which is unfortunate because it seems like something we should all be aware of, and which awareness we ought to seriously cultivate.
When energy is felt, experienced directly instead of just vaguely theorized, we gain a greater perspective and [...]

Whale Bowls

Whale Bowls

What Is Meditation Music?

What Is Meditation Music?

Meditation music is any sound or combination thereof that evokes in the listener a strong state of mind. Vague, yeah, but why limit ourselves? Pink Floyd still trumps all when it comes to engagement in music so intense that the music is all there is at that moment. When everything else literally disappears for you, [...]

Welcome to KungFuPunk.com, where kung fu is way beyond martial arts; it's a mentality, a state of mind. Kung fu is a way of looking at and doing things, for some a way of life.

When people say "kung fu" they usually mean chinese martial arts or wushu. Like karate is japanese martial arts, the word kung fu has become synonymous with chinese martial arts. But kung fu translated literally does not mean martial arts but something like ‘achievement through effort’ or even just ‘effort,’ so while it can certainly be applied to martial arts, kung fu encompasses much more.

Although kung fu does not automatically entail martial arts, kung fu martial arts can be a powerful tool to good kung fu, i.e. achievement through effort or skill, in other arenas of life. Discipline, focus, sustained effort, and mastery of the self are some of the facets developed through kung fu martial arts which can be applied in any other area.
the less moves you need to kill your enemy the better your kung fu, till the block and the counterstrike become one move; the greatest power is in stillness; the black belt fades back to white