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Temple of Peace and Virtue

An De Fu Shen Gong


Updated Training Structure

Please note that we have moved all Daoist trainings to the new Temple site in Tennessee.

All initiates must register on this site for trainings that you will be attending.  This will help us to better prepare for trainings, and send relevant material to participants.

If you have any questions, please direct them to Shifu Shannon's assistant through the main office or via the Contact link.

03
Aug
2020

Daoist Training: Dizi/Tudi

08-03-2020 9:00 am - 08-07-2020 8:00 pm
Donation

This training is only open to formal Daoist students of Dr. Shannon and aspirants by invitation only.
Join us at our Temple in Tennessee for an immersion into nature and Daoist practice.

During this training we will

  • Recite the Big Eight Morning Prayers (八大神咒);
  • Meditate upon each of the Big Eight Morning Prayers (八大神咒) in progression;
  • Discuss exterior and interior meanings of the Big Eight Morning Prayers (八大神咒);
  • Discuss specific chapters of the Dao De Jing (道德经) and other classics;
  • Learn or review several healing talismans;
  • Learn or review the Qing Cheng Meditation
    • This meditation builds the Lower Dantian, balances Fire and Water, places the Emperor upon his/her throne, nourishes the 5 Yin organs, opens the Belt Vessel and Microcosmic Orbit, as well as stimulateing the Upper Dantian;
  • Lastly, we will end each day with a journey to the abyss with Quiescent Meditation.  

This training is open to all Tudi and Dizi initiates.  Higher level students are welcome to attend, but should know that the training content will be designed for newer initiates.

Daoist trainings are attended on a donation basis.  The suggested donation is $800 for a 4 day training, or $1000 for a 5 day training.

07
Aug
2020

Daoist Training: Daoshi

08-07-2020 9:00 am - 08-11-2020 8:00 pm
Donation

This training has been designed for initiates at the Daoshi (Priest) level.  It is only open to formal Daoist students of Shifu Shannon who have been  recognized as Daoist Priests within the Temple of Peace and Virtue.

Join us at our Temple in Tennessee for an immersion into nature and Daoist practice.

During this training we will

  • Recite the Big Eight Morning Prayers (八大神咒);
  • Meditate upon each of the Big Eight Morning Prayers (八大神咒) in progression;
  • Seek manifestation of the interior meanings of the Big Eight Morning Prayers (八大神咒);
  • Discuss specific chapters of the Dao De Jing (道德经) and other classics;
  • Learn a He He Ping talisman for bringing peace and harmony into relationships;
  • Learn a Qing Shui ceremony 请水 which is a simple blessing ceremony used for talismanic water 符水。
  • A special ceremony will be performed for those who have received ordination.
  • Lastly, we will end each day with a journey to the abyss in Quiescent Meditation.

Please note that Shifu will be preparing a special talisman for participants, so you need to register in advance to give him time to prepare this.

Daoist trainings are attended on a donation basis.  The suggested donation is $800 for a 4 day training, or $1000 for a 5 day training.

30
Nov
2020

Daoist Training: Dizi/Tudi

11-30-2020 9:00 am - 12-04-2020 8:00 pm
Donation

Daoist training.  This training is only open to formal Daoist students of Dr. Shannon.

This training is open to all Tudi and Dizi initiates.  Higher level students are welcome to attend, but should know that the training content will be designed for newer initiates.

Daoist trainings are attended on a donation basis.  The suggested donation is $800 for a 4 day training, or $1000 for a 5 day training.

04
Dec
2020

Daoist Training: Daoshi

12-04-2020 9:00 am - 12-08-2020 8:00 pm
Donation

This training has been designed for initiates at the Daoshi (Priest) level.  It is only open to formal Daoist students of Shifu Shannon who have been  recognized as Daoist Priests within the Temple of Peace and Virtue.

Daoist trainings are attended on a donation basis.  The suggested donation is $800 for a 4 day training, or $1000 for a 5 day training.