Occasional talks are arranged to present the views and principles of daoism. Listening to a range of different speakers encourages appreciation for the diversity of daoist thought, cultivation and tradition.
Karine Martin (Jingxiu 景秀) will present an informal talk on the topic of wuwei, non-doing, one of the essential principles of Daoism. This will be followed by a question and answer session.
Karine Martin is the founder and Chairman of the French Daoist Association. She began her Daoist cultivation with Shi Jing, the Chairman and senior teacher of the BDA, in the UK in 1998. Karine has over 20 years experience of daoist practice, including 15 years living in daoist temples in China. She was ordained into the Dragon Gate lineage of the Complete Reality school in 2002. Karine also holds a PhD in Daoism and is trilingual in Chinese, French and English. Additionally, she holds a pharmaceutical sciences PhD and worked in neuroscience research for a number of years before travelling to China.