WU DANG CHEN
Chinese Name: Yun Xiang Tseng –
a/k/a “Master Chen” – “Wudang Chen”
Master Chen, a 25th generation Long Men sect. Daoist Priest and 14th generation Wudang Zhang San Feng Daoist Priest shares his timely and expanded knowledge for people who are seeking a way to improve their quality of life.
As an engaging and humorous keynote speaker and presenter, Master Chen shares the mystic path of the Yi Ying and Decoding ones special DNA for creating emerging projects.
Chen is a translator and teacher of the Daoist healing arts speaking to over 10,000 people and groups word wide since 1993. He is the Author of “The Master Within“, where he shares the grand harmony to bridge humanity for balance, harmony and unity.
Wu Dang Daoist Priest and Healer
Wu Dang Chen comes from a direct line of Wu Dang Daoist priests, a lineage that is over 700 years old and completely unbroken. At a young age he was chosen to study on Wu Dang Mountain, China, where wisdom was passed down for thousands of years from one Daoist Priest to the next and was imparted to him by his mentors.
After intensive study, rigorous training, and meticulous application Wu Dang Chen was sent to the United States to share the ancient wisdom and healing arts of Daoism with the West.
Wu Dang Chen, a humble spiritual leader in the Daoist community and practical teacher of Daoist internal and external martial arts, leads by example. His gift for making Daoist thought accessible, his desire to share its message of peace and hope, and his open affection for his students have earned him a place as “one of the most sought-after Daoist priests and tai chi masters in the West.”
Wu Dang Chen is the owner and founder of Dao House, located 7.5 miles south of Estes Park, Colorado. He is also president and founder of the Daoist Association, USA, President of Chi for Longevity and President and founder of the Association for Chinese and American Enrichment, Inc., (aka the North American Wu Dang Taoist Association) a not-for-profit organization. He is the deputy director of the Sanfeng Friendship Association, based in Wu Dang, and is the official U.S. representative of Wu Dang for the Wu Dang Taoist Association.
Preserver, translator, and facilitator of the ancient Wu Dang Dao religion and traditions
Chosen and trained by five Daoist Priest Masters in the monasteries of Wu Dang Mountain, Chen was educated in the full spectrum of Wu Dang Daoist religion, tradition, culture, and philosophy. Training included, but was not limited to, martial arts, tai chi, qi gong, meditation, healing, herbal therapy, tuina, Daoist Traditional Chinese Medicine, and internal alchemy.
Having resided in the USA for more than 25 years, Chen has immersed himself in American culture and language, gaining practical insight and application of the ancient Daoist teachings translated to modern society. Daoist teachings have a practical foundation which require a constant evolution of application to benefit current society. Chen’s adaptability allows him to connect with his students and their progress as a result of his awareness and cultural understanding, leading to an exceptional level of knowledge transmission to his students.
As a true son of Dao, Chen shares his great message of peace and hope with open affection. Chen is a facilitator of the ancient secrets and treasures of Wu Dang Daoist religion and arts to those who have common affinity with Dao.
Meet the Master
As a true son of the Tao, Master Chen’s desire to share his great message of peace and hope and his open affection for his students have earned him a place as one of the most sought-after Tai Chi instructors in the west.
At a very young age, Yun Xiang Tseng (Chen) was recognized and chosen by his master to learn the ancient wisdom of Wu Dang Tai Chi, Qi Gong, meditation and healing Arts. He is a 14th generation Wu Dang Zhang Sanfeng lineage holder and a 25th generation Long Men Taoist Priest.
Practice in the West
In 1990, Master Chen emigrated from the People’s Republic of China to the United States at the behest of his master, Master Li. He now resides in Estes Park, Colorado, on the site of the future U.S. Wu Dang Taoist Temple. With his gift for making Taoist thought accessible, Master Chen has taught the Wu Dang tradition of Taoism to many thousands of students in America and many people in China. He is also a well-known Tai Chi Master with a large following in the United States.
As a Taoist teacher and Tai Chi instructor, Master Chen has been asked to share his teachings in many network television and newspaper interviews and in articles in national magazines. He has been involved with several documentaries which aired in the winter of 2006.
Serving the Future of Taoism in the West
Master Chen is the President and founder of the Daoist Association, USA, President of Chi for Longevity and President and founder of the Association for Chinese and American Enrichment, Inc., (aka the North American Wudang Taoist Association) a not-for-profit organization. He is the deputy director of the Sanfeng Friendship Association, based in Wu Dang, and is the official U.S. representative of Wu Dang for the Wu Dang Taoist Association. Master Chen’s mission is to build the first Wu Dang Taoist monastery in the U.S.
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