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Tao of Taoism
Using the Dao Te Ching to improve Your Life

by Richard Del Connor "Buddha Zhen"

Written during the 1980s while Richard was attending UCLA film school. This book was rewritten in 1992 for his Kung Fu students before writing Shaolin Kung Fu Beginner in 1994.

Learn how to apply Taoism to your life.

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Tai Chi Beginner
Yang Style Tai Chi Short Form of Shaolin Chi Mantis

by Richard Del Connor "Buddha Zhen"

Adapted from the original Tai Chi Beginner book of 1992, this "Class Reading Manual" was edited for viewing on smaller reading devices.

16 Chapters are designed for teaching the 16 sections of the Yang Style Tai Chi Short Form of Shaolin Chi Mantis.

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Shaolin Kung Fu Beginner
Warrior Athlete

by Richard Del Connor "Buddha Zhen Shen-Lang"

This is the book that launched Shaolin Chi Mantis, although Richard had been teaching for 10 years already.

Inspiring and useful for all Kung Fu styles.

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Shaolin Kung Fu Initiate
Buddhist Gongfu Candidate

by Richard Del Connor "Buddha Zhen Shen-Lang"

Written in 1996 to prepare disciples for the Buddhist Initiation Ceremony of Shaolin Chi Mantis Traditional Buddhist Gongfu school.

In 1996 Richard founded the Tai Chi Youth nonprofit school. All students first joined this school. If worthy, students were invited to join Shaolin Chi Mantis.

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Buddha Kung Fu Student Manual

by Richard Del Connor "Buddha Zhen"

In 2008 Buddha Zhen launched the Buddha Kung Fu schools which were comprised of most of the classical Chinese weapons of Shaolin Chi Mantis, but without the Praying Mantis Kung Fu.

This book was designed to prepare American Kung Fu students for Shaolin Kung Fu "Way of Life."

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History of Zen from A to Z
Including the Meaning of Life, Creation of Heaven, Hell, Humans and Earth...

by Richard Del Connor "Buddha Zhen"

Richard saw Heaven once before while on his Lakota "Hanblechia" at the Pine Ridge Reservation.

On this visit, Richard is escored home by Satan "Saten" who answers some questions for Richard in his Montrose bedroom.

Saten claims he was a friend of Bodhidharma.

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Masonic Kung Fu
Book 1: Entered Apprentice

by Richard Del Connor "Buddha Zhen"

Two Chinese teenagers rescue a British Freemason in 1937 as the Japanese are invading the coast of China.

Based on true stories after Richard discovered that the "Lian Bu / Ling Po" Chinese Kung Fu form was used to teach freemasonry to Chinese persons.

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Human Values for Success in Family and Business
Book #1 of 4 of the self-development series. (Year #1 of 4)

by Richard Del Connor "Buddha Zhen"

Buddha Zhen studied Confucius during 2009 to 2011 when he wrote this book to help all persons have a successful family. It can also be used to structure a business, or rock band... to function efficiently with respect and cooperation.

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Supersoul 13
Discovering the Soul of God

by Richard Del Connor

This autobiography of Richard Del Connor was written during 2013 as he was studying the Vedic Scriptures and the Baghavad Gita.

This book includes some of the earliest written transmissions of God to mankind. It's also a fun overview of Krishna as Coyote performs his flute and records his American Zen album, END OF THE LINE.




Peace of Mind album     11 songs + 11 poems by American Zen

featuring hit song "Peace of Mind #2 "
music video

Who are those guys?
Directed by Scott Karahadian

Available wherever fine spiritual classic rock is sold.

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