Welcome to Line of Intent Media.
Books – Films – Art – Fiction and non-fiction media inspired by the traditional culture of Asia.
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We are a publisher committed to sharing the highest quality fictional and educational books, films and art with a special focus on the traditional culture of Asia and the internal martial arts.
New — Seasonal Nei Gong — Serge Augier
Covering an important yet often neglected aspect of training, Serge Augier’s latest book Seasonal Nei Gong goes in-depth on practical methods for training with the seasons. This comprehensive paperback book shares concepts and exercises for living in harmony with the 24 periods of the ancient Chinese year. Anyone seeking to understand the forces of nature and time within their own body and mind will find this a valuable guide.
New — Yi Quan, Fighting Art of the Han Brothers — James Carss
The latest book by James Carss, Yi Quan – Fighting Art of the Han Brothers is now available. This highly detailed and concentrated book presents the fruits of over a decade of daily training in Hong Kong, under the tutelage of two masters of Yi Quan. This book will be the first in a series published by Line of Intent Media.
Martial Cultivation Journal
Line of Intent’s new regular publication, the Martial Cultivation Journal, brings you articles from some of the leading experts in the field of classical martial arts, inner cultivation practices including those from various lineages of Buddhism and Daoism, traditional healing arts and other connected topics.
Volume 1-1 Master Li Baohua interview — Sun Lu Tang and Song family XingYiQuan — Wind Path Nei Dan of Ge Hong with Serge Augier — 24 Nei Gong Exercises Part One with Alex Kozma
Volume 1-2 Daoist Teachings of Liu Hong Chieh and Bai Hua with Mo Ming — 24 Nei Gong Exercises Part Two — Death and Dying Practices with Alex Kozma — Training Internal Martial Arts with Serge Augier — and more!
Volume 1-3 Internal Fighting Arts in Malaysia and China: interview with Paul Rogers — Alex Kozma on Guo Yunshen, Cheng Tinghua and Wang Xiangzhai — Teachings of Liu Hong Chieh and Bai Hua Part Two — Evolution of XingYiQuan with Serge Augier — Origins of Chinese Civilisation by Monk Chuan-Xi
More volumes are available on the Martial Cultivation Journal page.
Eight Principles for Happiness — Serge Augier
Drawing from the oldest scripture in the Da Xuan Daoist tradition, the author reveals a simple and profound way to uncover authentic happiness. Taking the reader deep into the eight rules and sixty four methods followed by generations of spiritual practitioners, a clear and challenging path is revealed which gradually transforms body, energy and mind.
These exercises teach us how to confront the problems of life with inner strength and a wise method, how to make use of our entire human potential, and how to deal with relationships in such a way that we can slowly enlighten ourselves, those around us and eventually the whole world.
This latest book is the fourth in the ongoing series, the Written Transmissions of Da Xuan Daoism. Sale! — for a limited time only, some books in this series are £14!
Film and Book Sale!
Warrior Guards the Mountain Documentary Films
Based on the critically acclaimed book Warrior Guards the Mountain, this documentary film series presents the adepts of the book and brings us into a world of healing, spiritual and martial traditions of masters from Asia and the West.
Sale! — For a limited time only, these films are half price!
Four Masters, Four Traditions
In the first film of the series, author and film-maker Alex Kozma brings us into the world of four outstanding experts of totally different traditions: The Urban Daoist of Paris, Serge Augier, master of the 1500 year old Daxuan lineage of Daoism; Shihan Eiichi Tanaka of Osaka, Japan, an exceptionally gifted master of traditional Japanese medicine and Daiwa-Ryu martial arts; Drida, living an hermetic existence in the hills and caves of Wales, an adept of meditative cultivation, western herbal medicine and a crafstman of bows and blades using the methods of the ancient Asian weapon-smiths; and Pendeker Steven Benitez, a renowned expert of the Indonesian fighting art of Pencak Silat.
Serge Augier and the Da Xuan Tradition Part One
In the second and third films of the series, we meet with Serge Augier, holder of the 1500 year old Daoist lineage of Ba Men Da Xuan. This film introduces the viewer to the Daoist arts of Feng Shui (geomancy), Daoist medicine, the history and fighting skills of Baguazhang, Xingyiquan, Ziranmen natural boxing and the thoughts on life and death from a modern day Daoist adept.
Serge Augier and the Da Xuan Tradition Part Two
This third film continues with an even more in-depth look at the ancient Daoist tradition of Ba Men Da Xuan with Serge Augier.
Steven Benitez of Satria Arts and Pentjak Silat
In the fourth film of the series, we meet Steven Benitez, co-founder of the Satria Fighting Arts. We journey through his life and discover how martial arts became a way of life after a mystical encounter with a modern day female warrior, Sat Guru Ma Prem (aka ‘Guru Ma’).
This film features his former Kuntao teacher, Sifu Gerry Tann, and a special interview with successor of De Sphinx Esoteric University, Djc Chris Schardijn, eldest son of Guru Ma.
Shihan Eiichi Tanaka of Daiwa-Ryu Jujutsu
This fifth film explores the essence of the life and teaching of Shihan Eiichi Tanaka, a master of traditional Japanese acupuncture and Daiwa-Ryu Jujutsu. Full of important teachings from the heart of this great teacher, covering meditation and internal energy, use of the Hara and the true meaning of relaxation, to the practice of healing, along with many Ju Jutsu skills demonstrated with his students in the dojo.
Dreams and Shadows: Tales from Planet Xi Teahouse — Chen Xi
Chen Xi is a writer, poet and artist, born in Beijing and now based in Cambridge, UK. Her work, heavily influenced by Chinese mythology and dream imagery, has been exhibited in many venues.
Her latest book is a collection of 12 illustrated stories around the themes of dreaming, death, rebirth, love and friendship. At turns humorously magical, melancholy and insightful, this is a wonderful book by a brilliant rising artist from Beijing – a perfect gift!
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The Hakka Fighting Art of Chu Ka Phoenix Eye Fist Kung Fu — Choe Wei Siong
Choe Wei Siong is the lineage holder of the Chu Ka traditional Kung Fu system, and an expert in the combative and healing aspects of this ancient martial art of the Hakka people. This book, co-authored with Alex Kozma, presents many aspects of this fascinating and ancient martial art in detail, including:-
History; Foundational Training; Hand Formation and Techniques; Kicking; Solo and Two-Person Drills; Energies and Structure; Power and Speed Development; Applications; and more! All illustrated with detailed photographs and explanations.
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