Taoist Monk Yunrou

Slow Down,
Balance Yourself.

See Things More Clearly,
Feel the World Around You More Deeply.

Harmonize Your World,
Start Now.


People are wired for story, and through it share feelings and ideas. Monk Yunrou’s unique, award-winning literary voice offers action, romance, and information in both ancient and modern settings. In his books, magical realism meets science, and compelling characters and plot-lines convey lofty ideas so sweetly and subtly readers may not even realize how much they’re learning.

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Tai Chi Instruction

Put yourself on the path of the Perfect Exercise.

Classes and DVD

Taoism and Newsletter

Spiritual Activism for a World in Need.

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Taoist Monk Yunrou's New Novel, YIN, is Now Available!

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The Forbidden Rice Podcast - Thoughts and Stories from the Heart of the World

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Fiction and Non-Fiction, Full of Emotion, Information, and Wonder.


Tai Chi

Learn the art of Tai Chi in a class or practice at home on DVD.



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Monk Yunrou brings energy, humor, and insight to audiences from 50 to 5000.


Yunrou's Mission

“I prize a calm and compassionate mind. I live and breathe Chinese philosophy, history, and martial arts. Protecting our beautiful Earth and all her sentient inhabitants is my first priority. I am committed to human and animal rights and social and political activism.” – Taoist Monk Yunrou

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