LOTUS TEMPLE THEATRE
Now seeking Lotus Temple Theatre players. Dancers, Jugglers, Comics, Gymnasts, Martial Artists, Internal Alchemists (Qigong/Yoga people), and Musicians come to ONGKING Arts Center for audition and training. [MON 7-9pm]
Lotus Temple Theatre is currently gathering together a band of performing nomads to travel the Silk Road for performance healing. Silk Road performers will be performing divination opera, which will be used as scenes in docu-drama film projects:
Water Sorcerers: Legend of Guanyin
Way of Jesus: Tracing the Lost Path
If interested in participating, pledging a donation or making an investment , please contact: email@example.com.
THE JADE GOURD:
QUEST FOR IMMORTALITY
DREAM TO AWAKE…AWAKE TO DREAM…
After the infusion of heaven and earth
into the human conduit of the anthropocosm,
the cult of immortality was established.
consisting of demi-god intermediaries
between common humans and divinity,
protected the divine nectar,
which was a psychic sound
contained in the jade gourd.
Even though humanity was innately designed
with an internal alchemical vehicle,
enabling the noble life pursuit of spiritual evolution,
their awareness of the metaphysical (intangible) structures was blocked by various distractions
causing pertaining mental afflictions
[AKA. ghosts, demons, knots, worms, parasites]
[ie. obsessions for objects,
sexual and sensorial addiction,
and the desire to escape existence],
hence preventing the revelation of reality,
and consequently, causing continual slave incarnations.
The distractions were instigated by those outlandish planetary guardians [AKA. Anunnaki, gods, neter, nefilim],
who persisted to accomplish the original mission of gold extraction,
by genetically designing in their likeness a substitute,
a hybrid monkey-god worker,
the human slave.
The corruption of the guardian line of noble intermediaries
caused by rivalries for divine hierarchical succession,
lead to the wars of gods and men,
and the concealing of alchemical illumination within common humans [ie.farmers, shepherds, metallurgists, navigator-priests].
With devoted understanding,
a disciplined mind,
and diligent practice,
ecstatically wandering on the righteous path of the sage,
became capable of progressing beyond the psychic rank of their genetic creators, the “immortals.”
To clear blockages in the primordial conduit,
or combat internal karmic demons,
the alchemists inherited and employed martial skills of exorcism.
Through the persistence of vision,
the negated self blended with the collective over-soul,
normal nonbeing simultaneously existed with amazing splendor,
the nothing that is in the here-now moment conducted infinite eternity,
and dreams were transformed into reality.
The internal battle
for the juxtaposition between the cosmos and the human being,
the accomplishment of the cosmic-human,
the awakening of the true human,
involves energetic phase change,
the disintegration of the elements,
the sublimation of essence into spirit,
and the returning of the spirit
through the window of the sky
to the jade gourd.
BONE ORACLE CODE: Yijing Chess
SAGE KING OF HUMANITY/MONKEY: MICHAEL HAMILTON
ANUNNAKI PRINCESS: TORI
MUTANT KICKBOXER CHAMPION OF THE 25TH CENTURY: SYN
MUTANT KICKBOXER CHALLENGER: STEVE
ECSTATIC WANDERER: JOE MCCLUNG
COSMIC OCEAN: SEE
The magic square of Mercury, unfolding mathematical patterns within 64(8X8; 26) squares, is the alchemical chess board as well as an Yijing oracle of divination, and a binary genetic code. The formula for genetic design was routinely consulted and intuitively interpreted by alchemists on the path of becoming a sage.
All stages are interconnected realities of space-time continuum, expanded from the mind of the ecstatic wanderer in the present moment (the center stage), through the interpretations of the eternal bone oracle code.
SET SCENARIOS: Mechanics
1) Announcer introduces production, title, designer, cast, and stages
2) Intro Scene: Ecstatic wanderer and monkey performing taiji sets during intro-narration
3) Chess match begins: placement of piece initiates the cessation of wandering to consult the appropriate yijing oracle and the announcement of kickboxing technique and consequential result
a) Deciding to move; other player is playing while waiting; after move, player calls out move to kickboxers and monkey calls out magic square number to ecstatic wanderer
b) Ecstatic Wandering; breaking silence to read corresponding hexagram of magic square followed by a ringing of a bell
c) Mutant Kickboxing; maneuver execution upon piece movement; consequential damage
4) Cosmic Ocean: ends the divination performance @20min. flat
THREE SIMULTANEOUS STAGES: (numbered in action sequence)
1) Past Stage (Left)- Monkey vs. Angel in Chess for Immortality: monkey-king plays taijidao to baxiangong music while waiting for the Divine Guardian Princess to move; Divine Guardian princess plays the harp, sings, and blows bubbles while waiting; [once move is done, the player calls out the move for the kickboxers; then the monkey-king calls out the oracle square number for the ecstatic wanderer; then the music stops and alternates]; [back drop: video of live chess game and projected slide of magic square of Mercury]
2) Future Stage (Right)- Mutant Kickboxing Championship 2500: one step melee combat between high-tech and armed/armored mutants engaged in death sport controlled by chess board moves; each fighter is controlled like a puppet by chess players [back drop: projected slide of ring]
Body Parts to Chess pieces:
· 8 Shield-Armor (defense) = 8 Pawns (covering all areas below for one hit; pawn designates body area according to its original position on the chess in relation to the pertaining linear backfield piece)
· Legs (kick) = Rooks
· Swords (strike) = Knights/Dragons
· Arms (punch) = Bishops
· Center (take down) = Queen
· Heart (kill) = King
Five Elements of Movement:
· Advance = Wood
· Overtaking = Fire
· Reinforcing/Lock = Earth
· Consolidating/Block = Metal
· Yielding = Water
Dragon Movement: moves in eight directions (bagua)
3) Present Stage (Center)- Ecstatic Wanderer: the ecstatic wanderer on the astral path of immortality is seated in meditation (practicing internal alchemy), breaking silence after the chess piece moves, to interpret the alchemically guiding yijing hexagram of the square on the chess board moved to; after the oracle is read aloud, a bell is rung (symbolizing a little enlightenment on the alchemical journey); then the wanderer returns to silent meditation
Finale: game abruptly ended when the pieces are knocked over by a cosmic ocean wave [played by someone who carries a bucket of water]; at which time all players face the front simultaneously and bow to the audience
All stages are interconnected in time-space continuum through the eternal bone oracle code. The three stages demonstrate an echo of interactive realities throughout space-time continuum.
Past Stage (Left) : Monkey vs. Angel in Chess for Immortality
(This stage generates the paradigm)
[illumination of monkey-king; monkey and ecstatic wanderer perform taiji sets w/music undertone]
In remote antiquity,
shortly after the creation of the monkey-god hybrid,
or human slave,
a patriarch sage-king,
was genetically mastered with the divine seed of his creator,
chief scientist of the guardians,
Lord of the Earth and Sea,
endowing him with the ability to procreate,
so that human slaves could be produced more rapidly,
and the seven birth goddesses could be relieved of their reproductive duties.
Consequently, the sage-king spawned a genetic line of priests,
who inherited the wisdom of the celestial breath,
enabling spiritual evolution,
and hence psychic communication with the guardians of the planetary portals.
The patriarch sage-king,
With his inherited psionic faculties of perceiving the archetypal realm,
deciphered a diagram of alchemical significance,
which appeared as a natural pattern on a turtle’s bone clad dish while surfacing in a sacred river.
Through mathematical formulation,
the patriarch expanded the diagram,
consisting of eight possible binary combinations,
into 64 possibilities.
The exploration of the meaning of these possibilities,
led to his invention of the game board relic (the chess board),
bearing the magic square of Mercury.
The 64 squares of the game board corresponded directly with the number of codon sets in a DNA strand.
Therefore, the oracle code of divination,
guided the genetic transmutation of the self through alchemical practice to approach immortality.
Realizing this, the patriarch decided
to liberate his fellow race from dependence on tangibility,
by utilizing his inherent alchemical design
to transcend the human condition into the nth dimension.
Even though the patriarch sage-king was coaxed into denying the possibility for immortality,
in order that he remain as an intermediary king between gods and men,
he disregarded the concealed command,
and innately journeyed forward,
with the oracle game relic,
on an arduous astral journey to a city situated on a holy mount,
to challenge his maker.
[illumination of the guardian princess]
the Anunnaki King arrogantly passed his challenge to his daughter, Divine Guardian Princess.
The challenge would test the worthiness of the patriarch’s psychic rank to surpass the realm of the “immortals.”
The key for unlocking the transcendental portal,
would depend on the intuitive success of interpreting the relic’s hidden mathematical patterns,
known as the bone oracle code.
Future Stage (Right) : Mutant Kickboxing Championship of the 25th Century;
(This stage is controlled by the Past)
[illumination of the mutant kickboxers]
In futuristic society,
due to the imperfections of genetic technological upgrade,
and minor nuclear cataclysms,
humanity suffered from a plethora of genetic mutations.
Regarded as social outcasts,
the only place in society for mutants were genetic experimentation
and death sport.
(The mutant kickboxers will perform maneuvers in a one-step melee combat during a death-sport championship to the rhythm of the chess game; a kickboxer represents a chess player’s puppet, with each body part representing a chess piece; each kickboxer is equipped with two swords/weapons (knights), and armor for each body area which is designated by a chess piece (see above). A piece of armor is destroyed after one hit (or a pawn is taken); after the armor has been penetrated the body area becomes injured upon the taking of its corresponding chess piece (see designations above)]
Present Stage (Center) : Ecstatic Wanderer
(This stage transforms the future through the past)
[illumination of the ecstatic wanderer finishing taiji set]
The ecstatic wanderer
clears obstacles on the path of immortality
for the salvation of humanity
with internal alchemy,
which is guided by yijing oracle interpretations,
connected to the piece placement on the squares of the chess board.
(The alchemist of the Present, astral projects through past-life regression into the monkey-king in order to transform the future)
BONE ORACLE CODE: I-CHING CHESS DIVINATION
Discover the interconnectedness of a chess game between a monkey and an angel, a Muay Thai boxing championship, and I-Ching hexagram revelations that guide the demonstration of various Chinese internal martial arts. The Bone Oracle Code artistically explains the significance of the Magic Square of Mercury as a mathematical pattern of genetic design for internal alchemy through multi-layered symbolic imagery (eg.sacred geometry) in conjunction with I-Ching hexagram interpretations.
The precept, the monkey-king challenging his creator, an angel guardian, for immortality, is based on Sumerian mythology and mathematics, which later offshoot civilizations, like the Chinese preserved. Mathematically, the chess board is the magic square of Mercury (the Divine Patron of Divination), unfolding mathematical patterns within 64 squares, which relate directly with the 64 hexagrams of the I-Ching, and the 64 codon sets of the binary genetic code. The formula for genetic design, or the I-Ching oracle code, was routinely consulted and intuitively interpreted by Taoist alchemists on the path to becoming a sage.
CHAPTER 33 AND THE GOLDEN HORDE
NINJA MISSION: Operation Mother-chip
TIGER EARTH SPIRIT: Michael Hamilton
NINJA: Hunter Heavilin
MOON MOTHER OF MERCY: Brena Storch
SOUND: Carolyn Wells, Jerome James
THIS STORY IS AN INTERPRETATION OF THE STRUGGLE BETWEEN THE TIGER EARTH SPIRIT AND THE DEMON SPY TO INSERT THE IMMORTALITY PILL IN THE MOUTH OF MIAOSHAN AT THE MOMENT OF HER DEATH JUST BEFORE HER JOURNEY THROUGH HELL TO BECOME THE IMMORTAL GODDESS GUANYIN.
“I find the derivation of the coefficient of linear expansion very fascinating.
[sun-in-moon-salute] Good Evening, and welcome to the GUNGFU THEATRE performance entitled, [dream cauldron magic finger] Ninja Mission: Operation Mother-Chip. [mao butterfly hands-1] My name is Tiger [mao butterfly hands-2] Earth Spirit, [mao butterfly hands-3] humble scientist. [resume dream cauldron] And lying before me is Moon Mother of Mercy, who has just been executed, with a silken cord of asphyxiation, and awaits her journey to hell. I intend to provide her with an immortality pill, granting everlasting life, and hence forth, saving humanity from their transgressions. I sense… …that there are secret agendas lurking about plotting to prevent her immortal accomplishment. Also, behind me, is my monkey slave, aka. sage-king of humanity, who will be providing you psychedelic beats.
Now, before I utter the laboratory incantation, in order to conjure the immortality pill, it would be very good, to conduct the sacred ritual space clearing.”
[LABCOAT PERFORMS 3-SECTIONAL STAFF FORM]
1. Laboratory Incantation [mother lays]
[IMPLANTING THE INTEGRATED CHIP IN THE VEHICLE-ALTAR, THE MOTHER: LABCOAT CONJURES DICE THAT FALLS FROM HEAVEN WITH INCANTATION
“Now that the space is clear, it is now time to utter the laboratory incantation to conjure the immortality pill.”
“Neolithic stone of divination
Evolutionary seed of creation
Spherical integrated chip
Domain in the brain
Numbers go insane
Oracle whisper from the north [NINJA EXHALES]
Pearl of wisdom come forth…” [NINJA DROPS DICE INTO LABCOAT’S HANDS]
“That is very good!!! The immortality pill! It has arrived!!”
2. Animate the Mother with a Chime [mother dances]
[LABCOAT CAUSES THE CELESTIAL BREATH TO ENTER THE ENLIGHTENED MIND OF THE MOTHER, BY INSERTING THE DICE INTO THE MOTHER’S MOUTH (WITH MAO3 DANCE), AFTER QIGONG HEALING THERAPY TO YINTANG AND QIHAI ACUPOINTS (HAND INFLUENCES MOVEMENT OF BODY); MOTHER SITS UP; MOTHER OPENS EYES AFTER CHIME SOUNDS AND DANCES WHEN SHE HEARS MUSIC; LABCOAT PERFORMS QIGONG (SILKEN GENTLE FIST) WHILE MOTHER DANCES; LABCOAT CAUSES THE WITHDRAWAL OF THE DICE FROM MOTHER’S MOUTH BY PRESSING RENZHONG ACUPOINT; MOTHER SITS IN MEDITATION AFTER LABCOAT PLACES THE DICE ON HER CROWN]
“Now, I will navigate her astral journey.”
3. Dragon’s Breath Reveals the Spy [mother sits]
[LABCOAT TAKES WATER AND HOLDS IT IN MOUTH; LABCOAT DANCES TAIJI DOUBLE GIM (SWORD) AND REVEALS LOCATION OF NINJA WITH A WATER SPIT BURST; WHILE LABCOAT CONTINUES SWORD DANCE, NINJA STEALS DICE FROM CROWN OF MOTHER - MOTHER LAYS AFTER THE THEFT OF HER CELESTIAL BREATH]
4. Formula for Immortality [mother stands]
[LABCOAT UTTERS DAODEJING CHAPTER 33 IN MANDARIN MAGIC FINGERS; NINJA ATTEMPTS TO ASSASSINATE LABCOAT WITH A CHOKE FROM BEHIND; LABCOAT DEFENDS, COUNTER SUBDUES, RELEASES, THEN UTTERS, ]
“The dice you stole will be the dice you roll. The dice roll equals the number of times I will let you go before you learn to forget.”
[NINJA ROLLS DIE AND GETS SOMEONE IN THE AUDIENCE TO ILLUMINATE, WITH A CELL PHONE , AND UTTER THE NUMBER, ]
[THE NINJA ATTACKS THE LABCOAT; ON THE THIRD TO LAST ATTACK, THE LABCOAT BEGINS TO TRANSLATE CHAPTER 33; NUMBER OF ATTACKS DOESN’T MATTER BECAUSE DIVINATION ORIGINATES FROM A PLACE WHERE NUMBERS HAVE NO VALUE]
[GRAB ATTACK.TRAP.LOCK.]“Knowing others is wisdom."
[RELEASE.]"Knowing the self is enlightenment."
[PUNCH ATTACK.TRAP.LOCK.]"Mastering others requires force."
[RELEASE.] "Mastering the self requires INNER strength."
[DRAW BLADE. ATTACK. meet to follow. NINJA STABS HIMSELF.]"He who stays where he is endures."
Perseverance is a sign of will power." [NINJA WITHDRAWS BLADE.]
"He who knows he has enough is rich." [NINJA DROPS BLADE.]
To die but not to perish, is to be eternally present.” [PLACING DICE BACK IN THE MOUTH OF MOTHER - MOTHER SITS AND STANDS W/EYES OPEN; NINJA TURNS AND FOLLOWS LABCOAT IN PHILOSOPHICAL DISCOURSE; MOTHER ILLUMINATES THE WORLD WITH HER EYES AND HANDS]
[…random philosophical discourse…]
QINGTAN: PURE CONVERSATION
Lotus Temple - Buddha's Birthday
TIGER EARTH SPIRIT: Michael Hamilton
LUNG NU (Dragon Girl): Carolyn Wells
SHAN TSAI (Hermit Monk): Daryl Parfit/Atma
GUAN YIN (Source of Creation): Arin Paris
SUN WU KONG (Monkey King): Hunter Heavilin
SOUND: Jerome James
PAN: Michael Hamilton
APOLLO: Paul Gamble Agung
DRYADS: Dewi Agung, Cyane Quijano, Rose Stuckleswaiger, Toshi, Carolyn Mae Wells
Paul Gamble Agung and Cyane Quijano
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
|***EVENING. 10PM WED 07 NOV 2007 *** MELODY RISING *** @ 39 HOTEL: "PANGAEA'S LOUNGE" NATURE MUSIC AND DANCE W/ROSE STUCKLESCHWAIGER, AND TOSHI|
***EVENING. 9PM FRI 02 NOV 2007 *** FIRST FRIDAY ART FESTIVAL *** @ ONG KING ARTS CENTER: "PANGAEA'S LOUNGE" NATURE MUSIC AND DANCE W/CAROLYN WELLS, ROSE STUCKLESCHWAIGER, TOSHI, CYANE QUIJANO, DEWI AND PAUL AGUNG
***EVENING. 8PM FRI 11 MAY 2007 *** BUDDHA'S BIRTHDAY*** @ CHINESE CULTURAL PLAZA MOON STAGE: "LOTUS TEMPLE: THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF THE HERMIT MONK, SHAN TSAI" QIGONG/MARTIAL ARTS DEMONSTRATION
***EVENING. 10PM FRI 04 MAY 2007 *** FIRST FRIDAY ART FESTIVAL *** @ ONG KING ARTS CENTER: "LOTUS TEMPLE: THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF THE HERMIT MONK, SHAN TSAI" QIGONG DEMONSTRATION W/HUNTER, ERIN PARIS, CAROLYN WELLS, ATMA, LACY, PAUL AGUNG, ROLAND CORDOVA, AND JEROME JAMES
***EVENING. 10PM FRI 06 APR 2007 *** FIRST FRIDAY ART FESTIVAL *** @ ONG KING ARTS CENTER "QINGTAN: PURE CONVERSATION;" QIGONG DEMONSTRATION W/HUNTER, SEE, AND JEROME JAMES
***EVENING. 7PM-10PM TUE 27 FEB 2007 *** BODY LANGUAGE FILM FESTIVAL*** @ RED ELEPHANT FEATURING "THE JADE GOURD" AND THE "BONE ORACLE CODE" SHORTS
***EVENING. TUE 21 NOV 2006 *** TRAILER TRASH TUESDAYS @ RED ELEPHANT*** ART FILM DOUBLE FEATURE: "THE JADE GOURD: QUEST FOR IMMORTALITY" /"BONE ORACLE CODE: YIJING DIVINATION CHESS"
***EVENING. SAT 11 NOV 2006 *** SHOWDOWN IN CHINATOWN & NEXT DOOR*** ART FILM SHORT: "QINGTAN: PURE CONVERSATION"
***10:30pm. FRI 1 SEPT 2006 *** ONGKING ARTS CENTER *** GUNG-FU THEATRE "NINJA MISSION: OPERATION MOTHER-CHIP"
***10:30 pm. FRI 07 JULY 2006 *** ONGKING ARTS CENTER *** GUNG-FU THEATRE "CHAPTER 33 AND THE GOLDEN HORDE"
***6:30-9:30 pm. FRI 30 JUNE 2006 *** HONOLULU ACADEMY OF ARTS *** PREMIERE GUNG-FU THEATRE "THE JADE GOURD: QUEST FOR IMMORTALITY "
***10:30 pm.FRI 2 JUNE 2006 *** ONG KING ART CENTER *** YIJING CHESS DIVINATION THEATRE: "THE BONE ORACLE CODE"
***10:00 pm.FRI 5 MAY 2006 *** ONG KING ART CENTER *** PREMIERE GUNGFU THEATRE: "THE JADE GOURD"