Josh Paynter

    Josh has been engaged in the study of Chinese culture for more than thirty years.  He Is a Daoist priest in three lineages of Quanzhen Longmen, practices Chinese Medicine, produces calligraphy and landscape paintings, and translates Daoist scriptures.  He is the co-Abbot of Parting Clouds Temple and Daoist Education. He teaches Daoist practice, doctrine, ritual, and the associated medico-religious practices of the various Daoist lineages of which he is a member.  He has practiced Chinese medicine for more than twenty years and has served in various capacities in that community as well. He has been a professor, accreditation site visitor, and national board examination subject matter expert.  He is now a guest lecturer in various DAOM programs around the US.