Senior Abbot Jerry Alan Johnson
• Zhuchi (Senior Abbot) of Tian Yun Gong: Currently residing as the Zhuchi (Senior Abbot) of Tian Yun Gong,” in Monterey Ca.;
• Senior Priest in Zheng Yi Daoism: Ordained as a Daozhang (Daoist Abbot) at the Celestial Master’s Mansion, in Jiangxi Province – October 2008.
• Ordained Priest in Zheng Yi Daoism: Ordained as a Daoshi (Daoist Priest) at the 900th Year Anniversary of the Founding of the Celestial Master’s Mansion in Jiangxi Province – October 2005.
• Disciple of Tian Shi Daoism: He is a 65th Generation Disciple of the Tian Shi (Celestial Master) Daoist Sect, from the Long Hu Shan Daoist Monastery, in Jiangxi Province.
• Disciple of Shang Qing Daoism: He is an 80th Generation Disciple of the Shang Qing (Highest Clarity) Daoist Sect, from the Maoshan Daoist Monastery, in Jiangsu Province.
Having studied ancient Daoism and Chinese esoteric energetic practices for over 41 years (including the Shang Qing Pai, Tian Shi Pai, Ling Bao Pai, Bai Ji Pai, and Long Men Pai systems of Chinese esoteric mysticism),
Professor Jerry Alan Johnson currently resides as the Senior Abbot (Zhuchi) of Tian Yun Gong (The Temple of the Celestial Cloud), located in Monterey California. He received his official ordination and was licensed as a Daoist priest at the Celestial Masters Mansion in the Longhu Shan Zhengyi Monastery in Jiangxi Province.
As of November 2011, the Zhengyi Monastery at the Celestial Master’s Mansion has ordained more than 38 Tudi (Apprentices), 48 Daoshi (Priests), and 8 Daozhang (Abbots) from Tian Yun Gong, under the private teachings and personal sponsorship of Senior Abbot Luo Sheng (Professor Jerry Alan Johnson).
To date, Professor Johnson has written over eight instructional books on esoteric Daoist magical practices, including:
• Daoist Magical Incantations, Hand Seals, and Star Stepping
• Magical Tools and the Daoist Altar
• Daoist Exorcism: Encounters With Priests, Ghosts, Spirits, And Demons
• Daoist Mineral, Plant, and Animal Magic
• Daoist Weather Magic and Feng Shui
• Daoist Magical Transformation Skills, Dream Magic, Shape-Shifting, Soul Travel, & Sex Magic
• Daoist Magical Talismans
• Daoist Internal Alchemy: Neigong and Weigong Training