The Ghost Points

The Ghost Points

The Ghost Points ☰☱☲☳☴☵☶☷ Chinese medicine contains many remnants of ancient Chinese beliefs. These beliefs stem back to an age where the majority of people saw the realm of the living as only one plane of existence. This plane ran parallel to the realm of the dead....
Filling the Dan Tian

Filling the Dan Tian

Filling the Dan Tian ☰☱☲☳☴☵☶☷ There are three key phrases within Qi Gong society that summarise exactly what we need to do in order to fill the lower Dan Tian with Qi. If we can understand the energetic mechanics behind these phrases, then it is possible to understand...
Four Powers of Practice

Four Powers of Practice

Four Powers of Practice ☰☱☲☳☴☵☶☷ Figure 1.1: The Four Powers of Yin and Yang The basis of almost all Daoist theory can be found within the teachings of the Yi Jing (Classic of Change) as well as within the interactions of Yin and Yang.  The diagram shown in figure 1.1...
Hidden Talisman Classic

Hidden Talisman Classic

Hidden Talisman Classic ☰☱☲☳☴☵☶☷ 黃帝陰符經– Huang Di Yin Fu Jing – Yellow Emperors Hidden Talisman Classic Section 1 觀天之道,執天之行,盡矣。 1 –Follow the patterns of Heaven to find the Dao of Heaven; this is the way to completion 天有五賊,見之者昌。五賊在心,施行於天。 2 –Heaven has five thieves;...
Xing Qi – Circulating the Qi

Xing Qi – Circulating the Qi

Xing Qi – Circulating the Qi ☰☱☲☳☴☵☶☷ This is the Xing Qi (Circulating the Qi) guidelines that were inscribed onto an ancient piece of Jade dated to around 400BC. It discusses many of the major stages of experience when governing Qi according to the principle of the...
The Lung Channel

The Lung Channel

The Lung Tai Yin Channel ☰☱☲☳☴☵☶☷ There is an internal pathway of the Lung channel that originates within the middle Jiao (膲) of the body (some say the yellow court region of the body) and then descends to meet with the Large Intestine (it’s paired elemental organ)....