Cultivating the Energy of Life

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Here is the Hui-ming Ching , a classic Taoist manual on the circulation of internal energy by means of meditation and the inspiration for many techniques of Qigong. It is one of the few Taoist treatises to describe the landmarks of spiritual development and document the process of spiritual transformation from start to finish.
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Cultivating the Energy of Life: A Translation of the Hui-Ming Ching and Its Commentaries

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Overview

Here is the Hui-ming Ching , a classic Taoist manual on the circulation of internal energy by means of meditation and the inspiration for many techniques of Qigong. It is one of the few Taoist treatises to describe the landmarks of spiritual development and document the process of spiritual transformation from start to finish.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570623424
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/28/1998
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 824,365
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.26 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 3
Historical and Philosophical Background 7
Teachings of the Hui-ming ching 17
Treatise on Cultivating Life
1 The Dissipation of Life Energy 23
2 The Six Phases of the Circulation of Fire 29
3 The Jen (Function) and Tu (Governor) Meridians 33
4 The Fetus of the Tao 37
5 Emergence of the Fetus 41
6 The Transformations of the Body 45
7 Facing the Wall 49
8 Absolute Extinction in the Void 53
Discourse on the Correct Method of Cultivation 57
Discourse on the Correct Method of Energy Work 71
Discourse on Stillness (Ch'an) and Movement (Chi) 91
The Nine Steps of Refining the Mind 103
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