Taoist Healing Imagery

Taoist Healing Imagery

by Ken Cohen
     
 

Seven advanced visualizations utilize ancient Taoist imagery to build self-awareness, unity of mind and body, and ultimately: enlightenment. While healing with imagery is relatively new to the West, its use in China dates back to Taoist texts from the 3rd century BCE. We learn that these healing techniques induce what modern brain researchers call analpha-theta

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Overview

Seven advanced visualizations utilize ancient Taoist imagery to build self-awareness, unity of mind and body, and ultimately: enlightenment. While healing with imagery is relatively new to the West, its use in China dates back to Taoist texts from the 3rd century BCE. We learn that these healing techniques induce what modern brain researchers call analpha-theta state, where the unconscious comes to consciousness, and the mind reaches a blissful clarity. They are rarely taught outside of China today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781564552709
Publisher:
Sounds True, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/1994
Edition description:
Unabridged
Product dimensions:
4.41(w) x 7.12(h) x 0.76(d)

Meet the Author

Ken Cohen is an internationally renowned health educator, China scholar, and master of qigong healing. A former collaborator with Alan Watts, he is the author of The Way of Qigong: The Art and Science of Chinese Energy Healing and many journal articles. Ken speaks the Chinese language, and studied at the New School for Social Research, Queens College, and the University of California at Berkeley. He began doing his qigong training in 1968, and apprenticed with Taoist priests from China's sacred mountains. Ken Cohen was one of nine "exceptional healers" studied by the Menninger Clinic.

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