The Humility of Mr. Bai Fang Li

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Using the money he earned from peddling rickshaw, Mr. Bái Fāng lǐ contributed what is estimated to be 350,000 yuan ($57,000. usd) to financing more than 300 students’ school tuition and living expenses, helping them to advance by way of their studies. Mr. Bai’s daughter recalls, “He suffered and curtailed his own needs throughout his life, […]

An Introduction to Qi

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Qin Bo-Wei’s 56 Methods: Hot and cold injure the body. Elation and anger damage the Qi.  Emotions are Qi and all Qi disorders are a result of the 7 emotions.  An informative lecture on the perspectives of 20th century TCM physician-scholar, Qin Bo-Wei on emotion and Qi in this erudite lecture by Jason Blalack. Qin […]

‘The Clouds Should Know Me By Now’

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Leaves fall, where no green earth remains. A person at ease wears this plain, white robe. With simplicity and plainness one’s original nature is still. Therefore, what need is there to practice “Calming of the Heart?” Chia-Tao 779-843 Buddhist poet of the middle Tang dynasty Translation by Mike O’Connor & Red Pine

Surgical Casebook

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Pioneering doctor  Hanaoka Seishū 華岡 青洲, of the Edo period, combined his knowledge of Chinese herbal medicine with Western surgical techniques he had learned, and became the first to perform surgeries with anesthetic. He was the first to formulate and use general anesthesia to remove tumors from cancer patients. His proceedure came 50 years before […]

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