Tag: chinese adages

Horary Cycles and Bi-Hourly Clock

According to root and branch energetic rhythms in traditional Chinese medicine, Qi flow circulates through the 12 main meridians beginning with the lungs, as respiration is the first independent bodily function of the human vessel. The energetic cycle is completed with circulation through the liver at night when the eyes are closed and where the spirit […]

Comfort

It is a common motivation of most living creatures to want to be comfortable. The Chinese character for “comfort”, 舒, depicts the character 舍(Shě) on the left side of the pictograph, which means “to give up, or abandon.” On the right side is the character 予(Yǔ), meaning, “to be bestowed.” The word “comfort” in literal […]

 
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