Wei Qi, the Body’s Innate “Flu Shot”

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In Chinese medical theory, Wei Qi is fierce, combative energy from nutrition, says the Ling Shu, a medical text compiled in the 1st century BCE, one of two parts of a larger work known as the Huangdi Neijing, or The Yellow Emporer’s Divine Classic. Wei QI is lively and agitated and circulates in superficial tissues, […]

A Profound Perspective of Appreciation

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長沢芦雪 “Since my barn burned down I have a better view of the moon.” Mizuta Masahide 水田 正秀 [1657–1723], Japanese poet, samurai, and student of Matsuo Bashō 松尾 芭蕉 [1644–1697] Tradition of the Japanese has been to live in awareness of the unpredictability of nature and the transitory essence of life. Earthquakes, tsunamis, typhoons and […]

 
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