Sincerity

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真 When the sage embraces her/his divine heart, her voice can move and transform the world. One who lacks purity and sincerity cannot move others. When a person has the truth within, the shen-spirit may move amongst the external world with highest degree of sincerity. One who forces himself to lament, though may sound sad, […]

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 […]

The Pivotal Role of Emotions

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How All Disease Is a Matter of Heart-Spirit, According to Classical Chinese Medicine  The defining classics of Chinese medicine establish that it is the invisible forces of Shen [Heart-Spirit] and Qi [vital energy] that rule matter. While western medicine is rooted in the modern science of matter analysis, modern and ancient physicians of classical oriental medicine […]

 
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