The Twelve Methods of Yin Xian Fa

The main purpose of Yin Xian Fa is to repair the body, regulate the mind, restore the original breath and ultimately reverse and replenish the slow expenditure of pre-natal through the aging process.  还原法 Huan Yuan Fa  Restoring Methods Huan Yuan literal translates as “Returning to the Origin.” These are methods to quiet and collect Read More

Balancing Yin and Yang

Within the image of Water comes forth fulfillment. Within the image of Fire creation is completed. Heaven and Earth are then in their proper positions, Returning to the Source is then assured. Reference: The Sexual Teachings of the Jade Dragon: Taoist Methods for Male Sexual Revitalization by Hsi Lai ISBN 0892819634

The ego is a monkey

The ego is a monkey catapulting through the jungle: Totally fascinated by the realm of the senses, it swings from one desire to the next, one conflict to the next, one self-centered idea to the next. If you threaten it, it actually fears for its life. Let this monkey go. Let the senses go. Let Read More

The Jade Tablet

To circulate the qi (xing qi) Swallow it so that it will gather If it is gathered, it will expand into spirit (shen) When it expands, it will drop. When it drops, it will become stable. When it is stable, it will be solid. When it is solid, it will sprout. When it sprouts, it Read More

Tai Chi Chuan Tao

Poem of Zhang Xiumu Lai (Zhide)´s Tai-chi is the principle of Quan, A single line runs through Heaven, Man and Earth. Noumenon of Tai-chi is the innate Qi, Dividing yin and yang form postnatal body. Strategy to opponent attrack is magic number one (unitary Qi), Flowing Qi comes from the centre cavity. Training way is Read More

Songs of the eight postures

Attributed to T’an Meng-hsien (as researched by Lee N. Scheele) The Song of Peng What is the meaning of Peng energy? It is like the water supporting a moving boat. First sink the ch’i to the tan-t’ien, then hold the head as if suspended from above. The entire body is filled with springlike energy, opening and closing Read More

Li Yi Yu’s Five Character Formula

When the heart is not quiet, one may not concentrate. Lifting the hands, moving forward, backward, left, and right, will lack focused direction. Therefore, the heart must be quiet. From the moment one initiates motion, its not determined by the self. You must quiet the heart and understand with your body. Your movements follow those Read More

Chan Lien Tieh Sui Pu Tiu pu Ting

This refers to the sticking aspect or adherence in Tai Chi Chuan. Chan and lien are vertical adhering movements, lifting from above and supporting from below, respectively. Tieh is adherence in the horizontal motion, sui is adherence from the rear. Pu tiu pu ting means neither to lose the adherence nor to resist. Reference: T’Ai Read More