Tag: classical

  • The Eight Truths of T’ai Chi

    1. Do not be concerned with form. Do not be concerned with the ways in which form manifests. It is best to forget your own existence. 2. Your entire body should be transparent and empty. Let inside and outside fuse together and become one.. 3. Learn to ignore external objects. Allow your mind to guide…

  • The classical text sources of qigong

    WARRING STATES AND HAN DYNASTY (475 B.C. – 220 A.D.) The earliest exclusive texts that deal with the meditative practices and the gymnastic exercises are the recent archaeological text discoveries. Circulating Qi Inscription Xingqi ming 行氣銘 (475 B.C. – 206 B.C.), scholars consider this text to be from the earlier Warring States Period. This is…