Category: Political Eastern Philosophy

Download PDF by Zhongxian Wu: Chinese Shamanic Cosmic Orbit Qigong: Esoteric Talismans,

By Zhongxian Wu

ISBN-10: 1848190565

ISBN-13: 9781848190566

chinese language Shamanic Cosmic Orbit Qigong is a sophisticated type of Qigong from certainly one of China’s esoteric traditions. by no means sooner than written approximately within the West, this manner bargains nice cumulative merits from standard day-by-day perform. grasp Wu describes the perform intimately, together with the which means and importance of the chinese language names for every stream, with its shamanic roots, and gives the chant, visualization, and mudra for every in addition to explaining the healing merits and talismanic features. The booklet is absolutely illustrated, and there's a convenient reference speedy consultant on the finish displaying the full orbit.

This detailed booklet can be crucial examining for complex scholars and practitioners of Qigong and an individual attracted to Daoism, or the traditional knowledge traditions of China.

Show description

Read More Download PDF by Zhongxian Wu: Chinese Shamanic Cosmic Orbit Qigong: Esoteric Talismans,

Download e-book for iPad: White Moon on the Mountain Peak: The Alchemical Firing by Damo Mitchell,Jason Gregory

By Damo Mitchell,Jason Gregory

ISBN-10: 1848192568

ISBN-13: 9781848192560

Explaining the method and energetics of Daoist inner alchemy, the writer describes intimately the perform of Nei Dan, the alchemical firing perform of Daoism that has until eventually very lately been a heavily guarded secret.

Drawing jointly an enormous volume of esoteric fabric at the hidden features of Daoist perform, he offers concept and perform coherently for Western practitioners. He bargains his personal reports of every level of attainment, describing the tangible effects that are meant to seem, and offers information at the practicalities and strength pitfalls of alchemical training.

Show description

Read More Download e-book for iPad: White Moon on the Mountain Peak: The Alchemical Firing by Damo Mitchell,Jason Gregory

Martin Palmer,Jay Ramsay,Man-Ho Kwok's The Kuan Yin Chronicles: The Myths and Prophecies of the PDF

By Martin Palmer,Jay Ramsay,Man-Ho Kwok

ISBN-10: 1571746080

ISBN-13: 9781571746085

Kuan Yin is an important, best-loved deity within the chinese language global. She is the residing expression of compassion and the guts of devotion in such a lot chinese language houses and offices. but she is only identified within the West. The authors of The Kuan Yin Chronicles introduce Kuan Yin to Western readers, and demonstrate that Kuan Yin is the secret and gear of the divine female, who transcends all doctrines, creeds, and traditions.

The e-book is split into 3 sections:

1.The origins and evolution of Kuan Yin in early China, Buddhism, Taoism, and shamanism.

2.The myths and tales approximately Kuan Yin.

3.Fresh translations of a hundred Kuan Yin poems, which functionality as either literature and instruments for divination and prophecy.

The Kuan Yin Chronicles is for any Western reader who desires to hook up with the traditional strength of the Goddess of their lives.

Show description

Read More Martin Palmer,Jay Ramsay,Man-Ho Kwok's The Kuan Yin Chronicles: The Myths and Prophecies of the PDF

Download e-book for iPad: Éveil et Philosophie (French Edition) by Natarajan

By Natarajan

ISBN-10: 1475164920

ISBN-13: 9781475164923

Pour se libérer de l'attraction de los angeles pensée pour los angeles pensée, et du culte de l. a. représentation de l'histoire, ce livre pointe les échecs de l. a. pensée à percevoir le réel comme un ensemble imprescriptible, et suggest en revanche l. a. reconnaissance de l'état non-mental, comme voie d'accès souveraine au réel, insécable (contenant l'histoire, le cosmos, et le Divin à son sommet). Définit une intelligence qui évite toute posture définitive et ne cesse sa quête qu'à l'illumination non-séparative.

Elle devient alors passive et reflète le Brahman, le Soi.

Show description

Read More Download e-book for iPad: Éveil et Philosophie (French Edition) by Natarajan

Download e-book for kindle: The Tao of Craft: Fu Talismans and Casting Sigils in the by Benebell Wen

By Benebell Wen

ISBN-10: 1623170664

ISBN-13: 9781623170660

For the 1st time in English, Benebell Wen finds the wealthy historical past and theoretical ideas underlying the traditional perform of crafting Fu talismans, or magical sigils, within the chinese language Taoist culture and offers unique directions for contemporary practitioners who wish to craft their very own Fu. Fu talismans are ideograms and writings as a rule rendered on paper and empowered through invocations, ritual, and transferences of power, or Qi. Talismans can be utilized for lots of reasons, equivalent to strengthening or weakening character features, discovering love, incomes more cash, or easing emotional tensions in the house. The Tao of Craft shows how metaphysical strength may be harnessed to enlarge, boost, weaken, dispel, or block different metaphysical power and to rectify perceived imbalances within the fabric aircraft. Supported by means of an abundance of designated charts and pictures, this ebook serves as a step by step instruction manual that offers readers the information and self assurance to craft their very own Fu talismans for private empowerment.
 
Wen, writer of Holistic Tarot, delves into historical and cultural contexts of the Fu, from the neolithic interval of chinese language historical past to modern practices of esoteric Taoism. delivering an exceptional beginning within the rules of jap spellcrafting, she highlights the mixing of Taoist metaphysical practices with Western ways to magic by means of stating eclectic, integrating, and harmonizing aspects from different cultures and religions.
 
Historically, Fu talismans have been utilized by medieval chinese language for relieving sickness; avoiding misfortune, magical assaults, and curses; protecting opposed to attacks; and keeping off poverty. This booklet exhibits Western practitioners that the ability and data to boost an interactive dating with spirit nation-states are nonetheless to be had to them at the present time, and serves as a pragmatic guide for amassing Qi power from resources within the surroundings and channeling it in focused shape into their very own Fu talismans.

From the exchange Paperback edition.

Show description

Read More Download e-book for kindle: The Tao of Craft: Fu Talismans and Casting Sigils in the by Benebell Wen

Read e-book online The Feminine Light: The Tao Te Ching for Inspiring Women PDF

By Lao-tzu,Stephany Yarbrough

ISBN-10: 0983160007

ISBN-13: 9780983160007

within the female gentle, the writer uniquely captures the essence of "womanhood" and empowers ladies by means of exhibiting them how, via self-ownership, responsibility and self-compassion, to find their very own gentle. this can be the 1st translated model of The Tao Te Ching, the eighty one verses, through a girl written in particular for girls. who're you as a lady? What does it suggest to be a girl? who're you as a spirit of sunshine? As ladies, the paintings of hearing the self starts the search towards seeing ourselves extra truly, relocating with greater fluidity via lifestyles, having a better feel of success and increasing our personal enlightenment. via honoring a discussion of day-by-day religious meditations and deeply introspective questions, we find the ability of the female. persist with the adventure to include your radiance...

Show description

Read More Read e-book online The Feminine Light: The Tao Te Ching for Inspiring Women PDF

Download e-book for kindle: Great Clarity: Daoism and Alchemy in Early Medieval China by Fabrizio Pregadio

By Fabrizio Pregadio

ISBN-10: 0804751773

ISBN-13: 9780804751773

this is often the 1st booklet to ascertain commonly the spiritual points of chinese language alchemy. Its major concentration is the relation of alchemy to the Daoist traditions of the early medieval interval (third to 6th centuries). It indicates how alchemy contributed to and was once tightly built-in into the flowery physique of doctrines and practices that Daoists outfitted at the moment, from which Daoism as we all know it this day advanced. The ebook additionally clarifies the origins of chinese language alchemy and the respective roles of alchemy and meditation in self-cultivation practices. It comprises complete translations of 3 vital medieval texts, them all observed by way of working commentaries, making to be had for the 1st time in English the gist of the early chinese language alchemical corpus.

Show description

Read More Download e-book for kindle: Great Clarity: Daoism and Alchemy in Early Medieval China by Fabrizio Pregadio

The Penumbra Unbound: The Neo-Taoist Philosophy of Guo Xiang by Brook Ziporyn PDF

By Brook Ziporyn

ISBN-10: 0791456617

ISBN-13: 9780791456613

ISBN-10: 0791456625

ISBN-13: 9780791456620

Explores the paintings of Guo Xiang, a Neo-Taoist philosopher who built a thorough philosophy of freedom and spontaneity.

The Penumbra Unbound is the 1st English language book-length research of the Neo-Taoist philosopher Guo Xiang (d. 312 C.E.), commentator at the vintage Taoist textual content, the Zhuangzi. the writer explores Guo’s philosophy of freedom and spontaneity, explains its coherence and value, and indicates its impact on later chinese language philosophy, quite Chan Buddhism. the consequences of his suggestion on freedom as opposed to determinism also are thought of compared to numerous positions complex within the historical past of Western philosophy, significantly these of Spinoza, Kant, Schopenhauer, Fichte, and Hegel. Guo’s inspiration reinterprets the classical pronouncements concerning the Tao in order that it not at all indicates any form of metaphysical absolute underlying appearances, yet fairly skill actually “nothing.” This absence of whatever past appearances is the 1st premise in Guo’s improvement of a idea of radical freedom, one within which all exceptional issues are “self-so,” growing and reworking themselves with out reckoning on any justification past their very own transitority being.

Brook Ziporyn is Assistant Professor of faith and Philosophy at Northwestern University.

Show description

Read More The Penumbra Unbound: The Neo-Taoist Philosophy of Guo Xiang by Brook Ziporyn PDF

New PDF release: Qigong Teachings of a Taoist Immortal: The Eight Essential

By Stuart Alve Olson

ISBN-10: 0892819456

ISBN-13: 9780892819454

the 1st English translation of grasp Li Ching-yun's teachings at the 8 Brocades, the important perform of qigong.

• Explains the actual and religious merits of the 8 Brocades and provides step by step directions for this strong series of postures.

• eighty five illustrations spotlight the postures and philosophies.

• Author's observation offers perception and intensity to the unique translation.

Throughout historical past Taoists have promoted the advance and recovery of the 3 Treasures-- physique, breath, and spirit--through the light perform of qigong. on the heart of the qigong perform are the 8 Brocades, a chain of postures that constructed through the 3,000-year Taoist quest for sturdiness and power. Now qigong professional Stuart Olson interprets into English grasp Li Ching-yun's valuable teachings at the 8 Brocades. essentially the most well-known qigong masters of this century, grasp Li Ching-yun is reliably chronicled to have lived greater than 250 years, within which he practiced the 8 Brocades every day. His durability and private endorsements attest to and validate the 8 Brocades because the quintessence of Taoist future health and qigong practices.

With grasp Li Ching-yun's unique teachings as a consultant, Stuart Olson offers an real but available method of this exact perform. every one workout is observed via unique textual content from grasp Li, step by step directions for every posture, illustrations of the positions, and insights on conception and perform. as the 8 Brocades are the root of all qigong, this ebook offers worthy suggestion for all practitioners, whatever the kind they perform or the intensity in their experience.

Show description

Read More New PDF release: Qigong Teachings of a Taoist Immortal: The Eight Essential