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Qigong Meditation: Embryonic Breathing

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Finalist - 2006 Book of the Year Award by ForeWord MagazineThe Root of Spiritual Enlightenment Chinese Qigong can be generally categorized into External Elixir (Wai Dan) and Internal Elixir (Nei Dan) Qigong. The first step of practicing Internal Elixir Qigong has been known as Small Cyclic Heaven (Small Circulation or Microcosmic Meditation). After completing Small Cyclic ...more
Paperback, 389 pages
Published October 1st 2003 by YMAA Publication Center
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Christine Cordula Dantas
I read some chapters of this book, browsed others. It is interesting, from a cultural point of view, but it was not what I expected, and I'll probably use it as a reference book. I am skeptic concerning some statements, but at the same time the author is careful enough to insist that the reader should follow his/her own path and do his/her own research and internal evaluations. The book presents a large set of ancient chinese texts along with careful translations. It is a well documented book, a ...more
Kenneth
this book has a thick, but apparently essential, introductory chapter that tends to repeat itself. But I'm sticking with it.
I'm not sure this meditation is for me. I like the 8 brocades and the Vipassana meditation instead. There are bits from this book I can incorporate however
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I like that Dr. Yang considers the upper tan Tien the same as the third eye.
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