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The Yijing (I Ching) or "Book of Change" is one of the oldest of the Chinese classic texts and has held a key place in the Daoist tradition for thousands of years. Explaining the ancient Yijing system of prediction based on the Xiang (symbolism) and Shu (numerology) knowledge of Bagua (the eight basic trigrams), which have not previously been written about outside China, ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published July 15th 2009 by Singing Dragon (first published March 15th 2009)
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Phillip
Oct 16, 2012 Phillip rated it liked it
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Wu's book is lovely. The purpose is more to inspire a frame of mind than to present an analytical explanation of how the I Ching works. The author describes his surroundings, tells history, shares personal anecdotes, instructs upon the nature of the I Ching, asks the reader to drink tea with him and provides a physical posture to encourage balance.

Go to this book with a receptive frame of mind and you will enjoy it. If you want something analytical and direct to the point you want, then it proba
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Satia
May 29, 2009 Satia rated it liked it
For those who are familiar with I Ching/Yijing and want to explore new ways of using the hexagrams or for those who prefer a more intuitive approach to prognostication, a surprisingly good book. For a more complete review:

http://satia.blogspot.com/2009/05/see...
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Master Zhongxian Wu is the lineage holder of four different schools of Qigong and martial arts. He was Director of the Shaanxi Province Association for Somatic Science and the Shaanxi Association for the Research of Daoist Nourishing Life Practices. Since 1988, Master Wu has instructed thousands of students, both Eastern and Western. He synthesizes wisdom and experience for beginning and advancing ...more
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