Taoism

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Tao - A New Way of Thinking

A Translation of the Tao Tê Ching with an Introduction and Commentaries

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This translation reveals the true wisdom and beauty of the Tao Tê Ching and the accompanying introduction and commentaries make its meaning accessible, without any reduction of the complex thought within its pages. Chung-yuan Chang places the text in the context of Western metaphysics, making reference to many Western philosophers.

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Heavenly Streams

Meridian Theory in Nei Gong

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

The art of connecting with, feeling and adjusting the energy body using the consciousness is often overlooked in Nei Gong and Qi Gong practice. Damo Mitchell provides step-by-step instructions on how to experience and adjust the various elements which make up the energy body in order to diagnose imbalances and restore harmony.

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The Mysterious Power of Xingyi Quan

A Complete Guide to History, Weapons and Fighting Skills

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This in-depth, fully-illustrated guide covers the history and traditions of this Chinese martial art, describing its movements, and their effects. It contains a full teaching guide to this potent fighting system and its underlying principles, including the Twelve Animal Forms, linking forms, two person sets, basic skills and weapons training.

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Ten Methods of the Heavenly Dragon

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

An intriguing, personal account, this book explores the author's experiences with the Adept Shun Yuan of the Heavenly Dragon sect as he sets off on a journey towards spiritual enlightenment. However, this journey is not without its challenges, and the author has to look to his very core to overcome the obstacles that block his way.

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Everyday Qigong Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This useful handbook teaches simple Qigong exercises that can be easily practised in the home every day. It offers guidance for introductory exercises that are easy to learn and very effective, including Early Morning Meditations and the Silk Brocades. Suitable for young and old, this is the perfect introduction to classic Qigong exercises.

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Blue Dragon, White Tiger

Verses for Refining the Golden Elixir

By Chang Sen Feng; Illustrated by S. Robertson; Translated by Shifu Hwang and Cheney Crow
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Dating from the Tang dynasty, this unusual tantric guide documents a sexual tantra that is thought to have been practiced by kings for several dynasties. The ancient text, translated into English for the first time, carefully describes the methods of this sexual internal alchemy practice in beautiful poetry and prose, with explanatory commentaries.

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Tranquil Sitting

A Taoist Journal on Meditation and Chinese Medical Qigong

By Yin Shih Tzu; Foreword by Zhongxian Wu and Glenn H. Mullin; Translated by Cheney Crow and Shifu Hwang
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This is the Taoist Master Yin Shi Zi's inspirational testament and practical guide to the healing power and spiritual benefits of meditation. The book offers in-depth documentation of the theory, physiological aspects and instruction for the practice of meditation, and provides an account of Yin Shi Zi's personal experiences with meditation.

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Go Ask the River

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Go Ask the River is the haunting story of the female Chinese poet Hung Tu, tracing her rise from Flower-in-the-Mist to Official Hostess at the court of the governors of the Silk City, and her love affair with the poet Yuan Chen, against the backdrop of the scholars, poets, officials, and warring factions of ninth century China.

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Yijing, Shamanic Oracle of China

A New Book of Change

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This new translation of the Yijing offers a traditional reading that refreshes and expands on the original text making it relevant for the modern world. It provides a detailed commentary explaining the underlying structure, philosophy and history of the book, and gives practical instructions for consulting the oracle using yarrow sticks or coins.

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Thirteen Movements to Stretch the Body and Make it More Supple, and Guiding and Harmonising Energy to Regulate the Breath

Dao Yin Yang Sheng Gong Foundation Sequences 2

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This is the second volume in Professor Zhang Guangde's foundation Dao Yin Yang Sheng Gong sequences, and the movements described synchronize breathing and concentration by enhancing the body's flow of blood and energy to achieve higher levels of physical and mental agility.

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