Cultivating Stillness: A Taoist Manual for Transforming Body by Eva Wong

By Eva Wong

Equanimity, sturdy future health, peace of brain, and lengthy lifestyles are the ambitions of the traditional Taoist culture referred to as "internal alchemy," of which Cultivating Stillness is a key textual content. Written among the second one and 5th centuries, the e-book is attributed to T'ai Shang Lao-chun—the mythical determine extra widely recognized as Lao-Tzu, writer of the Tao-te Ching . The accompanying observation, written within the 19th century via Shui-ch'ing Tzu, explains the alchemical symbolism of the textual content and the tools for cultivating inner stillness of physique and brain. A important a part of the Taoist canon for plenty of centuries, Cultivating Stillness remains to be the 1st ebook studied by way of Taoist initiates today.

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