By Tianjun Liu, Xiao Mei Qiang
Author note: Tianjun Liu (Editor-in-Chief), Xiao Mei Qiang (Associate Editor-in-Chief)
Publish yr note: English language version first released in 2010 by way of making a song Dragon (an imprint of Jessica Kingsley Publishers). This variation released in 2013
Qigong is likely one of the most crucial features of conventional chinese language tradition and medication. lately, Qigong treatment has attracted increasingly more awareness from sleek medication and technological know-how and is now greatly utilized in medical settings to regard disorder and advertise future health.
Chinese clinical Qigong is the 1st English translation of the one reputable textbook of clinical Qigong, now in its 3rd variation, utilized in schools and universities of conventional chinese language drugs in China. Correlating the normal remedies of Qigong with the latest results of recent clinical learn, it's the authoritative creation to the data process and content material of Qigong research.
Substantially revised and up-to-date reflecting adjustments made to the recent chinese language version, the textual content now has an accompanying DVD displaying the types in motion, new information regarding key options and perform, and assurance of the functions of Qigong for a number health conditions.
This textbook might be an important device for scientific scholars and healthcare execs operating in complementary and replacement cures in addition to for all these looking a greater figuring out of the worthwhile scientific purposes of Qigong.
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Publish 12 months be aware: English language version first released in 2010 via making a song Dragon (an imprint of Jessica Kingsley Publishers). This variation released in 2013
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Chinese scientific Qigong is the 1st English translation of the one reliable textbook of clinical Qigong, now in its 3rd variation, utilized in schools and universities of conventional chinese language drugs in China. Correlating the conventional treatments of Qigong with the newest results of recent clinical learn, it's the authoritative creation to the data approach and content material of Qigong research.
Substantially revised and up to date reflecting alterations made to the recent chinese language version, the textual content now has an accompanying DVD displaying the types in motion, new information regarding key recommendations and perform, and assurance of the purposes of Qigong for a number health conditions.
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Extra resources for Chinese Medical Qigong (Revised Edition)
They were dedicated to the promotion of the combination of Daoism and Medical Qigong. During the Jin and Yuan dynasties a large number of followers of internal elixir Qigong emerged who devoted themselves to practice, research, and writing. With enhanced theory and practical forms, internal elixir Qigong gradually developed into a major division of Qigong. 5 A large amount of valuable Qigong literature was found in the extant Seven Tablets from the Cloudy Satchel or Yunji Qijian (云笈七笺),7 collected by Zhang Junfang (张君房) in the Northern Song dynasty, regarded as an outstanding Song dynasty text in the Daoist Canon and which won the title of “Minor Dao Collection” (小道藏).
Martial Arts Qigong called for sturdy and vigorous movements. Also, the horse-riding stance (Ma Bu) was used in many of the postures. Even the Literary (mild) Eight Pieces of Brocade (Wen Baduan, 文 八段) adopted some movements from the martial arts. The E-Mei 12 Stances were attributed to Zen master Baiyun (White Cloud Chanshi, 白云禅师) in the Southern Song dynasty and has been handed down to our day. The whole system comprised 12 different stances: Tianzi (Chinese character Tian, 天), Dizi (Chinese character Di, 地), Zhizi (Chinese character Zhi, 之), Xinzi (Chinese character Xin, 心), etc.
And an attentive mind, one that looks for the essence of a subject, is built on a foundation of tranquility. In summary, CMQ is an applied subject, with strong theory and practical skills, one that interfaces closely with other disciplines and is still in the early stages of development. To master CMQ , one needs to understand TCM, Qigong, related subjects, and the actual skills and practices of Qigong. One should develop a good command of the theory by reading extensively and reflecting with depth and diligence.
Chinese Medical Qigong (Revised Edition) by Tianjun Liu, Xiao Mei Qiang