Three Treasures Jing Qi and Shen

Before you start any Qigong training, you must first understand the three treasures San Bao, -f Jing essence, ft , Qi internal energy, , and Shen spirit, . They are also called the three origins or the three roots San Yuan, because they are considered the origins and roots of your life. Jing means the Essence, the most original and refined part of every thing. Jing exists in everything. It represents the most basic part of anything which shows its characteristics. Sperm is called Jing Zi f ,...

Qigong Training Theory

In Qigong training, you must understand the principle behind everything you are doing. The principle is the root of your practice, and it is this root which brings forth the results you want. The root gives life, while the branches and flowers results give only temporary beauty. If you keep the root, you can regrow. If you have just branches and flowers, they will die in a short time. Every Qigong form or practice has its special purpose and theory. If you do not know the purpose and theory,...

Regulating the Breath

Regulating breathing means to regulate your breath until it is calm, smooth, and peaceful. Only when you have reached this point will you be able to make the breathing deep, slender, long, and soft, which is required for successful Qigong practice. Breathing is affected by your emotions. For example, when you are angry, you exhale more strongly than you inhale. When you are sad, you inhale more strongly than you exhale. When your mind is peaceful and calm, your inhalation and exhalation are...

Definition of Qi and Qigong

In order to understand Qigong, you must first understand Qi. Qi is the energy or natural force which fills the universe. There are three general types of Qi. Heaven the sky or universe has Heaven Qi Tian Qi, which is made up of the forces which the heavenly bodies exert on the earth, such as sunshine, moonlight, and the moon's affect on the tides. The Earth has Earth Qi Di Qi, which absorbs the Heaven Qi, and is influenced by it. Humans have Human Qi Ren Qi, which is influenced by the other...

Sitting Eight Pieces of Brocade

Standing Qigong Rubbing The Essence Gate

Bi Mu Jing Zuo Close eyes and sit still Secret Words Close eyes and sit with deep mind, hands hold firm, mind is calm, and think concentrate on the Shen spirit . Practice Sit with your legs crossed and concentrate on your solar plexus. Your head should feel as if it were suspended, and your chest loose and relaxed. The waist and spine are easy and comfortable. Hold your hands in your lap Figure 3-1 . Your mouth is closed and the teeth are touching slightly. Regulate your breathing so that it is...