Why do I feel tired after Meditating

The warm current concentration is an exercise of the mind, which directs the current and burns large quantities of energy in the course of purifying the nervous systems of the organism. During the early stages of practice you will be doing a great deal of repair work on your body. After concentrating you may feel tired or experience some soreness in your back. The Taoist rebirth process explains itself. It is a means whereby the sick and damaged body recreates the life process to that of a...

Seminal Kung Fu Taoist Secret of Energy

For more than 5,000 years of Chinese history, the no outlet method of retaining the seminal fluid during the act of love has remained a deep secret. At first it was practiced exclusively by the Emperor and his innermost circle. Then it passed from father to chosen son alone, excluding wives, daughters and other family members. The method permits a man to retain bodily secretions which are an invaluable source of energy when stored and recirculated to the vital centers. Sages of all time and...

Beginners Reverse the Chi Flow

Easiest of all, however, and most recommended for beginners who are often unable to send the energy through the palate, is to return the energy to the navel along the same route it came from. Simply reverse the flow of the chi and take it back down the spine and continue all the way to the feet. Then bring it up your front to the navel, throat, and palate. Practice the following sequence to drain excess energy collected in the head and circulate it to the Door of Life and the soles of the feet....

Personal Experiences with the Microcosmic

Master Chia When I first came to the U.S. I practiced acupuncture. In time I discovered that many of my patients had been referred to me by a doctor who was interested in Chi Kung. Whenever he had problem patients who didn't respond to conventional western medicine, he sent them to me. Many of them responded quite well to what I had to offer. Now I've been in this country for about four years and it was at least two years before I met the good doctor. He was excited about the way many of his...

Stimulate the Pancreas

When you concentrate on the Chi-chung adrenal gland , you also activate or stimulate the pancreas. Like the adrenal glands, the pancreas is involved in blood sugar level and concentration on this point may have a normalizing effect. Whether this can help those who have diabetes would have to be born out by extended tests with many subjects under controlled conditions for a considerable period of time. However, without doubt, there would be improvement in the condition. As you continue...

Prepare to Circulate the Chi Energy

Tongue Position Tai Chi

The key to Chi circulation is deep relaxation in order to circulate the warm current you must be calm within yourself. If you are distracted by the television, passing cars, or your unmade bed, your mind will turn outwards and you will be unable to focus on your energy. As you progress you will learn to ignore the distractions and will be able to meditate anywhere, but in the beginning choose a quiet spot and a special time. The more comfortable the atmosphere the more easily you can...

Begin the Orbit Open the Front Channel the Functional

Sole The Foot And Pressure Points

The functional channel meridian runs down the front of the body and is yin, female, or cold in quality the governor channel at the back is yang, male, or hot. When joined, these two form the Micro-cosmic Orbit which links with all the vital organs of the body. By completing this route, the yin and yang mix in harmony, enabling you to increase your energy flow, and send energy, hormones, and vitality throughout your body. In this way energy can be collected, transformed and absorbed where...

Fourth Energy Center Chang Chiang Coccyx

Points Acupressure Coxis

The fourth energy center point is the Chang-Chiang Woii Lui at the coccyx. This point is very important because it is here that the power is either returned to the body or lost. When the generative power sperm power is returned, it passes through this canal and into the spinal cord and then to the brain. This has been called the Passage to the Door of Life and Death because it is here that the warm current is said to enter the central nervous system. When you have concentrated for some time you...

Table of Energy Centers

Mingmen Spinal Gates

Swadisthana Over The Spleen Social Splenic Chung-Chi, CO-3 Four tsun below the Umbilicus Kuan-Yuan CO-4 Three tsun below the navel, female ovaries energy center 3. Gate of Mortality Door of Death amp Life Hui-Yin, CO-1 In the center of the perineum, midway between anus amp scrotum in the male and the posterior labial commissure in the female. Bulbourethral gland, ending of the nerves vessels, testes Chang-Chiang, CO-1 At the lower end of the coccyx between the tip of the coccyx and the anus....

Ninth Energy Center Yin TangBrow Point between Eyes

The Yin-tang is the pituitary gland and is called the Tsu Chiao or the Original Cavity of the Spirit by Taoists. In fact, there are many names for it in the Taoist Encyclopedia Life Palace, Yu Ting, Jade Cauldron, etc. . This point is located between the eyebrows, above the nasal cavity. It is the master endocrine control gland, regulating growth, gonadal function, the adrenals and the thyroid. It is said to govern the forebrain, vision, the right eye, as well as being the seat of love,...

What is Chi or Electro Magnetic Life Force

Chi, otherwise called the Warm Current, Kundalini Power or electromagnetic life force, is very difficult to describe because this energy, or life force, cannot be seen. However, we can feel the life force in the body. In the early days of Tao, chi was expressed as nothing in the top portion of the Chinese pictogram and as fire in the lower part, so that no fire might be conceived of as defining Chi. More contemporary Taoist sources classify many kinds of Chi. There is pre-nature Chi, the kind...

Taoist Esoteric Yoga Course Offerings

There were original nine Taoist Esoteric Yoga Centers in the U.S. offering personal instruction in various practices ranging from the Microcosmic Orbit to Tai Chi Chuan, Pakua, Hsing I. Taoist Esoteric Warm Current Meditation as these practices are also known, awakens, circulates, directs and preserves the generative life force called chi through the major acupuncture meridians of the body. At progressive stages, dedicated practice of this ancient esoteric system eliminates stress and nervous...

Tenth Energy Center Tongue to the Palate

Qigong Tongue

In the beginning, place the tip of your tongue just behind your front teeth later you will transmit more energy if you place it in the middle of the soft palate or even further back along the roof of the mouth . The palate links the front and back channels, and the tongue on the palate links the switch that enables the energy to flow in a complete circuit. If you watch sleeping babies you will see that often they keep their tongue on the roof of their mouths. They know instinctively how to...

Seminal and Ovarian Kung Fu

This ancient Taoist yoga practice sublimates and transforms sexual energy through its circulation in the Microcosmic Orbit. The conservation of this precious, biochemical force has been recognized by sages of various esoteric traditions as a major revitalizing factor in the physical health and spiritual development of both men and women. The turning back and circulation of this generative force from the sexual energy centers to the higher centers invigorates and rejuvenates all the body's vital...

Endocrine Glands and Taoist Energy Centers

The hormones are chemical messengers produced by the endocrine glands in minute quantities but eventually affecting every single cell of your body. The secretions of the endocrine glands empty directly into the blood where they find their way to various organs, stimulating or suppressing them, or in some way influencing their activity. In the Taoist Esoteric System the energy centers do not belong to the physical body at all but are regarded as adjuncts of the vital body, which are set apart...

Eleventh Energy Center Hsuan Chi Throat

Solar Plexus Tan Tian

The Hsuan-Chi is the energy center of the thyroid and parathyroid glands. Concentrating here will often cause coughing or difficulty in breathing. When the energy pushes up through the throat and enters the mouth some people have been known to cough up dark, sticky mucous. This is considered to be characteristic of the clearing of this energy center and this leads to a free flow of energy from the throat to the tongue. Most people feel more calm and less worried when this energy flows from the...

Taoist Yoga and the Kundalini

Although Hatha Yoga became known in America in the 1930's, it was not until the late 1960's and 70's that attention began to focus on the higher stages of yogic development in which a phenomenon occurs known as awakening of the kundalini. The kundalini is the sudden release of vast untapped reservoirs of creative energy that transports an ordinary human being into states of higher consciousness and bestows upon him or her unique creative pow ers. A person who has attained full command of this...

Seven Formulas of the Seven Books of the

First Formula Fusion of the Five Elements This formula literally combines the separate energies of the five principal elements into one harmonious whole. The meditation has a particularly powerful filtering and purifying effect upon the human nervous system. The Earth is the Mother of all the elements. All life springs from her generative womb. This reunites the other four elements of Chinese cosmogeny with the mothering Earth. Thus, metal, wood, water and fire are drawn back into the earth and...

Awaken the Chi Life Energy

Chi Energy Flow

Meditation, properly speaking, is the stilling of the mind. Most of the meditation techniques taught today still the mind using one of two basic approaches. The first is the Zen approach of silent sitting, facing a blank wall until the mind becomes blank. You sit until the moment of pure awareness arrives, even if it takes twenty years. The second is the Mantra approach, in which the mind is rhythmically lulled to sleep with sounds or images. After thousands of repetitions the body begins to...

Cleansing Process Belching and Diarrhea

People who, develop belching and diarrhea during practice might think that it is due to something that they have eaten. This is not the case, however. When the power starts to flow, it acts as a cleansing and filtering agent for the body and the organs. The diarrhea that ensues is not the usual kind. After it is over you will feel very energetic and internally light and clean. You may feel a little weaker but you will feel much better than you can recall. Your stool may be very dark and sticky....

Dah Uh Gong Nei Kung Five Finger Kung Fu

The Dah Uh Gong Nei Kung stytem integrates both static and dynamic exercise forms in order to cultivate and nourish Chi which accumulates in the organs, penetrates the fascia, tendons and muscles, finally reaches the hands and fingers. Practitioners of body-centered therapies and various Healing Arts such as chiropractic medicine, polarity therapy, shiatsu and Swedish massage will benefit from this technique. Practiced sequentially, it functions to expand and relax the breath, calm the mind and...

Fifth Energy Center Ming Men Opposite Navel Point On Spine

Ming Men Localisation

This point is the Ming Men, the Door of Life. It is the midpoint of the kidney, between L2 and L3 on the vertebrae. It is at this point that kidney power is concentrated. The left kidney is Yin and the right is Yang and at the center point is a balance between the two. The Ming Men the main power point of the body then, is the harmony point, containing Yin power. When you concentrate here, the power rises up the back or descends to the feet. This helps to prevent some of the side effects that...