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 are simmered gently at this point. Each element is purified but is not so hotly fused that it loses its integrity and dissolves into ashes.
This formula is regarded as a highly secret method of Taoist meditation. In Chinese Philosophy each element corresponds to a particular organ. The Earth corresponds to the spleen, metal to the lungs, water to the kidneys, wood to the liver, and fire to the heart. The five elements interact with each other in three distinct ways: producing, overcoming, and threatening. The producing or creating cycle runs thusly: wood burns to make fire, the ashes decompose and seep into the earth, where are born and mined metals, which when melted become water (liquid), which nourishes trees and plants. The overcoming or destruction cycle runs thusly: wood is cut down by metal, fire is extinguished by water, earth is penetrated by wood, metal is melted by fire, and water is interrupted and cut off by earth.
The life cycle also has its relative elements thus: birth corresponds to wood, growth to fire, maturity to earth, harvest to metal and storage to water. In climatic types, wind corresponds to wood, heat to fire, dampness to earth, dryness to metal, and cold to water. Their corresponding emotions (sympathy, sadness, joy, anger, fear) blend one harmonious whole, raising the morale and encouraging kindness, gentleness, rightousness, respectfulness and humor. The formula of the five elements combined into one involves the mixing of the Yin and Yang to attain a higher state of bodily harmony and beauty. The ancient alchemical formula Solve Et Coagula corresponds to the second stage in the meditational forms.
In this stage you will realize the great use of the Five Elements which already exists in your body and which you may have studied but not understood experientially. The fusion of the elements, will provide you with such an experience. In this stage a cleansing of the whole body takes place. There may be much gas and bowel movements with very black, foul smelling stools.
Another six special routes must be opened, making eight routes in all. The first two are the Governor and Functional Channels. Next to be cultivated is the Chung-Ma.
The Chung-Ma, or Thrusting Route, which originates in the lower abdomen in the Hui-Yin and moves upward along two lines to the midpoint between the nipples where it spreads out to the shoulders and then joins at the collar bone. From there, it proceeds up to the face, crosses at the mouth and moves up to the point between the eyes and then up to the top of the head.
Another pathway of the Thrusting Route is started at the Yun-Chuan (the ground to earth), goes up the inside of the leg to the thigh and joins in the Hui-Yin. Starting at the Hui-Yin and running up through the center of the body, it passes through the large and small intestines, kidney, pancreas, liver, stomach, heart, lung, trachea, and up into the brain (pituitary, pineal and the middle brain up to the top of the head, Pai-Hui).
The second special route is the Tai-Ma. This energy channel originates at the ribs and circles the waist in ribbon-like bands. For this reason it is called the Belt Route. It is considered as a belt binding up the Yin and the Yang channels. This channel, when properly open, will spiral around the whole body. Looking down at the floor, the ribbon, as it were, would be seen to unwind going counter clockwise or right to left and proceeding up the length of the entire body, and joining all the body channels together. The spiraling is in a clockwise direction for women.
The third special route is the Yang-Chiao-Ma, the Positive Leg Route. It starts at the outer aspects of the two ankles and rises up the outside of the legs along the outer thighs. From the thighs it goes up to the hips, a strong absorbing energy center, the outer sides of the back and winds over the left and right shoulder, which are strong absorbing energy centers, whence it ascends along the neck to the corners of the mouth and enters into the eye-sockets and then over the forehead and skull to terminate in the medullar region.
The fourth special route is the Yin-Chao-Ma or Negative Leg Route. This channel originates at the center of the soles and turns along the inner sides of the ankles, rising up the inside of the legs. It passes from the inner thigh past the external genitalia and continues up to the chest, clavicle, throat and up to the face to the inner corners of the eyes. These routes are composed of two routes, one on each side and can be worked separately, also.
The fifth special route is the Yang-Wei-Ma. This starts at the front of the outer ankle and moves straight up the outside of the leg continues up the side, circles over the shoulder and proceeds up the side of the neck and face, over the forehead and skull, where it terminates in the medulla.
The sixth special route is the Yin-Wei-Ma. It starts on the inner shin and moves straight up the front of the body, over the knee, up the thigh, the side of the abdomen and chest and up to the nipples. From there it veers inwards towards the throat where it joins the Functional Meridian.
Thus, all of the energy passageways of the body are linked together in a network of the two Channels, the six special routes, and the twenty-four regular routes corresponding to the organs on each side. These passage ways are the superhighways, highways, and roads, respectively, of energy flow across the body.
This formula is called Siaow K'an Li in Chinese and involves a literal steaming of the sperm (Ching) into life force energy (Chi). One might otherwise say that this begins the transfer of the power of the sexual hormones into the whole body and brain. The crucial secret of this formula is to reverse the usual sites of Yin and Yang power, thereby provoking liberation of the sperm's energy.
The first and second books are the preparation of the paths for the greater energy flow of the sperm so that the body will be able to handle the great influx of energy (power which might correspond to the awakening of the Kundalini). This formula includes the cultivation of the root (the Hui-Yin) and the heart chakras and the transformation of the sperm energy to sperm power at the navel.
This inversion places the heat of the bodily fire beneath the coolness of the bodily water. Unless this inversion takes place, the fire simply moves up and burns the body out. The water (the sperm and seminal fluid) has the tendency to flow downward and out. When it dries out that is the end. This formula reverses the normal, energy-wasting relations by the highly advanced method of placing the water in a closed vessel (cauldron) in the body and then cooking the sperm with the fire beneath. If the water (sperm power) is not sealed, it will flow directly into the fire and extinguish it or itself be consumed. This formula preserves the integrity of both elements, thus allowing the steaming to go on for great periods of time. The essential formula is to never let the fire rise without having water to heat above it and to never allow the water to spill into the fire. Thus is produced a warm, moist steam containing tremendous energy and health benefits.
The second formula consists of:
(a) Mixing of the water (Yin) and fire (Yang) (or male and female) to give birth
(c) Opening the twelve major channels.
(d) Beginning of the half immortal (joining and sublimation of the body & soul)
(e) Circulate the power in the solar orbit (cosmic orbit)
(f) Turn back the flow of generative force to fortify the body and the brain and restore it to its original condition before puberty
(g) Gradually reduce food intake and depend on inner self, sun, moon and water, a beginning of the cosmic energy. (beginning of the Half Immortal).
Third Formula: Greater Enlightenment of Kan and Li
This formula comprises the Taoist Dah Kan Li (Ta K'an Li) practice. It uses the same energy relations of Yin and Yang inversion but increases to an extraordinary degree the amount of energy that may be drawn up into the body. At this stage, the mixing, transforming and harmonizing of the energy in the Solar Plexus (it might correspond to the Manipura Chakra) takes place. The increasing amplitude of power is due to the fact that the third formula draws Yin and Yang energy from within the body, whereas, the third formula draws the power directly from Heaven (above) and Earth (ground wire - Yang and Yin, respectively) and adds the elemental powers to those of one's own body. In fact, power can be drawn from any energy source, such as the moon, wood, earth, light, etc.
The Third formula consists of:
a. Moving the stove and changing the Cauldron.
b. Greater Water and Fire mixed (male & female intercourse).
c. Greater transformation of sperm power into the higher level.
d. Gathering the outer and inner alchemical agents to restore the generative force and invigorate the brain.
e. Cultivating the body and soul.
f. Beginning the refining of the sperm power (generative force, vital force, Ching Chi).
g. Absorbing Mother Earth (Yin) power and Father Heaven (Yang) power. Mixing with sperm power (body) and soul.
h. Raising the soul.
i. Retaining the positive generative force (seminal) force and keeping it from draining away.
j. Gradually do away with food and depend on self sufficiency and Universal energy (Breatherian).
Fourth Formula: Greatest Englightenment of Kan and Li
Greatest Yin And Yang Mixed II
This formula is Yin and Yang power mixed at a higher bodily center. This is to reverse the aging process, to re-establish the thymus glands to increase natural immunity. This means that the radiation of healing energy stems from a more powerful point in the body and provides vast benefits to the physical and etheric organism.
The Fourth Formula consists of:
a. Moving the stove and changing the Cauldron to the higher center.
b. Absorbing the Solar and Lunar power.
c. Greatest mixing, transforming, steaming and purification of sperm power (Generative Force), soul, Mother Earth, FatherHeaven, Solar and Lunar Power for gathering the Microcosmic inner alchemical agent.
d. Mixing the Visual power with the Vital power.
e. Mixing (sublimating) the body, soul and spirit, (True Breatherian).
This might correspond to the heart Chakra (Anathata).
Fifth Formula: Sealing of the Five Sense Organs
This very high formula effects a literal transmutation of the warm current or Chi into mental energy or energy of the soul. To do this we must seal the five senses, for each one is an open gate of energy loss. In other words, power flows out from each of the sense organs unless there is an esoteric sealing of these doors of energy movement. They must release energy only when specifically called upon to convey information. This might correspond to the Brow (Ajna) and Throat Chakra (Vissuddha).
Abuse of the senses leads to far more energy loss and degradation than people ordinarily realize. Examples of misuse of the senses are as follows: If you look too much, the seminal fluid is harmed; listen too much and the mind is harmed; speak too much and the salivary glands are harmed; cry too much and the blood is harmed; have sexual intercourse too often and the marrow is harmed, etc.
Each of the elements has its corresponding sense through which its elemental force may be gathered or spent. The eye corresponds to fire; the tongue to water; the left ear to metal; the right ear to wood; the nose to earth.
The Fifth formula consists of:
(a) Sealing the five thieves: ears, eyes, nose, tongue and body
(b) Controlling the heart, and seven emotions (pleasure,anger, sorrow, joy, love, hate, and desire)
(c) Unite, transmutes the inner alchemical agent into life preserving true vitality.
(d) Purifying the spirit.
(e) Raising and educating the spirit, stopping the spirit from wandering outside in quest of sense data.
(f) Do away with decayed food, depending on the un-decayed food, the universal energy is the True Breatharian.
The sixth, most advanced, formula is difficult to describe in words. It involves the incarnation of a male and a female entity within the body of the adept (this might correspond to the Crown Chakra, Sahasrara). These two entities have sexual intercourse within the body. It involves the mixing of the Yin and Yang powers on and about the crown of the head and being totally open to receive energy from above and regrowth of the pineal gland to its fullest use. When the pineal gland is at its fullest, it will serve as a compass to tell us in which direction our aspirations can be found. Taoist Esotericism is a method of mastering the spirit, as described in Taoist Yoga. Without the body, The Tao cannot be attained, But with the body, truth can never be realized. The practitioner of Taoism should preserve his physical body with the same care as he would a precious diamond because it can be used as a medium to achieve immortality. If, however, you do not abandon it when you reach your destination you will not realize the truth.
The sixth formula consists of:
(a) Mingling (uniting) the body, soul, spirit and the universe (Cosmic Orbit).
(b) Full development of the positive to eradicate the negative completely.
(c) Spirit returned to nothingness.
Seventh Formula: Reunion of Man and Heaven -True Immortal Man.
We compare the body to a ship and the soul to the engine and propeller of a ship. This ship carries a very precious and very large diamond, which it is assigned to transport to a very distant shore. If your ship is damaged (a sick and ill body), no matter how good the engine is, you are not going to get very far and may even sink. Thus we advise against spiritual training unless all of the channels in the body have been properly opened and have been made ready to receive the 10,000 or 100,000 volts of super power, which will pour down into them. The Taoist approach, which has been passed down to us for over 5,000 years, consists of many thousands of methods. The formulae and practices we describe in these books is based on such secret knowledge and the author's own experience in over ten years of study and of successfully teaching hundreds of students.
The main goal of Taoists:
1. This level - overcoming reincarnation.
2. Higher level - the immortal spirit.
3. Highest level - the immortal spirit and immortal body, like a mobile house to the spirit and soul.
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