The Buddhas Guardiansexercise Jin Gang Gong

According to legend, Jin Gang Gong was created by a general of the Qing Dynasty 1644-1911 A.D. . This general was proficient in both Qigong and medical skills. He later shaved his head and became a monk. This school of exercise was established by successors through selection. It consists of three steps. As with other exercises, it stresses the regulation of the heart, the body and the breath. The exercise should be done with relaxed body and soft breath, and without distracting thoughts. a. The...

Coronary Heart Disease

Coronary heart disease coronary arteriosclerotic heart disease is a kind of disease caused by factors which can lead to coronary arteriosclerosis, disturb the coronary arterious blood circulation, produce a contradiction between supply and consumption, and a lack of blood and oxygen to the heart muscle. As a result, normal heart function is disturbed and the heart will change pathologically. Usually it is caused by long-term and excessive nervousness, excessive mental work and shortage of...

The Commonlyused Points and Manipulations

Guanchong Point

The point massage can dredge the circulation of qi and blood, clear and activate the meridians and collaterals and strengthen the immunological and disease-resisting abilities of the body. It can also regulate qi and blood, balance yin and yang, enhance the body resistance to eliminate the pathogenetic factors, mobilize the potential energy of the body to achieve the goal of fighting against diseases and prolonging life. However manipulation and a correct selection of points according to the...

Longevity Exercise Chang Shou Gong

Taijiquan Taichichuan

Chang Shou Gong has been popular in the Taihu Lake Taihu Region of South China for a long time. It is characterized by integration of mobile and quiescent exercises, convenience for practice both on land or in a boat, providing firmness and gentleness, and all-round positive effects. When it is practised persistently, the diseases may be cured and prolonging of life obtained. 1 The preparatory posture. Calm the mind and concentrate the thoughts, but do not be slack. Let Baihui face the sky....

Sinewtransforming Exercise Yi Jin Jing

Jin Jing Exercises

Yi Jin Jing evolved and developed from the Daoyin Fa method of breathing and physical exercise therapy and Tuna Fa method of inspiration and expiration of the ancient Yangsheng Shu exercise for health cultivation . It is said that it was created by the eminent monk Damo of the Shaolin Temple in the Liang Dynasty 502-557 A.D. and Chen Bo of the Song Dynasty 960-1279 A.D. in the course of their exercises. It has been one of the methods of physical exercise beloved by Chinese people for centuries....

Prolapse Of Lumbar Intervertebral Disc

Prolapsus Lumbar Exercise

Prolapse of the lumbar intervertebral disc, also called prolapse of the nucleus pulposus of the lumbar intervertebral disc, is common in young and middle aged people. Patients feel pain on one side of the waist and leg. If not treated in time, The main symptom is' pain on one side of the waist and radiating pain in one leg, or a numb, cold and swollen feeling in the affected leg. Qigong exercises should be used when symptoms and signs are relieved after massage treatment. a Hip bone moving...

The Twelve Regular Meridians

The Large Intestine Meridian

The twelve regular meridians include the three yin meridians of the hand the lung, the pericardium and the heart , and the three yang meridians of the hand the large intestine, the Sanjiao and the small intestine , the three yang meridians of the foot the stomach, the gallbladder and the bladder , and three yin meridians of the foot the spleen, the liver and the kidney . Since they belong to the twelve visceral organs and are the major trunks in the jingluo system, they are called zheng jing...

The Five Animals Frolic Wu Qin Xi

Five Animals Frolic Chi Kung

Wu Qin Xi was created by the most famous master of medicine, Hua Tuo, of the Three Kingdoms 220-280 A.D. by imitating the movements of five kinds of bird and beast the bear, tiger, monkey, deer and crane and combining the characteristics of the human body. It works well for health care. Wu Pu, one of the disciples of Hua Tuo, practised this exercise for building a good physique and he could hear and see well, had firm teeth and looked like a middle-aged man even when he was more than ninety....

Harmonization Exercise Tiao He Gong

Tiger Qigong

Tiao He Gong is an auxiliary exercise practised after ending of Qigong. It can be used for prevention of side-effects during performing Qigong. It was created according to expositions on cultivation, conserving health, methods of breathing and so on as found in the oldest medical book now extant in China, the Classics of Internal Medicine, and according to practical experience of curing diseases by massage. It is a kind of simple and practical exercise for health care. The maneuvres of the...

Qigong Therapy For Some Common Diseases And Serious Diseases

Qigong not only has curative effect on many common and frequently-occuring diseases, but also on some complicated diseases. At the same time, different Qigong exercises have different functions and effects, and so one should choose Qigong therapy according to his health condition and the characteristics of the disease in order for best results. In addition, during treatment by Qigong, one should avoid debilitating factors. For example, an ulcer patient should avoid taking raw, cold and pungent...