Religion

When asked by his disciple Zi Lu how to serve deities and gods, Confucius rebuked him We haven 't served Man enough, how could we serve deities Some Qigong practitioners like burning incense and kow-towing to deities. Not knowing much about the history of Qigong, they think that Qigong's roots are in Buddhist and Taoist religion. It is uue that Taoist classics contain a lot of Qigong literature, hut Taoism as a religion came into existence much later than Qigong. Taoist ideas as embodied in a...

Longevity

Reaching The Sky

How to achieve a long life has been a question that has been asked for thousands of years. Today are we any closer to the answer Why do some people live longer than others There are of course a large number of factors involved in deciding the answer to such a question. For instance it is obvious that smoking can seriously affect how long you live as can being run over by a bus. However, this kind of information only goes so far in describing why some people live longer than others. It tells us...