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Quiet Sitting: The Daoist Approach for a Healthy Mind and Body

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Quiet Sitting: The Daoist Approach for a Healthy Mind and Body

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    Chen Yingning(Author) Jiang Weiqiao(Author)
Jing Gong (quiet sitting) has been shrouded in mysticism since it traveled out of the Far East and across the shores to the West. Along the way, new schools of thought developed and the essential keys to the simple practice that is Jing Gong had been lost. Quiet Sitting: The Daoist Approach for a Healthy Mind and Body Appr is a combination oach of two translated texts from two of the most famous Jing Gong pioneers in China during the early 20th century. This no-frills handbook is essential to anyone who is interested in the Eastern technique of breathing for a healthy mind and body. Free of esoteric words and phrases, this book offers beginner students a basic, yet powerful, knowledge of the breath: where it comes from, how it is distributed throughout the body, and how to harness it to heal from within.

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  • By Guest on 4 March 2017

    An outstanding little book. Its very well written, easy to follow and answers many questions. In addition the breathing exercises are also explained.

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