Ling Shu or the Spiritual Pivot

ISBN-10: 0824826310
ISBN-13: 9780824826314
Edition: 1st 2002
Authors: Jing-Nuan Wu
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Introduction
The Vocabulary of the Ling Shu
Scroll One
Of Nine Needles and Twelve Source Pointsp. 1
The Roots of the Acupuncture Pointsp. 8
An Explanation of the Minute Needlesp. 15
The Noxious Qi's Disease Forms in the Viscera and Bowelsp. 19
Scroll Two
Roots and Endsp. 27
Longevity or Premature Death, To Be Hard or Softp. 31
On Governing the Needlesp. 35
The Roots of Spiritp. 39
From Beginning to Endp. 42
Scroll Three
The Major Channelsp. 50
The Separate Channelsp. 66
Rivers and Channelsp. 69
Scroll Four
The Muscle Channelsp. 72
Measurements in Reference to the Bonesp. 80
The Fifty Regulatorsp. 83
The Nourishing Qip. 85
The Limits of the Channelsp. 87
The Birth and Assembling of the Nourishing Qi and Protective Qip. 90
The Qi of the Four Seasonsp. 93
Scroll Five
The Five Evilsp. 96
Cold and Hot Diseasesp. 98
Madness and Insanityp. 102
Hot Diseasesp. 105
Perverse Diseasesp. 110
Diseases and Rootsp. 113
Assorted Diseasesp. 114
Circulatory Rheumatismp. 117
Questions on the Oral Teachingp. 119
Scroll Six
Teaching and Transmittingp. 123
The Partitions of Qip. 126
The Intestines and Stomachp. 128
The Balanced Man and Starvationp. 130
An Essay on the Seasp. 132
Five Rebellionsp. 134
An Essay on Swellingsp. 136
The Five Swellings, the Ferrying of Secretions and their Divisionsp. 139
The Five Examinations and the Five Emissariesp. 141
Rebellious or Smooth, Fat or Leanp. 143
An Essay on the Blood's Luo Channelsp. 146
Yin and Yang, Clear and Muddyp. 148
Scroll Seven
Yin and Yang and Their Connections to the Sun and Moonp. 149
The Propagation of Diseasep. 152
The Debauched Evil and the Development of Dreamsp. 154
The Smooth Flowing Qi Divides One Day Into Four Seasonsp. 156
External Measurementsp. 158
The Five Transformationsp. 160
The Body and the Viscerap. 163
Scroll Eight
Restrictions and the Major Channelsp. 169
The Five Colorsp. 172
A Discussion of Couragep. 177
The Back Shu Acupuncture Pointsp. 180
Protective Qip. 181
A Discussion of Painp. 183
The Allotted Year of a Man's Lifep. 184
Counterflow and Smooth Flowingp. 186
The Five Flavorsp. 187
Scroll Nine
Water Swellingsp. 189
The Thieving Windp. 191
The Protective Qi When Out of Its Usual Orderp. 192
The Jade Tabletsp. 195
The Five Prohibitionsp. 199
Moving and Transportingp. 201
An Essay on the Five Flavorsp. 203
Yin and Yang and Twenty-five Types of Menp. 205
Scroll Ten
The Five Tones and Five Flavorsp. 212
The Beginning of the Hundred Diseasesp. 216
The Actions of the Needlep. 220
Ascent Into the Diaphragmp. 222
Grief and Anger Without Wordsp. 224
Chills and Feverp. 225
The Evil Guestp. 226
Penetrating Heavenp. 231
Scroll Eleven
Sense and Capabilitiesp. 234
An Essay on Disease and on the Examination of the Cubit, the Elbow, and the Forearmp. 238
Acupuncture Methods, Genuine and Evil Qip. 241
The Movement of the Protective Qip. 249
The Nine Temples and Eight Windsp. 254
Scroll Twelve
An Essay on the Nine Needlesp. 258
An Essay on the Seasonal Dewsp. 264
A Discussion of Great Delusionsp. 269
Swellings and Suppurationsp. 272
The Five Actions and Shen Ke Cyclesp. 277
Ten Celestial Stems and Twelve Earthly Branchesp. 279
Acupuncture Points Mentioned in the Textp. 281
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