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Tao of Health, Longevity, and Immortality The Teachings of Immortals Chung and L�

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ISBN-10: 1570627258

ISBN-13: 9781570627255

Edition: 2000

Authors: Eva Wong

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Here is a classic Chinese text on the Taoist arts of longevity and immortality. The text dates from the Five Dynasties (907–960 C. E.) and is attributed to Chungli Ch'uan and Luuml; Tung-pin-two of the most popular figures of Taoism and Chinese culture. This text focuses on Taoist inner alchemy, a theory and method for transforming the mind from within by using practices such as breath control, calisthenics, meditation practices, and sexual alchemy (the method of gathering energy from a sexual partner). The teachings address the following topics: The nature of immortality and how it can be attained by realizing the laws of the Tao within us The art of health The art of longevity How to deal…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/5/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.55" wide x 8.46" long x 0.39" tall
Weight: 0.440

Translator's Introduction
The Teachings of the Tao As Transmitted by Chung and Lu
Heaven and Earth
The Great Tao
Heaven and Earth
Sun and Moon
The Four Periods of Time
The Five Elements
Fire and Water
Dragon and Tiger
The Medicines
Lead and Mercury
Extracting and Replenishing
The Waterwheel
Returning to the Elixir Fields
Refining the Body
Moving to the Primordial Regions
Internal Observation
Monsters and Obstacles
Experiences and Feedback