Chinese Healing Exercises: The Tradition of Daoyin 9780824861858

Daoyin, the traditional Chinese practice of guiding the qi and stretching the body is the forerunner of Qigong, the mode

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Table of contents :
Contents
List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. Early Medical Manuscripts
2. Officials, Hermits, and Ecstatics
3. The Exercise Classic
4. Pathways to Immortality
5. Modern Precursors
6. Daoyin Today
Conclusion
Original Sources
Bibliography
Index

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