On Acupuncture

2021-06-10T17:49:57-07:00Tags: , , , , , |

LIU LIHONG
Institute for the Clinical Research of Classical Chinese Medicine, Guangxi University of TCM

Dr. Liu Lihong has become a household name in China since the publication of Sikao zhongyi, his inspirational best-seller on Chinese medicine 18 years ago (available in English translation under the title Classical Chinese Medicine). Originally an expert in herbal medicine, Dr. Liu has recently shifted his educational and clinical focus to a Daoist system of acupuncture called Huangdi Neizhen (The Yellow Emperor’s Inner Transmission of Acupuncture). In this month’s presentation he will share some of his insights into the art and science of classical acupuncture and the Neizhen system in particular.

Total running time: 1 hr.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

Medicine and the Dao: New Reflections on the Relationship Between Two Vital Aspects of Chinese Culture (3 Parts)

2021-06-11T16:02:41-07:00Tags: , , , , , |

WANG QINGYU
Sichuan Academy of Cultural History,
Department of Martial Arts & Nourishing Life


HEINER FRUEHAUF
National University of Natural Medicine, College of Classical Chinese Medicine

After a similar lecture series Daoist Medicine: the Alchemical and Shamanic Root of Chinese Medicine that we offered 10 years ago, Prof. Wang Qingyu, China's premier expert of Daoist medicine and the ancient science of nourishing life is back with us at the ripe age of 80 to give us another round of reflections on his favorite topic.

Total running time: 3 hrs. 5 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

Practical Guidelines for the Therapeutic Benefits of Daoist Qigong

2021-06-14T19:24:15-07:00Tags: , , , |

WANG QINGYU
Sichuan Academy of Cultural History, Department of Martial Arts and Nourishing Life
Total running time: 12 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English
by Heiner Fruehauf

In this presentation, one of the few remaining masters of authentic Daoist practices in the tradition of the Yijin jing (Tendon and Sinew Changing Classic) is sharing valuable insights into the ancient medical art of Qigong.

Daoist Medicine: An Introduction

2021-06-14T19:39:25-07:00Tags: , , , |

WANG QINGYU AND HEINER FRUEHAUF
Sichuan Academy of Cultural History, Department of Martial Arts and Nourishing Life / National University of Natural Medicine, College of Classical Chinese Medicine
Total running time: 8 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

Presentation about the root of Chinese medicine by one of China's only remaining elders of Daoist medicine.

Li Jie: The Life Story of a Forgotten 20th Century Master of Nourishing Life

2020-09-17T19:14:36-07:00Tags: , , , , , , |

Adapted and Translated from Biographical Texts by Gui Shouzhen, Wang Qingyu and Wang Chunwu

BY HEINER FRUEHAUF
National University of Natural Medicine,
College of Classical Chinese Medicine


The Hermit With the Ubiquitous Smile (Huanxi Daoren), Master Li Jie, also carried the epithets Taiqing (Supreme Purity) and Yonghong (Eternally Magnificent). He was born in Mingjing Village of Jiangyou County in Sichuan Province during the 2nd year of the Qing dynasty emperor Guangxu’s reign (1876). There, he is remembered as a child of extraordinary intelligence with an interest in martial arts, especially stick and sword forms. At age 7 he entered into private education, and eventually passed the test to become a mandarin of the first degree (Xiucai) at age 25. He was the first person ever in Mingjing Village who achieved this official rank, and with it came the love and adoration of his community. Afterwards, he worked as a teacher in local private schools around the counties of Jiangyou and Jiange.

The Role of Fasting in Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Bigu (2 parts)

2021-06-11T16:03:10-07:00Tags: , , , |

LIU LIHONG
Institute for the Clinical Research of Classical Chinese Medicine, Guangxi University of TCM

The practice of fasting for cleansing and longevity purposes used to play an important role in the hygiene rituals of Daoist medicine. In this presentation, one of China's leading China's experts on the forgotten modalities of classical Chinese medicine introduces a traditional fasting system from a lineage healing with "bigu" in mainland China.

Total running time: 100 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

A Die Aufzeichung vom Luofluss

2017-04-01T19:27:43-07:00Tags: , , , , , , |

BY LIU YIMING
(18th century)

For our German speaking audience, Liu is the most influential Daoist writer and commentator in the last 500 years. He is known for translating some of the esoteric and highly symbolic concepts of Daoism into clear language. His commentary on the River Map is a vital piece for the understanding of yin/yang and Five Phase Element theory.

GERMAN TRANSLATION BY BENJAMIN WITT

Liu Yiming: Die Flusskarte

2017-04-01T19:31:50-07:00Tags: , , , , , , |

BY LIU YIMING
(18th century)

Liu is the most influential Daoist writer and commentator in the last 500 years. He is known for translating some of the esoteric and highly symbolic concepts of Daoism into clear language. His commentary on the River Map is a vital piece for the understanding of yin/yang and Five Phase Element theory.

GERMAN TRANSLATION BY BENJAMIN WITT

The Dao of Healing (2 Parts)

2021-06-11T16:04:24-07:00Tags: , , , |

ABBOT FU YUANFA
Yuntai Guan Monastery, Sichuan, China

Daoist medicine is the mysterious precursor of Chinese medicine, a vast yet barely researched field of traditional medical science. Abbot Fu Yuanfa of the Yuntai Guan monastery in Sichuan gives a lively account of his medical and spiritual studies with his master, the legendary master healer Li Zhenguo. He outlines the importance of personal cultivation and intention in healing, as well as several profound yet simple principles for treating with herbs.

Total running time: 127 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

The Bagua in Your Hand: Practical Applications of Daoist Medicine (2 Parts)

2021-06-11T16:04:57-07:00Tags: , , |

WANG QINQYU
Sichuan Academy of Cultural History,
Department of Martial Arts & Nourishing Life


In these presentations, a follow-up to last year’s 4-part series The Alchemical and Shamanic Root of Chinese Medicine, China’s premier expert on the Daoist origins of Chinese medicine introduces the basic parameters of palm diagnosis.

Total running time: 73 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

Daoist Medicine Series: The Alchemical and Shamanic Root of Chinese Medicine (4 Parts)

2021-06-11T16:05:23-07:00Tags: , , |

WANG QINGYU
Sichuan Academy of Cultural History,
Department of Martial Arts & Nourishing Life


In these informative presentations, China’s premier expert of Daoist medicine and the ancient science of nourishing life gives an enlightening account of the ancient roots of Chinese Medicine and an overview of some of the primary healing modalities of Daoist Medicine.

Total running time: 4 hrs. 18 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

On Cultivation and the Spirit of Chinese Medicine

2021-06-11T16:05:48-07:00Tags: , , , , |

WANG QINGYU
Sichuan Academy of Cultural History,
Department of Martial Arts & Nourishing Life


In this lively presentation, China’s premier expert of Daoist medicine and the ancient science of nourishing life gives a highly personal account of the role of personal cultivation and the acquisition of practitioner knowledge in the traditional teacher–disciple relationship.

Total running time: 1 hr. 17 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English by Heiner Fruehauf

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