General Videos & Audio2021-08-02T17:36:48-07:00

General Video & Audio

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The videos on this page represent a broad selection of topics about Chinese medicine, ranging from Chinese herbal medicine and Daoist medicine to Chinese arts, culture and qigong.

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The Importance of Classical Chinese Medicine in Modern Times

February 24th, 2016|

National University of Natural Medicine, College of Classical Chinese Medicine
Total running time: 11 mins.

In this keynote speech at a recent Chinese medicine conference in Poland, Heiner Fruehauf spoke about the ancient core concepts of this dynamic medicine, and how utilizing the medicine in its intended classical forms (as a fully realized, potent system of medicine) is of great importance at a time when Western medicine and modern TCM are encountering limitations in treating the complex diseases of our time.

Chinese Medicine Blues

February 24th, 2016|

Eastern Currents
Total running time: 4 mins.

The British Chinese medicine expert Peter Firebrace is a dear friend of the community. In recent years, he has used his deep love for music to cover many of the perennial themes of Chinese medicine in witty and informative song compositions. CDs capturing more of his musical work can be obtained from in North America, and from in Europe.

Simple Facts About Tea (2 parts)

February 24th, 2016|

China’s pre-eminent tea scholar, Hunan
Total running time: 89 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, Translated into English
by Heiner Fruehauf

Join a delightful lecture and tea drinking session with China’s pre-eminent tea scholar, retired Prof. Shi Zhaopeng. On location at Jiashan Temple in Hunan Province, the origin of ceremonial tea drinking in the Zen tradition, he clarifies some basic facts about the production and degustation of different types of Chinese tea.

Calligraphy – A Meditation

February 24th, 2016|

Renowned calligrapher, Shaanxi Province
Total running time: 5 mins.

In the spirit of recognizing Chinese medicine as an art form embedded in traditional Chinese culture, presents another video about a key element of Chinese craftsmanship. Hu Baoqi, a well-known calligrapher from Shaanxi Province, introduces us to the concept of “flow” through his silent brush strokes.

“Galloping Horses” — Sound of the Erhu, China’s Most Emotional Instrument

December 24th, 2015|

Guangxi musician
Total running time: 3 mins.
English; music

Well-known Guangxi musician Wan Lanzhen plays the erhu, or two-stringed “Chinese violin”, displaying its versitility as an instrument commonly used in a variety of modern and classical Chinese music. (Introduced by Heiner Fruehauf)


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