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Cantong Qi: The Seal of the Unity of the Three

By |2020-07-24T03:36:41+03:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

The Cantong qi is deemed to be the earliest book on alchemy in China. The title has been variously translated as Kinship of the Three, Akinness of the Three, Triplex Unity, The Seal of the Unity of the Three, and in several other ways. The [...]

Tai Chi – An Internal Chinese Martial Art

By |2019-10-25T23:34:06+03:00October 25th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Tai chi, short for T'ai chi ch'üan or Tàijí quán, is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training, its health benefits, and meditation. The term taiji is a Chinese cosmological concept that refers to the flux of yin and yang, and [...]

The Meridian System in Traditional Chinese Medicine

By |2019-07-08T03:54:46+03:00July 5th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , |

The meridian system, also called channel network is a concept in traditional Chinese medicine about a path through which the life-energy is known as "qi" flows. Despite ongoing research into the existence of meridians, no convincing scientific evidence has been put forward for their existence. Major [...]

What is Polarity Therapy and Its Benefits

By |2018-10-11T16:03:19+03:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Polarity Therapy is a mixture of both Eastern and Western energy therapies. It is based on the belief in an electromagnetic energy field that surrounds the body and moves between the poles of the body. Health is experienced when the energy flow is balanced and [...]

Color Orange Meanings

By |2018-07-15T16:39:50+03:00July 15th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The color orange is a power color. Although the color red is associated with fiery, burning heat, the orange color is softer and is more connected to the warmth of the sun. Orange is still an active, vibrant color and associated with movement, but it [...]

Yin Yoga: Everything We Need to know

By |2018-02-04T00:32:37+03:00February 4th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Yin Yoga, a less popular style of yoga in the west is an approach that some may have never even heard of. One that in my experience, takes many a few times to really warm up to and even understand Initially called “Daoist” yoga this [...]

Symbolism of Colors According to The Five Elements in Chinese Philosophy

By |2020-01-03T01:49:09+03:00December 20th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

Before the Five Elements Theory was used and according to Taoists’ believe, there were only two colors: opposing, yet complementary principles, black and white, yin- yang. With the establishment of the Five Elements Theory, the spectrum of colors was enlarged, leading to the use of [...]

History and Origin of Chinese Feng Shui

By |2019-12-17T02:42:28+03:00August 11th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Feng shui is also known as 'Kanyu' which is the art of placing and situating a building so that it is in harmony with its surroundings. According to feng shui, cultural and social issues are influenced by natural, metaphysical and cosmological factors. To use feng [...]

Yin Yang: A Symbol of Balance and Harmony

By |2020-07-21T04:20:44+03:00February 7th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Yin Yang explain the constantly changing state of the universe, but yet maintaining its oneness. Yin-Yang is a deeply rooted concept in Taoist philosophy, representing the constant state of change or duality in the universe forming a whole. It describes how opposite forces are interconnected [...]