Regulating the Body Tiao Shen

If the posture in meditation practice is incorrect, the body will be tense and this will affect the smooth Qi circulation and also disturb the mind. (When) shape (i.e. body posture) is not correct, then the Qi will not be smooth. (Conversely, when) the Qi is not smooth, the Yi (i.e. Wisdom Mind) will not be at peace. (When) the Yi is not at peace, then the Qi is disordered.18 From this, you can see that the purposes of regulating the body are 1. To find the most natural, relaxed, and...

Reverse Abdominal Breathing

(Emotionally Disturbed or the Mind has Intention of Yin or Yang) Neutral (inhalation and exhalation equal length) Yin Inhalation (Abdomen Withdraws, Huiyin Held Up Gently) Yang Exhalation (Abdomen Expands, Huiyin Pushed Out Gently) Body Yin (inhalation longer than exhalation) Inhalation Longer (Abdomen Withdraws, Huiyin Held Up Firmly) Exhalation (Abdomen Expands, Huiyin Relaxed) Body Yang (exhalation longer than inhalation) Inhalation (Abdomen Withdraws, Huiyin Held Up Gently) Exhalation...

Embryonic Breathing

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