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  1. Chakra and Dan Tian

    Hello, I am new to taoist alchemy and i am trying to practice Mo Pai. I have read different books about these subjects but still there is something i don't have grasped. Is there any relationship between Chakras and Dan Tians? If i have understood correctly, Dan Tians are like containers of energy: the lower one is below the navel and is the bigger one that store Jing the most raw energy, then on the chest there is the middle one that refines the lower Jing into Qi and stores it; then between the eyebrows there is the upper dan tian that refines the lower Qi into Shen and stores it. The Chakras are like wheels of energy. About their numer there are lot of ideas but we can say there are 7 major chakras along the spine and then lot of minor chakras all over the body like for example the ones on the palms of hands. How these systems interact between each other? Thank you
  2. Hello everyone, Do you know about the use of magnets in the mat to improve the sitting practice? I just read it in a longemen pai blog written by a member called Ken that was part of this forum few years before, here is a quote: Would be great to have this "boosted" mat or reproduce it just by buying magnets and place them in a right pattern to create the right energetic field. Any comment or suggestions about this will be appreciated!
  3. Organ meditations

    Great to hear your experience! Which book do you suggest from Gilles Marin to learn this exercises?
  4. Taiji Master fighting MMA guy

    This is Deng Ming-Dao
  5. You can find some good description in this blog http://longmenpai.blogspot.co.uk/2011/06/personal-guidance-part-3.html Here is called SHO, Small Heavenly Orbit
  6. Taiji Master fighting MMA guy

    I have found this comment on the same video on Youtube. What do you think about that?
  7. Yes Spotless, this is the reason why I enquired because if someone has not the ability to see/feel the energy shift then is not good. Master Wang has of course this (and much more) abilities so he organized everything in the way that works. I've read that also his bed is full of magnets and a normal person cannot sleep in it because it feels to energetic. I guess that we live in a world where it's very rare to be able to go to the mountain and meditate for weeks, months or even years so we try to do our best using the good thing that sometime our modern techonology offers.
  8. Thank you very much Superfaz29! Can you provide the link for buying the magnets or specify how many gauss they are? If you want to discuss a bit of the theory I will be very interested (not bored at all)!
  9. Hello, Yesterday I found out a video of Sifu Zhou that shows the external powers reached through the practice I found out to have a friend on facebook that met him and she reported that even if she was impressed by his ability shown on the stage then she went to have a private session with him the next day and he asked her 300€ per 20 minutes and she was quite deluded about it. What do you think about it? I think that everyone needs money, so the fact is not that someone should not charge, but that if there is a line between helping people and taking advantage over people.
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  11. It seems that synchronicities happen more and more after we start focusing on them, that is the same that happens when we want remember dreams or have a lucid dreams. For example years ago after watching The Celestine Prophecy I began to experience lot of "coincidences" much more than before. I don't know if that is because we just notice them or because we "create" them in a way or something else to do like with quantum field connection, everything is one and all that stuff.
  12. Hello, Few years ago I was researching a lot about hollow earth. One day I found out reading online that among the few accesses that are considered to bring to the hollow earth one is in Mato Grosso, Brazil. After I finished reading I look out of the window next to the desk and I see a huge label "Mato Grosso" on a truck parked just in front of the house. I was shocked! Never ever seen before and since.
  13. Breathing into LDT

    I did reverse breathing into LDT for few days, and I started having a bit of stomach ache and a general bad feeling. Can they be correlated? That didn't happen when I was doing the natural breathing.
  14. How much money should a master charge

    Thanks to all the great replies! Yeh the private session was for healing. She didn't mention any particular pathology that needed to be cure but I guess that everyone would give it a go after all the show and advertising of healing benefits (maybe no if the price was revelead in advance LOL) About the practice lot of masters say that in the presence of him there are much more improvements that practicing alone as his energetic fields allow some changes in our energetic body. I think this is true but again I don't know what is the line between helping people and taking advantage over people in relation to the money asked.
  15. Breathing into LDT

    Yeh I don't know how much is productive imagination in Daoist practice. Focus and breathing is the practice or there is something else to add to the cultivation of the LDT?
  16. Breathing into LDT

    I have read that is 1.3 inch below the belly button, but then John Chang said that everyone has a different position for the LDT, for example he mentioned that indians have upper/lower (i don't remember which one of these) than the chinese. I still don't feel it, but i focus in the area under the belly button.. so as you said with the practice it should reveal to me soon or later
  17. Hello, I am reading Ling Bao Tong Zhi Neng Nei Gong of Wang Liping and I am trying to practice the excercises suggested. I have a doubt about the position of the tongue during the meditation. It’s written that it has to touch the soft palate behind the frontal teeths: that mean that we should turn the tongue back with the bottom side of the tongue touching the palate OR that we should move as back as possible the tongue and touch the palate with the top side of the tongue? Thank you very much!!!
  18. Breathing into LDT

    Thank you Rakiel. Could you say that the reverse breathing is functional to improve the effects of the practice?
  19. Breathing into LDT

    Some masters advice to use a reverse breathing when focusing on the LDT: belly in - air in; belly out - air out. Does anyone practice that? As it is an unnatural breathing I would like an opinion about it
  20. Hello, We cannot deny that food has a big impact on the mind and on our health, and science is more and more recognizing it. What should be the best diet for someone who is on a Daoist practice? For sure I would say not to eat to much in order to not fill full and tired after the meal, but a part from that there are foods to avoid and good foods I guess. In particular after reading a book of Wang Liping in which he was talking about vegetables and grains I started to have an idea about it, but then when I read that his main diet is on bean curd I was a bit puzzled. According to my studies tofu (bean curd) is quite unhealthy because unfermented soy is rich in antinutrients and hormons-like compounds. I am reading that exists also fermented bean curd that should be ok, but in the book the "fermented" part was not mentioned. Would be great to know your opinions and ideas about it. Thank you!
  21. Diet and Daoist practice

    Thank you Yueya, very interesting! I'll buy the book to read the rest of it
  22. I advice you the book "The Magus of Strovolos"
  23. It's a very interesting subjects dreams. When I was a teenager and I was doing lot of meditation and energetic exercises I experienced lucid dreams and OBE. I guess for Qi Gong practise is the same: where there is more energy in the body you have more dreams. Or to say it better, dreams are more powerful and there is the ability to remember them. As awaken said, another explanation could be that when you move lots of energy in the body-mind you also trigger and unlock physical-psychological blocks and tension that may be experience as dreams. According to essene tradition dreams are a way to practice in another dimension and can be a very powerful tool in the personal growth. I don't know if the Daoist canon the dream subject has been taken into account as would be interested to know what is it's point of view of it.
  24. Diet and Daoist practice

    Thanks to all the replies, lots of good insights. Wang Liping also indirectly says that grain free and vegetable-based diet is the best because the human body has three parassites that are fed by grains. I also thrive with grain-free diet, especially gluten-free is good for me. It's clear also for me that different people have different costitutions so there is no universal diet for everyone. Also seems to me that in chinese medicine foods can be associated also to organs and maybe if someone needs to improve or heal a certain aspect of his body will feel drawn to that particular food. I agree that meditation and fasting are a good way to reset the body to the crap-processed-full-of-toxins food and be attracted to the real healthy food. About unfermented soy there is lot of debate and I cannot share my experience as it's not part of my diet.
  25. Replenishing jing

    Thank you! I didn't know this thing about dampness.. There is a list of food that you would advice to replenish jing or at least avoiding its depletion? Would you say then that focusing in the lower dantien helps with Jing? Or is better to focus on kidneys and do the breathing? I remember that there are also qi gong exercises for bladder for example, maybe they are good