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  1. Are they built differently, or do they have different voltage? I just read on this topic: and the author says the right vagus nerve us normally unmyelinated, which is surprising.
  2. Sorry, I think I was looking at a different study. Seems like you’re right anyway. 1. I’m curious how this is relevant. What good does inhibiting sympathetic activity (I assume this means decreasing its electric conductivity) do? 2. If not ejaculating and not seeing beautiful women is what builds lecithin, and lecithin is what builds qi through the myelination of the nerves, then why don’t disabled people, monks, and similar people have lots of qi? I’m sure at least a third of those people are in situations where they cannot ejaculate either physically or don’t have the opportunity. Is it all because they don’t meditate? 3. You say yuan qi provides suction, and this causes collagen to release low intensity ultrasound, but how can something so incredibly subtle and impalpable such as qi, cause such an amount of suction that it affects something gross and dense like collagen (which is said to be stronger than steel), to such a magnitude that it releases ultrasound? It doesn’t seem possible.
  3. hello and question

    That sounds just like Mantak Chia’s method of circulating the microcosmic orbit. I thought the controversy with this type of method (as many critics of Mantak Chia have pointed out) is that it takes a lot of time first to unblock various points of the microcosmic orbit (like the wei lu, jia ji and yu zhen gates), and therefore allow qi to circulate freely.
  4. hello and question

    Are they the same then? I thought when you said quick fire, it was just another way of saying the kundalini style breath of fire way of breathing.
  5. Breathing comes from his heels?

    I found where he talks about it: Perhaps he didn’t really criticise it as I thought he did, but he did say that it is not part of Neidan and it is not authentic Daoist meditation which agrees with other forms of Daoist meditation.
  6. Breathing comes from his heels?

    I have read Taoist Yoga a long time ago. Have you spoken to the author of this website: ? He is active on this forum too, but I forgot his username. He read the original Chinese manuscripts that book was based on, and he didn’t seem that impressed with it.
  7. 1. Collagen releases ultrasound? I can’t find anything about this online. I thought piezoelectric meant that it releases electric charge when being subjected to pressure (not ultrasound)? How does it do it? 2. There’s no way to put pressure upon the connective tissue deep inside the body without seriously damaging the body. And I don’t see how qigong would put pressure on the collagen to release piezoelectricity either. So how is collagen put under pressure to emit this low intensity ultrasound? 3. The study you mention only says that low-intensity ultrasound only regenerates existing damaged nerves. It doesn’t create new nerves.
  8. Thanks! That is an amazing video, but I made this thread because you said previously that qi is built in the body due to neurones increasing their myelination, enabling them to contain more energy and hence more qi. But I researched that, and it doesn’t seem that the nerves can increase their myelination when one becomes an adult. So I’m still not sure what this qi/ball of qi is. It seems to be an increase in electromagnetism which must mean a physiological change in one’s nervous system, but I just don’t understand it. We can’t seem to grow nerves, increase myelination, etc.
  9. 1. Why? Why does it have to be changed? I know you say that one has to double the 2/3 subharmonic (which is yang) to create the 4/3 overtone (which is yin), and to do so, one has to change the direction so it can become an overtone, but why does doubling a ratio change the direction? Is it just a mathematical rule i’m ignorant about? 2. I thought the octave is always 0 to 8 ( - C - D - E - F - G - A - B - C - ). I remember you said before that the old octave was 3 to 6, but I don’t know why the old octave was 3 to 6 (not just 0 to 6, or 0 to 8), and why it has to change from 3 to 6 to 0 to 8? 3. I know that you said 2/3 of 1 (which is C to F) is 3, but I don’t understand why this is. To me, it is just 0.6666..., or 2/3(1). How does 0.6666... equal 3? 4. So the F is now the beginning of the new octave? Are you saying the scale is now F - G - A - B - C - D - E - F ? If F is the new root tonic, then why is it doubled to 4/3 as C to F? C to F is 2/3 with C as the root tonic, so 4/3 from F (which you say is the new root tonic) is B I think.
  10. I only found a link to a paper of his and a link to his homepage and a number of quotes, but I didn’t find anything which explains why one begins at 3. I’m intrigued.
  11. Hey, that is an awesome series of posts as always! By the way, in the last photo, the scale only goes from 6 to 12. What would it look like before 6? Because 4/3 from 6 is 8, and 3/2 from 6 is 9, so what is the noncommutative opposites of them, as you often point out.
  12. I don’t mean the usual changes in sensation (like changes in temperature), but is there any physical change?
  13. In the first post, a qigong master said that ordinary people’s central channel exists as a dashed line going through the centre of the body. With practice, the central channel becomes complete and like a single thread of silk. You said that you also believed that the central channel exists as a dashed line between organs through the middle of the body. Do you know how to make the central channel less like a dashed line and more like a complete line?