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  1. How are you?

    Just started working as a doctor. There's a lot of new things to learn and it can feel quite overwhelming, especially balancing that with also doing my internal arts training. But when you get to treat and help a healthy and happy for life 99-year old woman, it makes the world of a difference
  2. Sweet, that's good to hear. Thanks
  3. Does this mean that when the 'spaces' between the bones become filled with Qi, the back no longer "snaps" and "pops" and "cracks"? I can't believe I'm 28 and my back cracks and pops so much when doing my internal training and during stretching. But then again my shoulders crunch when pulling them back and when squatting my knees squeak a bit. It's kinda nuts - like the whole system lacks lubrication. Western medicine says it's not an issue as long as there's no pain - but I don't remember kids nor having "crunchy" or cracking joints when I was a kid myself. I'm not sure if iit's the case -- but I imagine if the YJJ process is gone through it would change that?
  4. I assume he's referring to the attainment of the Elixir / Dan. The Dan, the golden elixir pill is made of the condensed substances or "ingredients" of one's congenital nature. Internal alchemy uses the underlying substances of Ming, Xing and Yuan Xi ("original breath"). This is then condensed and brought together which creates the Elixir Pill or the Dan. After that, if I recall correctly, one forms the Golden Embryo. Next, after enough time, the consolidates spirits are condensed and the immortal fetus is ready to exit the body. At that point you've attained authentic immortality. All of these remaining steps usually happens in retreat and away from society in my understanding.
  5. As a pharmaceutical connoisseur and psychotropic experimenter, I'd be curious to hear which drug experiences you would be referring to here?
  6. Fragile Equanimity

    Actually -- one of the things I thought being the case was that the more you build Qi and vitality (and yang Qi runs in your system) the more power your emotions also have a hold over you -- since there's more power behind them. How do you reconcile those two opposing views -- one, where having more Qi means being more resilient and unshakeable, and another where having more Qi means your emotions, tendencies and habits can get worse -- fed by this extra layer of Qi? Thanks for sharing. Great discussion.
  7. What do you see? (This is a test)

    An elephant on the right with its trunk extending down to the middle. A woman sitting on top of the elephants head. Some sort of tornado or wild cloud formation on the upper left side.
  8. Healing by music

    Alright. Too bad.
  9. Healing by music

    Are your playlists publiically available? Would be curious to hear if possible
  10. Six Healing Sounds practice

    I learned from a student of master Nan Huai Chin, and he said the main point was that by exhaling out with certain mouth shapes or sounds, one "tunes" the breath. And that the importance was really to focus on where the exhalation ends. Then one waits for the inbreath to naturally come back. Before the breath "comes back" one remains within the gap between breaths. After continuing doing this, one will eventually reach a point where the gap after exhalation increases. At a certain point of development this leads to complete cessation of "outer" breath. At this point inner breathing starts happening. That's really the method I understood from Master Nan's anapanasati and related techniques - entering authentic emptiness through quieting the breath completely, until you reach breath cessation.
  11. Xiang Gong - Fragrant Qigong

    Happy to hear it
  12. Xiang Gong - Fragrant Qigong

    Are you allowed to expound on what exactly it has done for you that makes you say that it's both clearly powerful and very healing? I'd be very curious to hear if you'd like to share. Happy to hear you've been enjoying the practice.
  13. Traditional Chinese Medicine.