The Dao Bums
  • Content count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Days Won


1 Follower

About effilang

  • Rank
    Xuan Daoji

Recent Profile Visitors

13,208 profile views
  1. *Tai Shang Shen Gong;* Supreme Spritual Power (Skill). This is one of the three major forms of cultivation used within the system of Xiantian Dao Yin Shu. Through the interaction of Hu Fa Shen with our consciousness, a multidimensional connection is established that bridges us directly to the realm of the Dao's subtlety in which the divine beings associated to Xiao Yao Pai reside. When this bridge is initiated during practice, it facilitates the absorption of the subtle energy present within the deeper realms of the Dao, directly into the body of our own consciousness; reshaping the structure of our own energy to match that of the divine and adopting their positive qualities. It is the most straight forward, efficient and simple methodology of spiritual cultivation, enabled by our ability to connect directly to the source. By practising Tai Shang Shen Gong, our consciousness naturally transforms from the state of that which is coarse and burdened with negative characteristics (human), to that which is subtle and illuminated by positive characteristics (divine). Most systems of cultivation today, typically employ an approach of "ascending purification". They purify the turbid energy of the unrefined human consciousness and then cultivate with much effort and difficulty, to gradually transform into the state that matches the consciousness of the divine. This is often why, in such systems, there exists an obligation towards the acceptance of a celibate and monastic way of life, since a lot of energy needs to be harvested from the body to support the continued process of energetic transmutation of the coarse to the subtle. It is as though there were two people who were tasked with throwing a rock by hand to cover a distance of 10,000 meters. One attempts to throw it into the sky while standing on the ground, against the pull of gravity, while the other drops it from 10,000 meters in the air and let's it fall naturally. Which one do you think will cover the distance easier, the one that throws it up or the one that let's it fall naturally? In the same way, rather than making extreme efforts to transmute our energy upwards, as in other schools and often at the cost of our social life and contributed social value, in Dao Yin Shu, we just stand under the waterfall and let the stream of refined energy enter our bodies from above. Xiao Yao Pai - School of Spiritual Daoism Facebook Group: www.spiritualtaoism.com Webpage: www.taoism.education Facebook Page: www.xiaoyaopai.eu ---------------------------------------------------------- #xiaoyaopai #taoism #xuandaoji #taoyinshu #meditation #laozi #spirituality #neidan #xian #immortality #yoga #taoyin #qigong #taiji #wuji #tao #inspirational #daoyinshu #spiritualawakening #spiritualquotes #love #insight #energyhealing #guidedmeditation Glossary: --------------- ~Hu Fa Shen: A soul (consciousness) that has developed itself in quality to match the condition of the subtlest realms of Dao. It exists in the disembodied, formless state and has taken up the responsibility of guiding students of Xiao Yao Pai in the form of a teacher of the spiritual arts. All Hu Fa Shen of Xiao Yao Pai are representatives of Tai Shang Lao Jun and uphold the highest ethical and moral standards. ~Xiantian Dao Yin Shu: The spiritual guidance art of Xiao Yao Pai. It consists of Shengong, Qigong and Jingzuo; all of which are directed by the consciousness of the cultivator's assigned Hu Fa Shen.
  2. TESTIMONIAL 40: I am so thankful to Master Flyming, Sister Nina, CP and the entire team of Masters for the Initation... It was a wonderful experience, as soon as the Initation process started, I felt strong vibrations and pull in my hands, and my hands began to move beautifully... I feel heaviness in my head... I m feeling lucky to be initiated on Master Flyming birthday... 🎂🎊🎉 Now from last 2days there is no movements... One more thing after doing Qi Gong exercise, my energy level is superb... So thankful to Master Flyming and his entire team... 🙏🙏🙏🙏😃😃😃 Parminder Kaur
  3. TESTIMONIAL 39: Greetings, Got initiated on Master Flyming's birthday. It was a blissfully speechless experience. I am feeling so light emotionally. Moreover the very next morning after initiation I had a mesmerizing experience. It was raining heavily and there was water logging at many places, I moved out of house happily self-driving, enjoying music....in midway something within me made me say *hu fa shen* make me reach properly. I did so and after approximately 10 mins ahead a roadside electric wire got detached from one pole approx 20'-30' height and fell on the front glass and roof of car. But thanks to *hu fa shen* nothing happened to me or car...not even a single scratch...it could have been a fatal moment in no time, if I would haven't invoked for *hu fa shen*. During initiation, my movements were very graceful and it felt as if its not me who is moving my body...I was leaning towards back wanted to go more back but didn't coz the chair's back support was holding me from going back further. Also my hands very naturally went on my face and under eye as if some facial massage and today I see my face glowing. As I said earlier these are blissful moments difficult to put in words 🙏🏻☺ I will forever be grateful to *Master Flyming* and team. Looking forward to a life full of happiness peace abundance and prosperity in all the fields. Thank you. Kajal
  4. TESTIMONIAL 38: Dear Master and team, It truly was such a wonderful experience to be initiated by Master Fleming and your school team. To feel the energy move in my body was the most beautiful experience to have. I also feel so blessed just knowing I have my very own Fun Fa Shen to guide and protect me! A big THANK YOU to Manojkumar for making this happen. Thank you all for coming to Mumbai and making this possible for so many of us to have access to this powerful practice! God bless!😇 Regards and white light, Kristine Z.
  5. TESTIMONIAL 37: Greetings Dear ones, I had DYS initiation on 3rd August in Mumbai, India. I had read the testimonials here and actually was a bit skeptical about the involuntary movements... But then i thought, I will see how it goes.. And believe me, I swayed, made mudras while being totally conscious of the experiences... I am really touched by the humbleness of Master Fleming and his team.. It was truly a blessing to get the initiation. I am continuing my practice and will share my experience. A big thank you to Xuan Daoji for being pivotal in spreading this knowledge. 🙏 Amandeep Singh
  6. TESTIMONIAL 36: Hello Xuan! Before the initiation, Manojkumar would tell us about his waiting for this workshop to happen. That he had to wait for 3 years was beneficial to us, because we got to be in it. He passed on the testimonials which excited me to no end. Wow feel lead me on. We always learnt from Manoj to heal ourselves first (I always believed in this) and our actions should lead to the greatest good of all concerned. And this workshop is definitely based on that premise but on a much higher superior level. Prior to the initiation, we got such wonderful explanations from you. Thank you for that. Day one , all us divine souls were in the presence of the divine masters. The divine team and their cumulative energies set the tone for the day. Nina started with the slide presentation and we were soon sailing on this journey, listening and soaking the knowledge of how it all came to be. The simplicity and eagerness to impart knowledge and nourish our minds in each member of the team was gratifying. The initiation soon happened! And Wow! I realised that my body could move in all kinds of ways. The first few minutes were excruciatingly painful. Yet I couldn’t move. My HFS held me there for as long as I could take it. I couldn’t come up on my own. I had taken my mother with me. She is 78, and in the morning due to heavy rains , she was wet , cold and flustered. She had been in bed for last 5 months due to a leg surgery and some heart issues. Master CP came to lobby and helped revive her. At the end of day one she was all set to come for day 2 . She does not have her body moving. But she feels her hands tingling, shifting pain etc. so she flows with the sensations. Day one evening as I sat on the bed, I was knocked down and all moves happened in that position. Day two, at the workshop I have bent backwards almost 90 degrees without falling. Every morning is a different experience. Today I called my HFS lying down. There was no physical movement. We were just moving within. Exploring sensations, pain, within. It was different. Last 3 days have been unique. And to know that we have a higher power to guide us on our journey forward is truly gratifying. A big thanks to Master Flyming, Nina , CP, Manojkumar and the entire team for making this possible. Nikhil
  7. TESTIMONIAL 35: This is our first testimonial coming out of India, where we recently concluded the country's first ever Dao Ying (Initiation). It's my pleasure to share this and I'm looking forward to more. --------- The first day of the initiation, when Fu Fa Shen first connected with me I felt an immense hold on my back, such that I was fully bent at my waist while sitting. I couldn't lift my back. Brother CP had said there were a lot of toxins in my belly area. Immediately after the initiation I felt light. At night I did the meditation and there was a free flowing movement guided by Fu Fa Shen. The next day of the workshop, again we connected to Fu Fa Shen and again Fu Fa Shen guided my body with certain exercises, where my legs were being spread. At times I felt I would fall but I could balance myself. Brother CP observed my stomach had gone softer from the previous day. At night after the workshop I again meditated with FU FA SHEN and since I was tired, there wasn't much movement. Today I was feeling exhausted; probably because of all the toxins being flushed out of my body. I've been feeling very sleepy, which is usually a sign that my body is adjusting to the subtle changes taking place within. There's a distinct calmness and quiet within. Looking forward to connect each day with Fu Fa Shen and learning of Dao each day. Thank you Regards, Abdetaiyeb Motiwala --------- For more testimonials, please visit: https://m.facebook.com/groups/734405999957734?view=permalink&id=973319889399676
  8. This is a Taoist altar from our school, in one of our temples in Indonesia: 吉祥宫 Ji Xiang Gong . The being in the middle is Tai Shang Lao Jun (Laozi's consciousness). He is our school's highest spiritual Master in the immaterial realm and the one who bestows Hu Fa Shen (Instructor Spirits) to new Dao Yu (Initiates). It is by his authority alone that we can perform the initiation necessary to connect the student to the sea of consciousness that constitutes his realm of subtlety and that of his appointed representatives. The being on the right is: Er Lang Shen (The Truth Seeing God of Protection) The being on the left is: Jiu Tian Xuan Nu (The Goddess of The 9th Heaven) All three of these immortals are teachers in our school. Er Lang Shen not long ago became the Hu Fa Shen (pronounced Fu Fa Shen) to one of London's recent initiates. The symbol in the middle of the altar is the character that represents our clan; Tai Shang Men (Grand Supreme Gate), Xiao Yao Pai (Carefree School). It looks very old, perhaps seal script Chinese or even earlier, so it is around 4 to 5,000 years old at least. (Historians correct me). It means Tai Shang, so you could say that the translation of Tai Shang Men Xiao Yao Pai, if you wanted to translate them both together, is something like: The gate that leads to the supreme in a carefree and natural way. That is a core principle of our school and basically constitutes the essence of Daoism. A little bit about the altar. The 5 fruits represent the five blessings: Wu Fu (五福); and our desire for wealth, health, longevity, a virtuous life and a natural death. At first sight, this may appear to be an altar of religious worship, but in actuality, the practice of Spiritual Daoism places no significance, emphasis or requirement for the worship or religious following of deities. However, in Chinese culture, it is common to venerate those people of high morals, personal and collective achievement, and to erect statues or monuments in their likeness, as a way to show respect, acknowledgement and a sincere appreciation of their influence; and the positive impact they've had and continue to have, on our lives and the lives of others. So, one can if they wish, even set up an altar to venerate their parents in thanks for bringing them up, for guiding them, and supporting them throughout their life. Fundamentally, Spiritual Daoism is non-dogmatic and non-religious. So always remember that, if you see an altar like this in any of our temples, It is not a place of worship, but a place of respect, appreciation, love and spiritual sanctity. It is somewhere where one can find clarity and give thanks to the most important and influential people in their lives. Xiao Yao Pai - School of Spiritual Daoism Facebook Group: www.spiritualtaoism.com Webpage: www.taoism.education Facebook Page: www.xiaoyaopai.eu Instagram: www.instagram.com/the.spirit.vibe ---------------------------------------------------------- #xiaoyaopai #taoism #xuandaoji #taoyinshu #meditation #laozi #spirituality #neidan #xian #immortality #yoga #taoyin #qigong #taiji #wuji #tao #inspirational #daoyinshu #spiritualawakening #spiritualquotes #love #insight #energyhealing #guidedmeditation
  9. Warm greetings everyone. I hope you are keeping well. On behalf of the Tai Shang Men | Xiao Yao Pai School of Spiritual Daoism and courtesy of the Indonesian Daoist Association, It's my distinct pleasure to formally announce that we will be conducting the 4th European initiation event in London, UK, this year. The purpose of the event is to introduce and share our school's ancient art of spiritual cultivation called, Xian Tian Dao Yin Shu; translated in short as, the Divine Guidance Art. The Divine Guidance Art or The Spiritual Guidance art, as it is sometimes called, is a precursor to modern day Qigong, Taiji and Houtian Neidan (Internal Alchemy) - and represents the core of Daoism in its spiritual state, as existing before the later formation of its philosophical and religious branches. This is a secular form of spiritual cultivation, which offers a rare methodology for the development of consciousness, that can be employed universally by practitioners, regardless of their current belief systems. Our art is not to be considered in any way a replacement of your adopted values, but a gentle catalytic supplement towards the unfolding of reality that will aid you to expand in your most natural way in the direction of oneness. The ultimate goal of Dao Yin Shu, thus, is to facilitate the expansion of awareness as regards the multidimensional nature of our reality, to encourage the nurturing and propagation of positive moral, ethical and humanitarian values, to support the development of spiritual independence through the cultivation of subtle energy, and to guide practitioners in the blossoming of their transcendental wisdom with the aim of achieving the absolute perfection of emptiness (kong); or if you will, to achieve complete mergence with the fundamental nature of the Dao/God/Existence/Quantum Reality. Xian Tian Dao Yin Shu is considered to be one of the oldest known Chinese systems of spiritual cultivation with roots dating back to the Yellow Emperor of China: Huangdi - and his legendary master; the Kong Tong mountain hermit, Guangzhengzi. For nearly 5,000 years our school has preserved the ancient art and disseminated its teachings to those ready to embark on the journey of their self-discovery. Why would you want to learn Dao Yin Shu instead of the many other systems of spiritual development available today? Dao Yin Shu is uniquely different to other methods of cultivation. This is primarily due to its inheritance of the progenitor arts of Daoist transmission, which were used to pass information down from the ascended spiritual masters to the student, through a direct and personal medium of communication. To help you understand why and how this is important, and to comprehend the differences between some of the traditions of Daoist cultivation practised today, in comparison to how they were approached in the past, I'll need to give you a little background. There are basically two forms of Dao Yin (Daoist Yoga) that exist today, which encompass the full breadth of Daoist cultivation. The two methods can be distinguished by their prefix. The parent art is called Xian Tian Dao Yin Shu, while the child art is referred to as Hou Tian Dao Yin Shu. If you look up the word Dao Yin today, you will find a common description stating its meaning as something akin to "guiding" and "stretching". It is assumed that under this terminology and practice, that the limbs of the practitioner are stretched in varying directions and movements to create forms, like those we see in Qigong and Taiji. The aim being, in cultivating and guiding the body's electromagnetic energy along the network of meridian channels, that run throughout the body - so that the physical matter (Jing), subtle energy (Qi) and sprit (Shen) can be invigorated and strengthened to produce hightened states of psychoemotional, energetic and spiritual awareness. This method of Dao Yin is considered "Hou Tian" (Post Heavenly Cultivation), and can be compared in many ways to the varying traditions of cultivation that have survived across the wide selection of spiritual schools present today. This method however, does not retain the "root" of the ancient art. While on its own, the practice of cultivating and manipulating the body's internal energy has been well established for millennia, and is also present in the traditions of other cultures spanning the globe. In Hou Tian, the words "guiding" and "stretching" have been severely misinterpreted on account of a lack of information. The parent art of Xian Tian Dao Yin Shu, that comes before the modern Hou Tian idea of "guiding" and "stretching" the limbs, defines Dao Yin in a very different way. Under this particular definition, the form is classified as Xian Tian or Pre Heavenly Cultivation - and the term "Yin" is actually denoted here as "guidance" (of a teacher), as opposed to "guiding" (of the limbs and energy). The reason for this remarkable difference can be found in the way the teachings of our school were traditionally passed-on in contrast to other Daoist schools, but more importantly, "who" or what carried out the process of passing the information on throughout the apprenticeship of the practitioner. Unlike Hou Tian Dao Yin Shu and the spiritual practices present in many others disciplines, the practitioners of the progenitor form of Daoist cultivation, Xian Tian Dao Yin Shu, could receive the school's complete curriculum only after they partook in a spiritual initiation ceremony, where they were initiated by an authorised Daoist Master of a higher order. During this event, the Master would purge negative energy from the body of the practitioner to clear their vessel and then attune the disciples' higher mind (Yuan Shen) to enter the subtle and higher energy realms of consciousness that resonates with the vibration of our school; in essence, augmenting their ability to perceive information beyond the range of their natural senses. In this state of supernatural perception and vibrational attunement; a resonating harmony is introduced and an opening for a two way connection is established so the master can formally connect the disciple to the celestial branch of their lineage, where the practitioner could be taken under apprenticeship by an authorised immortal spirit (Xian Shen) / ascended spirit existing in the discarnate state. Under the official duty of a guide to an authorised school, the Daoist immortals were referred to as Hu Fa Shen (Pronounced Fu Fa Shen). Their sole purpose in this role being to instruct the disciple on the path of spiritual cultivation; giving them advice, guidance and practical direction to ensure that the delicate internal transformations of the subtle body are nurtured and developed to a reliable standard in accord with the great Dao. Through such an inheritance, the student could rest assured that the knowledge and wisdom received on the path of their cultivation, came from a recognised, approved and officiated spirit under the status of a guide, who had already, fully walked the path. With that clarification, I hope that now you can understand the original meaning of the "Yin" in the phrase "Dao Yin". It is the "guidance" of a realised ascended teacher and not the "guiding" of energy in the meridians. The many forms of Dao Yin Shu which have proliferated in Daoist culture today and are the basis for the teachings of most Daoist schools; have lost this ancient root and the privilege of a direct transmission in the old art of the Dao. As a result of this, if you wish to learn about Neidan and Dao Yin today, you must physically visit a teacher and have them transmit their experience to you in person, and worse yet, you might have to practice alone, only with the direction of books to aid you. The downside to this is that we usually have to pay some form of monthly fee and we are always limited by the teacher's experience; unable ourselves to verify the authenticity of their knowledge until we have applied it to our own bodies and often yielded unfavourable results, sometimes detrimental to our health and well being. After all, they are also too, just learning. Contrary to this, when someone inherits Xian Tian Dao Yin Shu through a spiritual initiation; their assigned Hu Fa Shen will be there to guide them indefinitely. You needn't travel to class daily or pay a monthly fee. Every disciple can connect to their Hu Fa Shen, anytime, anywhere and journey-on the path of their cultivation of the Dao. This is an invitation to consciousness. If you look inside yourself and you find room to bring new experiences into your life. I welcome you. If you've always believed there is more to existence than this material reality and the pull towards the unknown has always sang to your soul. I welcome you. If you wish to make the world a better place through your knowledge and elevate the consciousness of your fellow beings. I welcome you. If you've always wanted to learn directly from a realised teacher, I extended to you this humble invitation to the exploration of spiritual consciousness in the tradition of Daoism and offer you to join us on this revelation of a most mysterious and illuminating dimension of phenomenal experience. This can be a journey unlike any other and It is always my honour to be able to connect all adventuring souls to the treasure of the old arts. The event will be held in London, UK on the 19-20th of October, 2019. The Venue Address: 4th Floor Studios, 255-259 Commercial Road, Shadwell, London E1 2BT It will be a two day weekend event including talks on Daoism, The History of Xiao Yao Pai, Physiognomy, Palmistry, Feng Shui, Practice Methods, open Q&A sessions and a spiritual initiation in the tradition of our school to inherit The Divine Guidance Art (Dao Yin Shu) and be paired with a Xian (ascended master) to guide you in our curriculum of spiritual cultivation. The dates have been set in stone, so please feel free to organise your itinerary as I know many of you, as usual, will be travelling from countries afar. The cost of the event is £200, which covers the weekend, and tickets can be purchased here: www.spiritualdaoism.com Please feel free to contact me regarding any questions you have. If you're interested in attending, send an email titled INITIATION 2019 to [email protected] before you purchase your ticket, so I can add you to the attendance list. There is limited space, so please notify me of your intent on time. Please help us reach others of similar interest by sharing this post on your FB wall, even if just for a while. To learn more about the ancient art of Xian Tian Dao Yin Shu; feel free to read this article, which goes into more detail about our school, Dao Yin Shu, Spiritual Initiation and more: www.spiritualdaoism.com You can read Testimonials from some initiated practitioners here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/xiaoyaopaitaoism/permalink/973319889399676/ Respectfully, Xuan Daoji (Effiong Lolang) Xiao Yao Pai - School of Spiritual Daoism Facebook Group: www.spiritualtaoism.com Webpage: www.taoism.education Facebook Page: www.xiaoyaopai.eu ---------------------------------------------------------- #xiaoyaopai #taoism #xuandaoji #taoyinshu #meditation #laozi #spirituality #neidan #xian #immortality #yoga #taoyin #qigong #taiji #wuji #tao #inspirational #daoyinshu #spiritualawakening #spiritualquotes #love #insight #energyhealing #guidedmeditation
  10. Taoist Immortal vs Buddha

    Dare I say, that an imperfect understanding of emptiness is a perfect understanding of emptiness : ) Most definitely so, and I'd say this is FROM a very NARROW, Daoist perspective and from a very NARROW Buddhist perspective.
  11. Xiao yao pai, interested

    Hi Ark, The next initiation for UK and potentially US is due for 2019. We're very active in Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines and Indonesia and have had over 10 initiations already between Malaysia and Singapore in the last year alone. We're busy with a lot of different projects and have a large community to take care of, but that's not always apparent online, and it needn't be. You can keep up to date with initiation announcements on our FB group. Have a wonderful Sunday.
  12. I'd like to share some photos from our recent initiation. We welcomed 66 new Dao Yu into Xiao Yao Pai. People are always quite curious about what takes place in the first moments following each students pairing to their assigned Fu Fa Shen. As you can tell from the photos, everyone's physical movements are usually specific to the disciple and prescribed by Fu Fa Shen after their initial diagnosis of your body's spirit, energy and physical conditions. Not all movements are visible to the eye, but all can be perceived by the senses of the practitioner, in particular those that are of a more subtle nature as constituted by refinements of the middle (qi) and core energies (shen). The sensations involved in direct interaction with Fu Fa Shen, especially during physical movement, often resemble to the senses, a form of cloudy vaporous energy enveloping the limbs and drawing the body to move via a palpable magnetic force in a predetermined direction. Since our tradition allows us the benefit of retaining complete lucidity while intermingling with Fu Fa Shen, it means that we can always exercise the insuperableness of our providential right of free will - to move against the indication of the guiding energy and under the direction of our own mind. In the early days of practice investigating and playing with the volumetric organisation of this energetic envelope is a good way to build rapport and establish a "feeling" for the distinguishing qualities of energy which separate that of your body from that of your Fu Fa Shen. Other common sensations are perceptions of cold, usually experienced by most Dao Yu (initiated), firstly at the crown of the head (Bai Hui) after the initiation has taken place. It were as though a cold stream of water begins to pour into your head, mouth, ears and move through your body. I've noticed that the stronger the determination of your Fu Fa Shen to interface with your low vibrational matter, the colder the sensation; to a point where it can almost feel freezing during the direct employment of the disciples physical faculties; such as when in the presence of others, usually close family or friends, Fu Fa Shen, wishes to impart certain advice or assistance to them; they might speak directly through your body by using all the organs involved in producing speech. The mouth and lips and tongue during such expressions feel quite cold, but localised temperature change is always temporary and the organs return to normal immediately thereafter. After a completed session of Xian Tian Shen Gong (One of three of our tradition's practices), which usually includes choreographed movements of the physical body, respiratory mechanism, subtly energy and spirit - the end of the session is regularly marked by a heaviness in the arms. After prolonged sessions, I've felt like I had two bricks tied to my hands; such can be the sensation after Fu Fa Shen communicates the finality of a guided regimen. On the other hand, the completion of a Xian Tian Jing Zuo (guided seated meditation) session, is sometimes followed by a feeling of a body within your body expanding beyond the limit of your skin and dispersing back whence it came. Xian Tian Qigong practice is probably the most entertaining for bystanders, should you choose to share your session with someone else; for Fu Fa Shen's conduction of your respiratory mechanism, often produces laughable and impolite noises, accompanied by exertions and releases of spontaneous bursts of energy in sharp snapping motions to correspond with the inhalations and exhalations. This is usually done to clear more pronounced blockages within the subtle energy network and it is common for cycles of the same configuration of physical movement and breath movement to be instructed repetitively, sometimes for months, until the energetic impedance of the meridian is neutralised and transformed. When all major blockages have thus beeng cleared, the movements start to normalise and become more homogeneous, until they finally stop; this cessation is an indication that the subtle body has been purified sufficiently and Xian Tian Jing Zuo (guided meditation) can be initiated; through the process of which we continuously funnel energy from Wuji directly into our body with Fu Fa Shen acting as a bridge to "step down" the frequency of the primordial vapour so that it does not damage the physical matter of our body. After our energetic system has developed sufficiently, the functional service of the bridge becomes an integrated attribute of our own personal energy, allowing us to directly absorb Wuji Qi into our system to nourish our spirit, independent of Fu Fa Shen. Many other properties are also acquired in a similar fashion, as a result of ongoing practice, and become adopted as part of our personal tool set, whenever our energy, wisdom and morality reach the prerequisite sufficiency demanded of the respective skill and the responsibility which follows it. Happy Holidays Xuan Daoji