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1 Contents Preface 15 Founder of Zhineng Qigong 15 About the author 15 Chapter 1 Summary of Zhineng Qigong Concept of Zhineng Qigong 19 Definition of qigong 19 The meaning of Zhineng Qigong 21 1 The foundation theory, Hunyuan Holistic Theory 23 2 Systematic training of Zhineng Qigong 26 3 Valuable postures and techniques 30 4 Three ways of teaching 30 5 Does not stress on Orbital conduction or special mental activities 33 6 Attracting and not guiding the flow of qi 34 7 Zhineng Qigong is an 'open' form of Qigong 38 8 Administration of qi to treat patient will not harm oneself 40 9 Reactions of Zhineng Qigong are noticeable 40 Differences between Zhineng Qigong and other Qigong 44 Zhineng Qigong starts from 'unifying nature and humans' (tian ren he yi) 44 Emphasise on dynamic exercises 45 Emphasis on using one's own initiative (or conscious use of the mind) 47 Emphasis on practising in groups 49 Emit external qi to heal others without hurting oneself 50 The effects of Zhineng Qigong 50 Strengthening bodily health 51 Longevity 52 Preventing and treating illnesses 53 Improves mental ability 54 Cultivation of emotion and Daode 57 Develop hidden capabilities (Extraordinary Capabilities) 57 Zhineng Qigong is a unique human life science 58 Understand the objective of Zhineng Qigong 59 Guiding philosophies 59 Right attitude on traditional qigong 60 The demand on creative reinvention 60 Objective to achieve 62 Follow the order of qigong development 65 Follow the social development realistically 68 Be open and treat all as equals 69 Chapter 2 Summary of qigong science Qigong Science is a unique science 75 Unique methodology different from modern science 75 'Inward-seeking approach' 76 Subject of research 76 A designated research objective 76 Structure of qigong science knowledge 77 Foundation 77

2 Technical 77 Application 77 Define the connotation and the extension of qigong science correctly 78 Modern research in qigong phenomena and qigong science research 78 Qigong science and human life science 79 Qigong and Qigong Science 79 Qigong Study and Qigong Science 81 Summary of the Inward-Seeking Method 83 What is the inward-seeking approach? 83 The 'inward-seeking' in traditional forms 84 The meaning of inward-seeking 85 Characteristics of the inward-seeking approach 86 Differences between the inward-seeking approach and introspection in psychology 87 Feasibility of the inward-seeking method 87 Inward-seeking as an approach to reveal the secrets of life 87 Fruition of the inward-seeking method 89 The inward-seeking approach as the means of qigong science research 91 Ability to refl ect whatever is perceived 92 The Reference System of one's subjective world 92 Principles of the inward-seeking approach - the methodology 94 EC as the prerequisite 95 Execution of the inward-seeking approach is the process of uplifting life activities 95 The inward-seeking approach must rely on the knowledge of outward-seeking 96 Introduction to the outward-seeking approach 98 Analysis Method 99 Synthesis Method 99 Dialectical relations between the outward- and the inward-seeking approach 100 Contradictory versus complementary 101 Contradictory 101 Complementary 102 Complement each other to move forward together 103 Facilitating the development of modern science 105 Facilitating the development of modern scientifi c research in both breadth and depth 105 Promoting the change of the ideology in science 105 Combination of qigong science and modern science 106 Qigong will help to transform the future production method 106 Qigong helps to change our mode of life 107 Qigong development will open up a new domain of knowledge 107 Qigong will promote the development of human civilisation to a higher level 108 Chapter 3 Hunyuan Holistic Theory The meaning of Hunyuan 113 The meaning of Hunyuan in the traditional qigong theory 113 Definition of Hunyuan in Zhineng Qigong science 115 Content of Hunyuan Theory 115 Hunyuan Qi Theory 115 What is Hunyuan Qi? 115 Different levels of Hunyuan qi 116 Characteristics of Hunyuan qi 118

3 Transformation theory encompasses matter transformation 118 Time-space Transformation Theory 121 What is Holistic Perspective? 122 Holistic perspective of the universe 122 Holistic perspective of Humans and the Universe 123 Humans and nature are a holistic entity 124 Humans and society are a holistic entity 129 The Holistic Perspective of the Human Body 132 Characteristics of the Hunyuan Holistic Perspective 134 Hunyuan Holistic Perspective is a materialistic monism 134 Yiyuanti is a level higher than primeval hunyuan qi 134 The levels in the Hunyuan Holistic Perspective 135 In Hunyuan Holistic perspective time and space have no boundaries 136 The holism of the guest (study subject) and the host (researcher) 136 Hunyuan qi of the fertilised ovum 137 Hunyuan qi of a foetus 138 Hunyuan qi of infants 139 Hunyuan Qi of Humans 141 Distribution and functions of Human Body Hunyuan Qi 142 Chapter 4 Conscious use of the mind Definition of Consciousness (Yishi) 150 Various perspectives on consciousness 150 Perspective of Zhineng Qigong Science on Consciousness 153 Brief introduction to Yiyuanti 153 Introduction to the concept of Yiyuanti 154 Function of Yiyuanti 156 Formation of Yiyuanti and its changes 160 Changes of Yiyuanti 161 Formation of Mental Activity and its further improvement 164 Formation of mental activity 164 Effect of language on the formation of consciousness of an infant 165 Mental activity has to improve further 167 Classification of Mental Activities 169 Classification based on the content of mental activity 169 Classification based on the direction of mental activity 170 Role of mental activity in life activities 171 Mental activity is the highest form of motion of matter 171 The effect of mental activity in commanding life function 172 The mind is the commander of qi and body 172 The Yiyuanti theory is the important symbol of the scientific nature of Zhineng Qigong 173 The Yiyuanti theory is the forward development of the Hunyuan qi theory 174 Correct perspective on Ordinary mental activity and Extraordinary mental activity 175 Actively develop EC mental activity 177 The effect of mental activity on human life 178 The mind can change the strength of a person 178 The mind can make changes to a physical substance in the body 179 The mind can change the sensitivity of our body to receive stimuli 181 Effect of mental activity on bodily health 183

4 The effect of the mind on external physical substances 186 Empty-Quietness (Xujing) Method 188 Conduction Method 189 Focus Method 190 Methods of focus 190 Principles of focusing 191 Changes brought along by the focusing method 193 Using the mind consciously (with own initiative actively) 196 Upward-Downward and Open-Close mechanism of life activities 198 The fundamental qi mechanism of life functions 198 Methods to use the mind in Zhineng Qigong 200 Zhineng Qigong requires practitioners to consciously stay focused and mindful 203 Treat unwanted thoughts correctly 207 Methods to treat unwanted thoughts correctly 208 How patients and their relatives should use their mind 209 Change the mental condition completely 209 Preserve energy 210 Consciously use the mind to mobilise qi to attack the lesion 210 Be patient, do not be disheartened if illnesses are not cleared immediately 210 Understand qigong medical perspective 211 How to consciously use the mind 211 Develop the ability of the mind to command body and qi fully 211 The main focus of conscious use of the mind in Zhineng Qigong 212 The command should come from the source of mental activity 212 Progressively deepen the ability to perceive the body 212 Follow the requirements of qigong study to conduct daily activities 213 What is illusion and true-false invasion? 213 Illusion 214 True-false invasion 214 Extracts from ancient qigong texts 215 Buddhist texts 216 Daoist texts 218 How illusion and true-false invasion are formed 219 Formation of illusions 219 Formation of true-false invasion 220 Questions and answers on illusion and true-false invasion 222 Conclusion 227 The dialectic of materialism never rejects consciousness as a form of matter 228 From the view of natural science 228 Recognising consciousness as a form of matter 229 Consciousness is a form of matter and can be perceived by others 229 Fundamental difference between materialism and Zhineng Qigong 230 Chapter 5 Cultivation of Daode The origin and meaning of the term 'daode' 238 Categories of Daode 242 Natural daode 242 Social daode 244 Natural-social daode 245

5 Social-freedom daode 247 Human bodily Daode and its process of formation 249 Relationship of Daode and bodily health 253 Relationship of Daode and Hunyuan qi 253 Effect of Daode and emotion on bodily health 254 What is Hanyang Daode 258 Why do we have to cultivate daode? 259 Cultivation of Daode improves bodily health 259 De and qigong practice are dialectically unanimous 261 Hanyang Daode is the way to change the status of qi, the route of "Transcending worldliness, entering sainthood and attaining holiness" 266 Cultivation of Daode is required to clean up human civilisation 269 Requirements of ancient qigong masters on Hanyang Daode 269 Maintain the 'middle and harmony' qi (Zhong He Zhi Qi) 272 What is 'middle and harmony' qi 272 How to keep the qi mechanism in the middle and in harmony 273 Raise the level of qingqu (passion), transcend common values 281 The different passions at different levels of life activities 281 Two ways to raise the level of passion 283 Transcend the worldliness in behaviour 286 Abandoning biased-insistence (pianzhi) 288 What is biased-insistence? 288 Self-insistence in Buddhism, Daoism and Confucianism 291 How to abandon biased-insistence (self-insistence) 293 Abandon biased-insistence through practice 295 Building grand-self 296 Grand kindness 297 Grand accommodativeness 297 Grand capabilities (both mental and physical aspects) 298 Grand equality 298 Cultivate daode consciously 300 Conduct cultivation at self level 301 From conscious action to natural action 302 Treat the relationship between public and private correctly 303 Introduction to the Self (ZiWo) 304 What is the Self? 304 The relationship between the Self and the life activities of an individual 306 The ideal Self 307 Chapter 6 Posture & Movement Head 313 Eyes 313 Tongue 314 Neck 314 Thorax 314 Shoulders 315 Elbows 315 Wrists, Palms and Fingers 315 Waist 315

6 Hip Joints and Sacrum-ileum Joints 316 Abdomen 316 Coccyx 316 Groin 317 Knees 317 Feet 318 Stay relaxed, quiet and natural 319 Relaxed 319 Quiet 320 Natural 320 Execute movements in a rounded, gentle and even manner 321 Serpentine movement and worm like wriggling 321 The waist as the commander 322 Stay easy (natural) mentally 323 Be aware of the 'filled' and 'unfilled' areas 324 Chapter 7 How to do well in Zhineng Qigong Instill strong faith 329 The effect of faith and the criteria for it 329 How to build strong faith 330 About 'have faith and it works' and 'without faith it does not work' 331 Be clear about the objective of practising Zhineng Qigong 332 The objective of Zhineng Qigong practice is to serve the public 332 Face the future and face the world 333 Chanting 336 Hand posture (or mudras) 340 Regarding talismanic note 341 'Kaitianmen' - Heavenly Gate Opening 344??Kowtow4 to seek the blessing of God and Buddha to heal 345 Out of body tour 345 Treasure Dao and Respect the Teacher 347 Practise seriously 350 Persevere in practice, maintain it everyday 351 Work progressively, accumulate the fruits of hard work 352 Utilise the group effect fully 353 Relaxed, quiet and natural 354 Combining practice with nourishment 357 Apply 'stillness' (ding) and 'wisdom' (hui) 360 Strengthen the understanding of qigong theory 361 Build qigong mentality through actualisation 362 Practise at the same time and place 362 Integrate qigong with daily activities 363 Integrate life activities into qigong 365 Treat pathological reaction correctly 366 Make sure that the reaction is not due to deviated practice 367 How to differentiate whether it is an illness or a reaction 367 Treat reaction on qi changes correctly 368 The reaction of body sensation 368 Reaction of qi channels and acupuncture points 369

7 Reaction of the qi transformation of the internal organs 370 Reaction of clearing up the mind 370 Increase the intake of nutrition 371 Dress: maintain the balance of our body with nature 373 Create good surroundings 374 Be open in our action 374 Chapter 8 Creation of a qi field Introduction to the creation of a qi field 379 The qi field created is not the same as the field as described in modern physics 379 The objective of the qi field created 379 The theory and mechanism of the creation of a qi field 381 How Dr Pang created the method to create a qi field 383 How to create a qi field Accumulation of qi Unify the qi within the field, move it unanimously Issue the command to achieve the objective 385 The application of a created qi field 385 For healing 385 Teaching through the qi field 387 Lecturing 387 Perform scientific experiments 388 Production 388 The Eight Verses 389 Hun Yuan Ling Tong 389 Chapter 9 PengQi Guan Ding Fa - The Lift Qi Up Method Mental condition 395 Physical Exercise 395 Preparatory Posture Beginning Front Raise Side Lift Side Raise Front Lift Raise Lift Diagonally Completion 402 Beginning 405 Front Raise Side Lift 405 Side Raise Front Lift 407 Raise Lift Diagonally 407 Completion 408 Chapter 10 San Xin Ping Zhan Zhuang - Three Centers Merge Posture Requirement 415 Preparation 415 Posture Adjustment (Cai Qi) 415 Beginning 415 Forming the Standing Posture 417 Posture Requirement 417 Completion 418

8 Concentration 418 Effect 419 Chapter 11 Xing Shen Zuang - The Body-Mind Form Preparatory Posture 423 Beginning 423 Exercise 1 - Head 425 He Shou Long Tou Qi Chong Tian - Crane's head & dragon's head 425 Movement 425 Important points 425 Purpose 426 Exercise 2 - Neck and Shoulders 426 Han Jian Suo Xiang Tong Pi Jian - Squeeze the shoulders Movement 426 Important points 427 Purpose 428 Exercise 3 - Upper Limbs 428 Li Zhang Fen Zhi Chang Jing Mai - Hold up the hands, separate the fingers, Movement 428 Important points 429 Exercise 4 - Thorax (Costal Areas) 429 Qi Yi Gu Dang Bi Lei Jian - Thrust with qi and intent 429 Movement 429 Important points 430 Purpose 430 Exercise 5 - Backbone 430 Fu Shen Gong Yao Song Du Mai - Bow body, arch waist to clear Du Vessel 430 Important points 431 Purpose 431 Exercise 6 - Waist and Lower Abdomen 432 Zhuan Yao Shuan Kua Qi Gui Tian -Turn waist, return qi to dantian 432 Movement 432 Important points 432 Purpose 432 Exercise 7 - Hip Joints and Sacro-Ileum Joints 433 Ping Zu Kai Kua Fen Qian Hou- Feet in straight line, open hip joints and s-i joints 433 Movement 433 Important points 435 Purpose 435 Exercise 8 - Knees and Ankles 435 Xi Gui Zu Mian San Jie Lian - Kneel onto the feet, three sections become one 435 Movement 435 Important points 436 Purpose 436 Exercise 9 - Lower Limbs 436 Tan Tui Qiao Zu Miao Tai Ji - Extend out the leg, fl ex the foot, trace circle 436 Important points 437 Purpose 437 Exercise 10 - Completion 437

9 Hui Qi Kui Yi Zhuan Hun Yuan - Return qi to one, turn blending circle 437 Important points 441 Purpose 441 Details of the Body Mind Form 441 Preparatory & Beginning 442 Purpose of the Preparatory and Beginning 443 Exercise 1 - Head 444 He Shou Long Tou Qi Chong Tian 444 Long Tou - Sideways 8 figure circular motion of the head 445 Exercise 2 - Neck and Shoulders 446 Han Jian Suo Xiang Tong Pi Jian 446 Exercise 3 - Upper Limbs 447 Li Zhang Fen Zhi Chang Jing Mai 447 Exercise 4 - Thorax (Costal Areas) 449 Qi Yi Gu Dang Bi Lei Jian 449 Exercise 5 - Backbone 450 Fu Shen Gong Yao Song Du Mai 450 Exercise 6 - Waist and Lower Abdomen 451 Zhuan Yao Shuan Kua Qi Gui Tian 451 Exercise 7 - Hip and Sacro-Ileum Joints 452 Ping Zu Kai Kua Fen Qian Hou 452 Exercise 8 - Knees and Ankles 453 Xi Gui Zu Mian San Jie Lian 453 Exercise 9 - Feet and Toes 454 Tan Tui Qiao Zu Miao Tai Ji 454 Exercise 10 - Completion 455 Hui Qi Kui Yi Zhuan Hun Yuan 455 Chapter 12 Xun Jing Dao Yin Fa - Tapping Excercise Preparatory Posture 461 Beginning 461 Hand Channel 462 Foot Channel 463 Completion 464 Explanation 465 Chapter 13 Wu Yuan Zhuang - The Five One Form Introduction to the Five One Form 471 Introduction to the foundation knowledge of the Five One Form 472 Related content about the fi ve internal organs and the Five One Form 472 Introduction to the position of the Hunyuan Place 473 Introduction to the characteristics of the Five One Form 475 Mudra or hand posture 475 Pronouncing the syllables - Incantation 476 Ideation 479 How to do well in the Five One Form 480 Command the keys in practice 480 Understand the Hunyuan Qi Theory in depth 481

10 We have to command the levels of progress 482 Consciously cultivate temperament and character 482 Exercise Hold onto sky and earth, interact with the hunyuan place 484 Important points and ideation 485 Effect 486 Exercise Open the qi orifi ces and the three gates 486 Important points and ideation 490 Effect 491 Exercise Crane's stand, mindful inside 491 Exercise 491 Important points and ideation 493 Effect 493 Exercise Spread the wings to soar 494 Movements and postures 494 Effect 497 Exercise Heart practice 497 Movements and postures 497 Movements and ideation 499 Effect 499 Exercise Kidney practice 499 Movements and postures 499 Important points and ideation 501 Effect 501 Exercise Spleen (pancreas) exercise 501 Exercise 501 Important points and ideation 503 Effect 504 Exercise Liver practice 504 Important points and ideation 506 Effect 506 Exercise Lung practice 506 Important points and ideation 508 Effect 509 Exercise Cranes walk to move qi through out the body 510 Important points and ideation 511 Effect 511 Exercise Trembling 512 Exercise 512

11 Important points and ideation 512 Effect 513 Exercise Ascending and descending gracefully 513 Important points and ideation 514 Effect 515 Exercise Qi of the Hunyuan place to connect with nature 515 Important points and ideation 516 Effect 516 Chapter 14 Healing Making use of the mind, qi and body together to deliver external qi to heal 529 Healing with mind and qi together 530 Mental healing 532 Group healing through the formation of a qi fi eld 533 La qi healing method 534 Healing through the qi fi eld 537 Chapter 15 Narration of excercises Lift Qi Up Method - Peng Qi Guan Ding Fa 543 Preparation 543 Beginning 543 Front Raise Side Lift 543 Side Raise Front Lift 544 Diagonal Raise-lift 544 Completion 544 Three Centres Merge - San Xin Ping Zhan Zhuang 545 Preparation 545 Completion 547 Body Mind Form - Xing Shen Zhuang 547 Preparation 547 Beginning Head Exercise - He Shou Long Tou Qi Chong Tian Neck and Shoulders Exercise - Han Jian Suo Xiang Tong Pi Jian Upper Limbs Exercise - Li Zhang Fen Zhi Chang Jing Mai Thorax Exercise - Qi Yi Gu Dang Bi Lei Jian Backbone Exercise - Fu Shen Gong Yao Song Du Mai Waist and Pelvis Exercise - Zhuan Yao Shuan Kua Qi Gui Tian Hip Joint, Sacro-iliac Joint Exercise - Ping Zu Kai Kua Fen Qian Hou Knees and Ankles Exercise - Xi Gui Zu Mian San Jie Lian Lower Limbs Exercise - Dan Tui Jiao Zu Miao Tai Ji Completion - Hui Qi Kui Yi Zhuan Hun Yuan 550 Xun Jing Dao Yin Fa - Method To Disperse Qi Along The Channels 551 Beginning 551 Hand Channel 551 Foot Channel 552

12 Completion 553 Five One Form - Wu Yuan Zhuang 553 Preparatory Hold onto the sky and earth, interact with hunyuan place Open qi orifi ces and the three gates Crane's stand, mindful inside Spread wings to soar Heart practice Kidney practice Spleen (pancreas) practice Liver practice Lung practice Crane's walk Tremble Ascending and descending gracefully Qi of hunyuan place to connect with nature 557 Uniting Internal Organ Qi To One 557 Extra Treatment effectiveness analysis 561 Zhineng Qigong Treatment of 47,864 Cases 561 A. General clinical signifi cance 561 B. Methods of treatment 562 C. Criteria for effectiveness classification 562 D. Effectiveness of Treatment (refer to Table 3 and 4) 563 E. Discussion 563 Diagrams of Channels and Acupuncture Points 569

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