Metal Element – Part 1

(Five elements – 4)   Metal Element in our bodies is represented by the skin tissue on the surface. Around us there is this layer of Guardian Qi or Wei Qi that surrounds us as Auric/Golden layer. This is also classified as being Metal element according to some sources which don’t ignore this part of our existence. And of course there are the stars of the Traditional Chinese Medicine and Qigong, Lungs and Large intestine.[…]

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Earth element – Part 2

(Five elements – 3)   As I have mentioned in previous post, Earth Element in our bodies represents organs Spleen and Stomach and related meridians. Now, since my major concern in our posts is energy Qi, I will mention few acupuncture points that I think every serious Qigong practitioner should know and remember to use it when it’s necessary. For example in cases of first aid, healing or helping someone not just yourself. Spleen meridian[…]

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Earth Element – Part 1

(Five elements – Part 2)   Read also the Part 1: Five elements – Introduction Usually we don’t start with description of the Earth element, but rather with Water or Metal. But let’s start with Earth since we live on it and from it (it provides everything for our existence), we walk on it and it’s so obvious to us that we forget to be connected with it at least with our feet, if not[…]

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Five elements – Introduction

  The concept of five elements is one of the fundamental principles in Chinese Qigong, but also in other areas of Ancient Chinese life, such as Medicine, Feng Shui or Geomancy, Astrology, Philosophy and Religion. It is one of the crucial things that you need to understand if you want to grasp the wisdom described in ancient texts. Why is something like it is, why ancient Chinese did something as they did and often why[…]

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