Yijing Shamanic Oracle of China

For the Chinese, the destiny of each individual and the cosmos have always been inextricably linked, and for two thousand years the Yijing, or the Book of Change, has exercised the best minds in the Orient.

Author: Richard Bertschinger

Publisher: Singing Dragon

ISBN: 9780857010667

Category: Religion

Page: 336

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For the Chinese, the destiny of each individual and the cosmos have always been inextricably linked, and for two thousand years the Yijing, or the Book of Change, has exercised the best minds in the Orient. Richard Bertschinger, author of The Secret of Everlasting Life (the first translation of The Can Tong Qi), has worked from the classical commentaries to make a fresh and up-to-date translation for the modern world. Marriage, business ventures, journeys, military ventures, disputes, world affairs, personal problems, health or money issues, all are grist for the mill of the Book of Change. Through pondering the lines, studying their poetry, and devoting ourselves to its meaning, the heart of the ancients is clear. We pick up perhaps in a way we never could have conceived of, how to guide and direct our lives. With an introduction that explains the underlying structure and philosophy of the Book of Change, as well as its history, and a detailed explanation of how to throw the yarrow sticks, or the coins, the novice reader is given everything they need to take their first steps in consulting the ancient oracle, and those already familiar with established translations will find this fresh translation from the original texts clear and illuminating.

I Ching

This illustrated edition offers a new depth of meaning to this ancient source of wisdom and meditation.

Author: Martin Palmer

Publisher: HarperThorsons

ISBN: 9781855384163

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 261

View: 377

For anyone seeking a new understanding of the ancient Chinese divination system and its 64 hexagrams, this fresh translation of the I Ching reveals an original interpretation of the oracle and the historical truth behind it--an epic saga of a people's struggle for liberty. This illustrated edition offers a new depth of meaning to this ancient source of wisdom and meditation.

Shamanism in Chinese Medicine

Bertschinger, R. (2012) Yijing, Shamanic Oracle of China. London: Singing
Dragon. Bertschinger, R. (2015) Essential Texts in Chinese Medicine: The Single
Idea in the Mind of the Yellow Emperor. London: Singing Dragon. Bridges, L. (
2012) ...

Author: CT Holman

Publisher: Singing Dragon

ISBN: 1787751384

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 277

This engaging, highly anticipated book compellingly describes healing techniques of Chinese shamanism while respecting the tradition. CT Holman, a medically trained and licensed clinician of over 20 years, clearly explains how Chinese shamanism can be seamlessly woven into modern lifestyle and contemporary medical practices. He explores effective methods to address physical pathologies and emotional imbalances by applying shamanic-influenced techniques including visualizations, verbal healing and shamanic drumming, among others for self-care and medical treatment. The primary resource for the material presented originates from the author's intensive decade-long study under shamanic teacher, Master Zhongxian Wu. Several color illustrations and before-and-after patient photos are included that beautifully depict the spirit-based diagnostics and treatments. Incorporating numerous clinical examples and thoroughly researched procedures, this book teaches practitioners how to combine treatments - concentrating on the spirit and soul - with modern medicine to treat the whole person and enrich their practice. This enlightening book is a must-read for Chinese medicine practitioners, other medical professionals and non-professionals interested in the subject.

I Ching Acupuncture The Balance Method

of related interest Seeking the Spirit of The Book of Change Eight Days to
Mastering a Shamanic Yijing (I Ching) Prediction System Master Zhongxian Wu
Foreword by Daniel Reid ISBN 978 184819 020 7 Yijing, Shamanic Oracle of
China A ...

Author: David Twicken

Publisher: Singing Dragon

ISBN: 9780857010643

Category: Medical

Page: 322

View: 270

I Ching Acupuncture - The Balance Method is a system of acupuncture point selection based on the principles of Chinese philosophy and classic Chinese texts, including the I Ching, Nei Jing Su Wen and Ling Shu. In this unique book Dr. Twicken presents classic Chinese philosophical models that explain the relationships between philosophy, Chinese medical principles, acupuncture channels and the human body. The models are the He Tu, Luo Shu Nine Palaces, Early Heaven Ba Gua, Later Heaven Ba Gua, Twelve-Stage Growth Cycle, Stems and Branches and the Chinese calendar. These models and theories clearly show the relationships between the acupuncture channels and the human body and provide guiding theory for acupuncture strategies and point selection. I Ching Acupuncture presents six Balance Methods. This clinically effective system of acupuncture is based on minimal and distal acupuncture treatments. I Ching Acupuncture - The Balance Method is a valuable and effective acupuncture system that can complement any practice.

Philosophy of the Yi

“The Original 'Yijing:' A Text, Phonetic Transcription, Translation, and Indexes,
with Sample Glosses.” PhD dissertation, University of ... Translated from the
Chinese by Fu Youde ... I Ching:The Shamanic Oracle of Change. London and
San ...

Author: Chung-Ying Cheng

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444334115

Category: Philosophy

Page: 200

View: 813

This volume, an assemblage of essays previously published in the Journal of Chinese Philosophy, conveniently and strategically brings together some of the trenchant interpretations and analyses of the salient, structural aspects of the philosophy of the Yijing. Key essays published in the Journal of Chinese Philosophy brought together in a single volume The book offers incisive interpretations and analysis of the most significant aspects of the philosophy of Yi Provides insights into the ways in which the natural and human worlds work in conjunction with one another

I Ching for Teens

The only comprehensive guide to the I Ching especially for teens. • The first translation of the I Ching that speaks directly to teens, the fastest growing segment of the book-buying public. • Includes down-to-earth descriptions of the ...

Author: Julie Tallard Johnson

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1594775486

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 232

View: 611

The only comprehensive guide to the I Ching especially for teens. • The first translation of the I Ching that speaks directly to teens, the fastest growing segment of the book-buying public. • Includes down-to-earth descriptions of the original hexagrams and practical examples of how they can be applied to the teen experience. What shall I do with my life? Are my friends really friends? Whether used as a meaningful tool for self-discovery or as a fun game with friends, the I Ching for Teens can help teens answer the questions that are important to them. They can use this hip, down-to-earth translation to gain insight into a wide range of topics--from getting along with parents, friends, and romantic interests to finding a direction for the future. The I Ching has been used for centuries as a means to divine the future, understand the present, and discover personal truth. With its ancient roots and widespread popularity, the I Ching has gone through many interpretations to keep its wisdom accessible and alive. Now, for the first time, Julie Tallard Johnson offers a fresh translation of this ancient text developed especially for teens. Johnson provides guidance in the voice of a wise older sibling while retaining the authority and integrity of the original text. Each hexagram features stories, descriptions, quotes, and advice tailored to reflect and respect the unique nature of the teen experience. Teens will have a blast with the book's fun, contemporary style while developing their ability to seek truth, formulate meaningful questions, and find answers from within.

The Original I Ching Oracle or The Book of Changes

Often referred to as the Eranos edition, this revised and updated translation offers the most substantial advance in I Ching since Richard Wilhelm introduced the oracle to the West in the 1920s.

Author: Rudolf Ritsema

Publisher: Watkins Media Limited

ISBN: 1786781654

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 864

View: 264

Often referred to as the Eranos edition, this revised and updated translation offers the most substantial advance in I Ching since Richard Wilhelm introduced the oracle to the West in the 1920s. The I Ching is one of the oldest Chinese texts and the world’s oldest oracle. Accumulated from over 2,500 years of diviners, sages and shamans and born out of the oral tradition, the I Ching as we know it today is a collection of texts, imagery and advice, philosophy and poetry, divided into 64 chapters. There are 64 hexagrams, created from a collection of six lines, either broken or solid. In order to “read” from the book, you must cast a hexagram. The traditional method required yarrow sticks but nowadays is based on tossing three coins six times. The Original I Ching Oracle or Book of Changes was inspired by Carl Gustav Jung's insights into the psyche and researched for more than 60 years through the Eranos Foundation of Switzerland. It presents the oracular core of the I Ching as a psychological tool: the symbols interact with our minds in the same way dream images do.

Essential Texts in Chinese Medicine

In this selection of core texts, Richard Bertschinger presents a commentary and translation of the key writings for students and practitioners of Chinese medicine in the 21st century from the ancient, definitive set of books on Chinese ...

Author: Richard Bertschinger

Publisher: Singing Dragon

ISBN: 0857011359

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 205

In this selection of core texts, Richard Bertschinger presents a commentary and translation of the key writings for students and practitioners of Chinese medicine in the 21st century from the ancient, definitive set of books on Chinese medicine, the Huangdi Neijing or 'the Yellow Emperor's Medical Classic'. Bertschinger selects the key sections of the long and often impenetrable Huangdi Neijing that are vital for students and practitioners to know and understand for practice today, and provides an accessible view of these fundamental writings which remain central to all traditional approaches to medicine in China. Taking eminent Ming doctor and scholar Li Zhongzi's selection of texts as a basis, he also includes a number of additional texts from the Huangdi Neijing on topics such as the spirit in treatment, a resonance with nature, the art of needling, and the Five Elemental body and personality types, thus ensuring the relevance of this core set of information for students and practitioners of acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine today.

I Ching

The Classic Chinese Oracle of Change : the First Complete Translation with
Concordance. was the formation of the hexagrams , the six - line figures that
display and organize the divinatory texts . Wu Hsien , literally the Conjoining
Shaman ...

Author:

Publisher: Element Books, Limited

ISBN:

Category: Cosmology, Chinese

Page: 816

View: 257

Inspired by C.G. Jung's insights into the psyche, this edition presents the oracular core of the I ching as a psychological tool.

Yi Jing

The Ten Wings or The Great Appendixes to the Yi Jing , were written by various
unnamed authors over a long span of time . ... a language based on ritual , a
secret knowledge exclusively passed on to an inner circle of diviners or shamans
. ... as the authors of the Yi Jing , with the proviso that their authorship is in turn
based on the ancient wisdom of the Chinese ... The Yi Jing is an oracle ; the
language and figures of the book itself are an instrument on which one can rely
for direction .

Author:

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN:

Category: Chinese classics

Page: 297

View: 293


Fathoming the Cosmos and Ordering the World

The Yijing (I Ching, Or Classic of Changes) and Its Evolution in China Richard
Joseph Smith, Professor of History and Director of Asian Studies Richard J Smith.
- The Elemental Changes ... I Ching : The Shamanic Oracle of Change . London ...

Author: Richard Joseph Smith

Publisher: Richard Lectures (Hardcover)

ISBN:

Category: Philosophy

Page: 393

View: 429

This is a study of the development of the Yijing in China from the earliest times to the present. Drawing on recent scholarship in both Western and Asian languages, the author offers a fresh perspective on almost every aspect of Yijing theory and practice.

Magick Shamanism Taoism

With this book, the magician can learn to use the primal elemental forces of the universe as they are revealed in the ancient Hexagrams.

Author: Richard Herne

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide Limited

ISBN: 9781567182071

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 345

View: 178

Delve into the Magickal Side of I Ching Divination The Book of Changes (I Ching) is more than just an oracle--it is also an incredibly powerful tool for theoretical and practical magick and meditation. With this book, the magician can learn to use the primal elemental forces of the universe as they are revealed in the ancient Hexagrams. For the first time in a study of esoteric practices, Magick, Shamanism & Taoism provides the regular Chinese word-characters for the Hexagrams as well as representations of their archaic antecedents, based on the earliest known examples of Chinese calligraphy. This opens up the potential for creating interesting and authentic variants for talismanic magick. The I Ching is comparable to the well-known Qabalistic Tree of Life. Like the Qabalah, it comprises a "cosmic map" that seeks to define categories for all the possible permutations of elements and circumstances existing in the universal cycle of creation and destruction. Those familiar with the Qabalah will find this to be a perfect complementary system of universal symbols. This book is primarily concerned with the Book of Changes and its links to Taoism, the magickal practices of the Chinese Wu, and related schools of thought. My ambition has been to open up the I Ching so that it can be approached on several levels, all of which are important aspects of the overall whole. Whereas most books on the I Ching focus on the system's oracles as a means to divination, my work builds on that important base to include the potential for magickal rites and meditations, blending traditional ideas with contemporary experimentation. In this way, it allows for a greater personal appreciation and assimilation of the primal elemental forces that underpin the Trigrams and Hexagrams. In doing so, it not only describes the basic tools appropriate for Chinese-style magick, but also explains the symbolism and esoteric theory behind their use. Parallels that I have drawn between Taoism and other worldviews such as shamanism, Ninjutsu, Shinto, Thelema, and Tantra help to broaden and explain fundamental occult concepts. Hexagram correspondences bring together interpretations of the figures with related symbols, gods, ritual instruments, and appropriate magickal workings in a way never before attempted in a work on the I Ching. -Richard Herne

The Original I Ching Oracle

This remarkable work is the final result of 50 years of I Ching research and over 10 years of roundtables and seminars.

Author:

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781905857050

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 851

View: 724

This remarkable work is the final result of 50 years of I Ching research and over 10 years of roundtables and seminars. Based on a revolutionary translation method, and inspired by Carl Jung’s insights into the psyche, The Original I Ching Oracle offers Western readers the closest possible approach to the true content of the ancient Chinese oracle. By cutting through layers of philosophical analysis and recovering the original images of the I Ching, it puts readers in contact with a deep universal dimension of the human psyche, as important today as it was for the shamans in China over 3,000 years ago.

China s Management Revolution

If the stature of a cultural artefact is measured by the length of its reach acrossthe
ages, the I Ching (the Book of Changes) has no peer. ... to be established with
certainty,but their principlesare traditionally attributedtoaprobably mythical
shaman, King Fu Xi (c. ... Divinationsystems have been popular everywhere
throughout history (the Tarot, thecrystalball, the oracle at Delphi,the witches in
Macbeth).

Author: Charles-Edouard Bouée

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230303862

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 202

View: 957

As one of the world's largest economies China is facing many unique management challenges in the wake of the financial crisis. The future presents many opportunities for growth and commerce but new management skills must be developed to cope with these issues.

Ling Ch i Ching

A Classic Chinese Oracle Ralph D. Sawyer, Mei-chün Sawyer. 53 • Assistance of
the Spirits Ho • Jointly undertaking ... LIU O “ Four ghosts and two shamans ” —
yin , flourishing , is active above . “ The spirits of Heaven send down good fortune
 ...

Author: Ralph D. Sawyer

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN:

Category: Philosophy

Page: 294

View: 567

For centuries, the Ling Ch'i Ching has been a popular source of wisdom and an oracle of fortune telling. The ritual for consultation involves throwing 12 disks that are said to be imbued with power. The disk would be arranged in rows yielding one of 125 possible trigrams. In the text, each trigram is represented by a core oracle describing a situation, problem, or event and its internal dynamic. Calligraphy throughout.

The British National Bibliography

Author: Arthur James Wells

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Bibliography, National

Page:

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The Occult I Ching

In this illustrated guide, Maja D’Aoust applies her significant experience as a professional practitioner and scholar of the I Ching to provide a history of the oracle, explain the mechanisms at work behind it, and offer a new ...

Author: Maja D’Aoust

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1620559056

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 448

View: 161

An illustrated guide to the occult history, serpent magic, and practical application of the I Ching • Reveals how the sacred language of the original eight trigrams of the I Ching was discovered by a wisdom serpent known as Fu Xi • Explores how the I Ching formed the basis of the earliest Taoist philosophies, its complex correlation with human DNA, and its relationship with artificial intelligence • Provides new contemporary analysis of each of the 64 hexagrams, their changing lines, and archetypes of the I Ching • Includes original artwork highlighting the serpent magic within the system and tools to help you interpret the I Ching based on your own individual experience One of the oldest books in the world, the I Ching has been used in China for millennia to open a dialogue with divinity, gain insight and wisdom, and pull aside the curtain of reality to reveal the light of the heavens. Yet, despite its popularity over thousands of years, few understand its mysterious origins, symbolism, or occult connections. In this illustrated guide, Maja D’Aoust applies her significant experience as a professional practitioner and scholar of the I Ching to provide a history of the oracle, explain the mechanisms at work behind it, and offer a new experiential approach to its interpretation. The author begins by examining the discovery of the I Ching by the first mythical emperor of China, Fu Xi, a divine being with the body of a serpent. She reveals how Fu Xi’s eight original trigrams, also called the Ba Gua, provided a sacred language of symbols that allowed for communication between the diviner and the spirit world. Using the I Ching’s principles of cosmology as a basis, the shamans of ancient China developed the earliest Taoist philosophies of nature, medicine, martial arts, and mathematics as well as ecstatic practices, war strategies, birth and death rituals, agricultural systems, and alchemical studies. D’Aoust further shows how the I Ching relates to the mathematical sequences of biology and human DNA, examining the correlation between the serpent’s tail and the double helix. She reveals how the ways the oracle connects with your own inner knowing parallel the ways in which DNA repairs itself. Providing a new analysis of each of the 64 hexagrams and their changing lines and archetypes, the author explores each hexagram’s meanings in depth, alongside original artwork highlighting the serpent magic within the system and tools to help you interpret the I Ching based on your own individual experience. Revealing how the oracle holds complex networks of meaning that language alone fails to capture, D’Aoust offers a new understanding of the Book of Changes and its many hidden lessons.

Everyday Qigong Practice

Early-stage Qigong practitioners often find it difficult to establish a daily Qigong practice. This useful handbook teaches simple Qigong exercises that can be easily practiced in the home every day.

Author: Richard Bertschinger

Publisher: Singing Dragon

ISBN: 1848191170

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 79

View: 330

Early-stage Qigong practitioners often find it difficult to establish a daily Qigong practice. This useful handbook teaches simple Qigong exercises that can be easily practiced in the home every day. The book provides guidance for a series of warm-ups and exercises which are easy to learn, very effective and all based on ancient practice. These include refreshing Early Morning Meditations; the classic Eight-Sectioned Brocade; the dynamic Three Circles Posture; the Nine Aggrievement Exercises, which are great for combating bad moods; and the Three Lowerings, an exercise for sound sleep. The author offers advice throughout on important points to remember when practicing Qigong at home and how to deal with any problems that arise in a straightforward and relaxed way. Suitable for young and old, this is the perfect introduction to classic Qigong. The meditations and exercises will be particularly healing for those recovering from illness

The Great Intent

This is the first translation of these acupuncture odes, songs and rhymes from the Great Compendium of Acupuncture and Moxibustion compiled by the Chinese physician Yang Jizhou during late Ming China.

Author: Richard Bertschinger

Publisher: Singing Dragon

ISBN: 0857011111

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 320

View: 400

Songs and rhymes have been used by physicians for centuries in China as a means of memorising and passing on methods of practice and behaviour, moral attitudes, effective points, diagnostic tips and rules of thumb. These newly translated poems offer a rich insight into the life and thought of these skilled doctors, as well as practical indications for treatment. Contemporary acupuncturists can see from these poems the depths of the tradition, better understand a breadth of diagnostic skills and treatment planning, and as a result greatly improve their appreciation of intent within their own practice. The poems also serve as a gentle introduction to the philosophy behind acupuncture practice. This is the first translation of these acupuncture odes, songs and rhymes from the Great Compendium of Acupuncture and Moxibustion compiled by the Chinese physician Yang Jizhou during late Ming China. The book includes a comprehensive introduction that places the work in historical, cultural, and medical context, a symptom index, a point index glossary and a list of helpful points for common signs and symptoms encountered in acupuncture and physiotherapy clinics.

I Ching

In this user-friendly interpretation of the I Ching, Michael Drake presents drumming as a revolutionary way to approach the ancient Chinese oracle.

Author: Michael Drake

Publisher: Talking Drum Publications

ISBN: 0962900222

Category: Music

Page: 152

View: 445

In this user-friendly interpretation of the I Ching, Michael Drake presents drumming as a revolutionary way to approach the ancient Chinese oracle. A blending of shamanic drum ways and Taoist philosophy, I Ching: The Tao of Drumming provides for the first time the rhythmic structure of the 64 hexagrams or potential human situations. Drum patterns derived from the hexagram images conduct the essence of each category of experience into a resonating current, giving it physical, mental, and spiritual impulse. Through the natural law of resonance, the drummer then embodies the qualities necessary to effect change or harmonize with change in any given situation. With clear explanations of each of the 64 hexagrams along with concise instructions and illustrations, the author reveals how fate can be shaped through drumming these simple rhythms. Whether an accomplished percussionist or a total beginner, the drummer can effortlessly create and change experience and help others do the same.