Ling Shu: Or the Spiritual Pivot

Ling Shu: Or the Spiritual Pivot

By: Wu Jing-Nuan (translator)Paperback

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The Ling Shu, considered to be the Canon of Acupuncture, is the second part of the Huang Di Nei Jing (The Yellow Emperor's Inner Classic). These conversations about heaven, man, and earth and their dynamic relationships are attributed to the Yellow Emperor circa 2600 B.C., and his ministers. The first part is called the Su Wen, or Simple Questions. The second part, the Ling Shu, is translated here by Wu Jing-Nuan in its context as the first known treatise about acupuncture with its associated medical procedures and for its philosophical beauty. The title itself expresses a world vision and reality where material and structure are secondary to the living energy of Ling Shu, the Spiritual Pivot.

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After spending fifteen years in the U.S. as a venture capitalist on Wall Street, Wu Jing-Nuan returned to Asia to train in healing modalities. He has studied and been associated with Dhammasaro Bhikku, Yang Chia, and Professor Hsu Hung. Wu has been in private practice in Washington, D.C., since 1973 and is the founder of the Taoist Health Institute, which provides both traditional and modern medical services.

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  • publication date: 31/12/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780824826314
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780824826314
  • weight: 431
  • ISBN10: 0824826310
  • translations: Chinese

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