entire physique prayer is an enchanting memoir by Yan Ming Li, a Qigong Grasp. It tells the story of his difficulties throughout his upbringing in a working-class household in Communist China in the course of the Cultural Revolution. He had a pure affinity for Qigong, and it changed into therapeutic talents with slightly observe. He ultimately emigrated West, turning into a trainer and healer in Atlanta. There are unimaginable tales of therapeutic within the guide. After telling his personal story, he teaches his entire physique prayer self-healing method.
Grasp Li has ecumenical religious beliefs equal to the eternal philosophy which many consider are on the coronary heart of all the foremost religions of the world, and that is talked about all through the guide. Readers who’re skeptical of such beliefs could discover this a stumbling block, however I favored his clear dialogue of it.
In a nutshell, his self-healing method is meditation in a standing pose. It includes visualizing vitality flowing to part of your physique from the religious heart (Dantien in Chinese language, Hara in Japanese, generally taught in varied martial arts). I discovered the method enjoyable, though it concerned an arm place that I discovered a bit awkward. I modified it a bit to make it extra snug. I intend to strive, visualizing the therapeutic vitality directed to my knee. Who is aware of?
I’ve expertise with Yoga-based actions originating in India, however comparatively little expertise with these of Chinese language origin akin to Tai-chi and Qigong (word that Qi is pronounced like “chi”, and Chi of Tai-chi is identical as Qi). This attention-grabbing studying makes me need to look extra into them.