Explore the development of human consciousness through the classical Chinese literature.
Presents a close study of the energetics of the emotions.Each of the 7 emotions is discussed in detail,showing how the internal organs are implicated in each display of feeling, & how health & disease manifest in emotion.
This book provides an introduction to the medicine of the Neijing, and the influence of the contemporary schools of yin yang and wu xing (five phase, five element) theory.
Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee explores the double aspect of the heart- the heart/mind that regulates emotions and acts as the dwelling place of the spirits, and the heart as governor of blood and the circulatory system which connects and protects.
Insight into the eight extraordinary meridians is well presented by the authors through their study of the Neijing and Nanjing. This book presents a full examination of the eight extraordinary meridians from the texts of the Neijing (The Yellow Emperor's Inner Classic), the Nanjing (The Classic of Difficult Issues), and their commentaries. The first section gives an overview of the eight as showing the basic interaction of yin and yang within the body, as providing the foundation for the movement of qi and as being the underlying framework for the main meridian system. Classical descriptions of points and pathways are explored in depth.
Fundamental and indispensable book for anyone interested in these elements. Each element is explored and well presented by the author's insights.
This books is based on the Suwen chapter 1, with its full exposition of the seven year cycles of the girl and woman as she commences menstruation, reaches the fullness of her fertility and then moves in menopause.
The authors turn their attention to the six extraordinary fu, which are connected with the configuration of a network of essences during the formation of the body. A valuable addition to the series.
This book presents the central position of the heart in Lingshu-chapter 8..
This book presents a close study of the paired zangfu of the heart master and triple heater. - Transcribed and editied from aseminar given in London by Claude Larre and Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee in 1986.
Jing Shen is the title of the seventh chapter of the Huainanzia major Daoist text of the early Chinese Han dynasty. It examines the origins of life and the intergral place of the human beings within the cosmos.
This book presents the study of the kidneys in this classics series.A brief summary of kidney pathology with principle causes of disease, symptoms and patterns of disharmony is given, as well as an index of all Chinese characters and main concepts.
This book presents the liver and gall bladder from the Suwen and Lingshu chapters. -
Transcribed and edited from a seminar given in London in 1987 by Claude Larre and Elizabeth Rochat de la Vallee.This new edition has been re-edited,& Chinese characters have been included in the body of the text.
This new book presents various transformations which occur within the mother & developing baby during pregnancy. A month-by-month description of pregnancy is given. Two later texts present alternative & more unusual images of the fetus.
This book presents the Confucian style hierarchy of each of the zangfu with its particular sphere of activity & interaction. Key chapter of the Nei Jing and the Yellow Emperor's Classic of Internal Medicine.