Nourishing the Essence of Life: The Outer, Inner, and Secret Teachings of Taoism Eva Wong

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Published: January 29th 2013

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Nourishing the Essence of Life: The Outer, Inner, and Secret Teachings of Taoism  by  Eva Wong

Nourishing the Essence of Life: The Outer, Inner, and Secret Teachings of Taoism by Eva Wong
January 29th 2013 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 112 pages | ISBN: | 5.50 Mb

Theteachings of Taoism, Chinas great wisdom tradition, apply to every aspect oflife, from the physical to the spiritual—and include instruction on everythingfrom lifestyle (a life of simplicity and moderation is best) to the work ofinner alchemyMoreTheteachings of Taoism, Chinas great wisdom tradition, apply to every aspect oflife, from the physical to the spiritual—and include instruction on everythingfrom lifestyle (a life of simplicity and moderation is best) to the work ofinner alchemy that is said to lead to longevity and immortality.Here,Eva Wong presents and explains three classic texts on understanding the Tao inthe macrocosm of the universe and the microcosm of the body that provide anexcellent overview of the three traditional levels of the Taoistteachings—Outer, Inner, and Secret.

The Outer teachings are concerned withunderstanding the Tao as manifested in nature and society. They are easilyaccessible to the layperson and consist of the Taoist philosophy of nature andhumanity, advice on daily living, and a brief introduction to the beginningstages of Taoist meditation. The Inner teachings familiarize the practitionerwith the energetic structure of the human body and introduce methods ofstilling the mind and cultivating internal energy for health and longevity.

TheSecret teachings describe the highest level of internal-alchemicaltransformations within the body and mind for attaining immortality.



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