Encounters With Qi

Author: David Eisenberg (M.D.)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393312133
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An American medical exchange student describes his impressions of Chinese medicine; discusses herbal remedies, psychic healing, and acupuncture; and suggests possible lessons for doctors in the West

Acupuncture Physical Medicine

Author: Mark Seem
Publisher: Blue Poppy Enterprises, Inc.
ISBN: 9781891845130
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Western medicine encounters qi • mystifying human energy • hypnotizability • •
romanticizing Eastern practices • relaxation by any other name • problematizing
the concept ofqi • freeing up the flows • types ofqi • • human energy and holding
patterns • location, location, location • • organism heal thyself* The discipline of
focusing one's attention, as practitioner and as client, on the location of
blockages, on holding patterns created by the repetitive strains of life, is one way
to encounter ...

Breathing Spaces

Author: Nancy N. Chen
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231502214
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Viewers who might not have heard of qi or qigong were able to see qigong
masters heal individuals with the healing touch of this vital energy. Dr. David
Eisenberg, who wrote about qigong in the 1970s in Encounters with Qi (
Eisenberg and Wright 1985), was included as an interlocutor for the special
segment. When Moyers and Eisenberg went to clinics or parks and spoke to
qigong masters, American audiences saw demonstrations and heard first-hand
narratives about this form of ...

Tai Chi Chuan And The Code Of Life

Author: Graham Horwood
Publisher: Singing Dragon
ISBN: 9781846428067
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, Zhang Bohua, Shanhgai College of Traditional Medicine Collected Works of
C.G. Jung, C.G. Jung, Routledge Kegan Paul Complete Book of Acupuncture,
The, Dr Stephen Chang, Celestial Arts Encounters with Qi, David Eisenberg M.D.,
Norton & Co. Ltd. Encyclopedia Britannica Facts on File Encyclopedia World
Mythology and Legend, The, Anthony S. Mercatante, Facts on File Fundamentals
of ...

Complementary And Alternative Medicine For Health Professionals

Author: Linda Baily Synovitz
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 0763765953
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He directed two large national U.S. surveys on the use of CAM therapies; wrote a
text, Encounters with Qi; and has published many scientific data-based research
studies. Currently, Dr. Eisenberg is the Director of Harvard Medical School's
Osher Research Center, and is the Program Director of Integrative Medicine at
Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.13 bernard siegel, Md
An early pioneer is Dr. Bernard (Bernie) Siegel (fIgure 6.2), a physician who
graduated ...

The New York Times Book Review

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By Barbara Gastel ONCE when he was living in China, David Eisenberg relates, "
a group of schoolchildren gently took hold of my arms and walked me across the
street. Having noticed my blue-gray eyes, they assumed I was totally blind and
wanted to escort me through the traffic." But to judge by "Encounters With Qi," a
vivid glimpse of traditional Chinese medicine, Dr. Eisenberg is far from blind. A
doctor of internal medecine and a clinical research fellow at Harvard Medical
School, ...

Literature Religion And East West Comparison

Author: Anthony C. Yu
Publisher: University of Delaware Press
ISBN: 9780874138696
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Daofang, Qi's primary wife, is quite different from the other women. Daofang is
more self-restrained; the novella does not explicitly describe her concern with
sexuality. Her name is a pun upon a Daoist state, the fragrance of the Way, which
indicates the fulfillment of cultivation and thus the attainment of immortality. Yu
Yuanchang (ca. 1615-after 1646) of the late Ming pointed out in his commentary
on Marvelous Encounters: Qi has had wonderful encounters with a hundred [

The Great Wall

Author: Carlos Rojas
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674058801
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The passage in question describes a 550 bce attack on the city of Ju by Duke
Zhuang from the state of Qi, and specifically mentions a soldier named Qi Liang
under the duke's command. After Qi Liang is killed in battle, the prince of Ju
allows his corpse to be re- trieved and returned home. Later, when Duke Zhuang
encounters Qi Liang's wife on the outskirts of town, he attempts to offer his
condolences. Rather than accept the duke's expression of sympathy, however, Qi
Liang's wife ...

The Tao Encounters The West

Author: Chenyang Li
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791441367
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The "five elements" are believed to be five types of qi 'st (chi).3 The Chinese
believe that the fundamental element or material of the world is qi, which has
been appropriately translated into English as "energy-force." Unlike atoms, in
Chinese philosophy qi is intangible, dynamic, and yet forms the myriad of things
in the world. This concept of something intangible as the foundation of reality may
appear to many Westerners incomprehensible. Fortunately, modern physics has
provided a ...

Humour In Chinese Life And Letters

Author: Jessica Milner Davis
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
ISBN: 9888083511
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From this simple, irreductionist understanding of medicinal matter, or yaowu,
derive routine therapeutic practices designed to move and transform a patient's qi
. From the larger ... The qi presence is thus something to be “felt”, and TCM
practitioners who have been trained to feel its presence can detect its movement
in their own bodies as well as in other “bodies”. ... In clinical encounters, qi is
performed to differentiate between clinical patterns and to associate the
appropriate yaowu.