Lonny S. Jarrett, author of Nourishing Destiny and The Clinical Practice of Chinese Medicine
In this beautiful book, Master Zhongxian Wu communicates to us his great understanding of and experience with Qigong - not as a mere technique but as a perspective on life itself. He presents this material in a timeless way that engenders open awareness and ease of being in the reader. I recommend this book to all practitioners who have a serious interest in the deeper traditions of Chinese Medicine.
Livia Kohn, Professor of Religion and East Asian Studies, Boston University, author of Daoism and Chinese Culture and Chinese Mysticism
Provides a fascinating glimpse into the correlative and symbolic thinking of a traditionally trained Qigong master. The book weaves a fabric rich in traditional stories, concepts, and terms, applied in a variegated pattern to the complexities of modern life.
Michael Mayer, PhD, Licensed Psychologist, Qigong teacher and author of Secrets to Living Younger Longer: The Self-Healing path of Qigong Standing Meditation and Tai Chi
A remarkable blend of interesting scholarship, valuable healing practices, and a gateway into the deep authentic tradition of Chinese Shamanism and the internal martial arts. It would take the journey of a lifetime in China to find such teachings and sincerity.
Dennis Lewis, author of The Tao of Natural Breathing and Free Your Breath, Free Your Life
This lovely book explores the symbolism, numerology, and theory of Chinese Shamanic Qigong in a way that will expand the horizons of both Qigong beginners and long-time practitioners alike.