Dear Ben Master Zhao Bichen (1860-1942) trained with at least 36 different Daoist Masters – but received Daoist Transmission from two elderly Ch’an monks (Liao Kong and Liao Ren).
Author’s Note: Master Zhao Ming Wang (b. 1966) is a friend of mine who teaches Qianfeng Daoism in Beijing, in the People’s Republic of China
Subject: Modern Daoism – Wim Hof Date:Sunday, September 17, 2017 06:33 Dear Q I am always researching the scientific verification of Chinese Daoist technique –
Dear J Thank you for your email. Yes – any form of qigong can be used to build general health. Various forms of Taijiquan or
Obviously not, as many times such a teacher must accept a simple life premised upon living in a state of voluntary poverty. In such an existence, it is cultural knowledge and the ability to ‘see’ what others cannot see that is the common currency.
Shen is the realisation and permanent identification of consciousness with universal ’empty space’ to such a degree that when the physical brain ceases to function, the ‘practitioner’ becomes the state of ’empty space’ – which is the universe that includes all things. This is why advanced Daoist practitioners are able to enter this state whilst still in their bodies, so that the actual ‘act’ of dying becomes a formality whereby ‘breathing’ ceases altogether and qi energy permanently integrates with ‘jing’ and ‘shen’ – leaving the physical body behind forever.