Part 3- Mind
I have often been asked by students of Qi Gong how they can enhance their practice. I generally look at what they are practicing before I comment since the problems may lie in the mechanical and technical aspects of their Qi gong. These are the obvious and external qualities that are reasonably easy to rectify. Assuming all is well there I then consider the less obvious and more internal qualities like respiratory technique and integration and then lastly and arguably the most important of the Triple Unity of Body, Breath and Mind (Qing, Qi and Shen) that comprise the practice of Qi Gong, I consider the mind, since it is this last aspect of our practice that often is most easily neglected.
Mind or Shen ( often referred to in its more mundane aspect as Xin) is an incredibly complex … Read More »