Chpater 3 from Kohn

Chpater 3 from Kohn - Daoist body: landscapes &...

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Kohn 3. Visions of the body Blood: blood, lymph, life force Deficiencies or obstructions: tumors, cyst Wei protector yang moves along meridians Ying protector yin moves with Blood Jin fluids: yang, rise to surface, tears (Li) Ye fluids: yin, lymph & mucus as inner lubricants Jing Essence (sexual potency) M@8 F@7
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Unformatted text preview: Daoist body: landscapes & divine beings active, moving spirit ( shen ) organizing, latent numen ( ling ) embrace transformative role of sex Contrast to medieval Western legacy Sex & body as threat to self-mastery BUT Greek sex as exercise (Kuriyama) Confucian body: preserve Qi so restraint...
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