Equanimity, good health, peace of mind, and long life are the goals of the ancient Taoist tradition known as qinternal alchemy, q of which Cultivating Stillness is a key text. Written between the second and fifth centuries, the book is attributed to T'ai Shang Lao-chunathe legendary figure more widely known as Lao-Tzu, author of the Tao-te Ching . The accompanying commentary, written in the nineteenth century by Shui-ch'ing Tzu, explains the alchemical symbolism of the text and the methods for cultivating internal stillness of body and mind. A principal part of the Taoist canon for many centuries, Cultivating Stillness is still the first book studied by Taoist initiates today.A Taoist Manual for Transforming Body and Mind Eva Wong ... An esoteric interpretation will reveal hidden instructions on internal alchemy and meditation, and will offer advice on a lifestyle that is conducive to the cultivation of health and anbsp;...
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