The Ling Shu, considered to be the Canon of Acupuncture, is translated here by Wu Jing-Nuan in its context as the first known treatise about acupuncture with its . Ling Shu or the Spiritual Pivot by Wu Jing-Nuan, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Lingshu Jing also known as Divine Pivot, Spiritual Pivot, or Numinous Pivot, is an ancient Chinese medical text whose earliest version was probably compiled in.

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The Back Shu Acupuncture Points An Explanation of the Minute Needles. The text is, however, chiefly concerned with acupuncture and takes the form of a dialectic between the Yellow Emperor, who poses a query or states a principle, and Qi Bo or some other expert who provides an an- China Review International: The Movement of the Protective Qi. I consider this translation is very good and detailed.

Diseases and Roots The Limits of the Channels.


Ling Shu or The Spiritual Pivot

Not Enabled Word Wise: Do not go away. The Major Channels Anthony Williams marked it as to-read Sep 23, However, he states that this translation is certainly good enough to aid in one’s comprehension of the very necessary fundamentals of classical Chinese thought.

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If there were more translations of this book I’d happily throw this book in the trash I’d happily throw it away, but until that time I’ll keep reading. The Limits of the Channels An Essay on the Bloods Luo Channels. Selected pages Title Page.

spigitual Lars Schuster marked it as to-read Jul 14, Questions on the Oral Teaching. True, he has provided a table of acupuncture points that describes their location verbally, but this is not an adequate substitute for figures upon which such features are more or less precisely marked.

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Thomas added it Feb 13, An asset to anyone who wants to learn about Daoism or Chinese Medicine. The Five Examinations and the Five Emissaries Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.


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Wu’s translation and interpretation was good. I would only recommend this book to serious students; mainly for reference.

In addition there are several times when the author uses the transliteration of Chinese anatomy instead of using a standard English term or Latin for for the body part. Show only items available online.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. One person found this helpful. Drawing upon a variety of new materials, the author is also able to shed light on the policy debates and evolution within the GMD and CCP. Overall the text is carefully edited, and factual and linguistic errors are not pervasive. BookPrint in English.