So it is finally here! The Scholar Sage comes to print!
After a couple of years of collected authors producing articles for the website, Singing Dragon have put us into printed format. It was one of our most commonly asked questions – ‘how do I read your articles offline?’ well, here you go; now there is a hard copy of our most popular articles.
As well as putting together the best of Scholar Sage Online we have also included articles not available on the site and those from the site have been edited, updated and expanded with more detail on various aspects of the Daoist tradition.
Here is the blurb from the back of the book:
This collection of fascinating short reads on Daoist thought, including Chinese medicine brings together some of the most popular articles from the Scholar Sage online magazine, alongside new material from Damo Mitchell. It includes:
· How the teaching of the ‘three worms’ (Sanchong) demonstrates the way Daoism pulls together models of the physical, energetic, spiritual and psychological
· A translation of and commentary on the Classic of Breath and Qi Consolidation, an important Daoist classical poem that discusses the relationship of Jing and Qi in the body
· The importance of the pineal gland in Daoist alchemical thought
· The internal alchemy of Fire, Water, Dragon and Tiger
· The meaning behind the pairs of Fu Dogs often seen guarding the entrances of Chinese temples, government buildings and restaurants
· How Fa Jin works
· How increasing your ‘excitement threshold’ can help you to find contentment in states of perpetual centeredness
· Understanding and using food energetics
· And much more.
Helping you to think about your practice in new ways, the book features contributions from senior students at the Lotus Nei Gong School of Daoist Arts, including Roni Edlund, Lauren Faithfull, Tino Faithfull, Donna Pinker and Dr Seb Smith.
The book is available from Amazon.com by clicking here