Acknowledgements. Notes on Romanization of Pinyin. Disclaimer. Foreword by Author. 1. Introduction to Nei Gong. 2. The Three Bodies of Man. 3. Sung Breathing. 4. The Ji Ben Qi Gong. 5. Nei Gong Preparation. 6. Lower Dan Tien Work. 7. Going Deeper into Nei Gong. 8. Advanced Nei Gong Practice. Conclusion. Appendix I. Glossary of Terms. Recommended Reading. About the Author. Index.
The Nei Gong process of inner alchemy described in a clear and readable form
Damo Mitchell has studied the martial, medical and spiritual arts of Asia since the age of four. His studies have taken him across the planet in search of authentic masters. He is the technical director of the Lotus Nei Gong School of Daoist Arts, and teaches Nei Gong in the UK and Sweden.
The author suggests that the "Dao is accessible by everyone in one
way or another. The form it takes only depends upon how much you
are willing to put in." As with any worthwhile goal in life, it
takes patience, diligent practice, good teaching and persistence to
get the maximum benefits. So it is with Nei Gong. This book will
give the reader enough insights to persue the study of Nei Gong
further. The practices of Sung breathing and the Ji Ben Qigong set
are bound to be of value to all who read this book. -- Yang-Sheng
This book drills down into the golden core of the ancient Chinese art and science of internal self-cultivation known as "Chi Gung" or "energy work", and after reading it, you'll understand why Chi Gung is the best way on earth to protect your health, prolong your life, and clarify your awareness of both aspects of the "Three Treasures" of life - mortal body, breath, and mind; and immortal essence, energy, and spirit. Known simply as "Nei Gung", or "internal work", this inner alchemy may be learned and practiced by anyone. Written by a dedicated practitioner who verifies scholarly research with personal experience and illustrates ancient theory with contemporary practice, this book provides the Western mind with a clear-cut introduction to Chi Gung that informs as well as inspires the reader to practice. -- Daniel Reid
This is one of the best if not the best book on Daoist internal arts that I've ever read... Many books give practices but you don't understand the principles and reasons for doing them. This book is written so that you can understand the principles behind the practices. It is soundly based on the simple teachings of Lao Tze... I would recommend anyone interested in qigong and nei gong to get this book. -- Qigong Healing.co.uk