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The great intent : acupuncture odes, songs, and rhymes

Author: Richard Bertschinger; Jizhou Yang
Publisher: London : Singing Dragon, 2013.
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This collection of songs and rhymes composed by Chinese acupuncturists was compiled by the physician Yang Jizhou in 1601. Used both as teaching vehicles and as expressions of the poetry behind the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Bertschinger; Jizhou Yang
ISBN: 9780857011114 0857011111 9781848191327 1848191324
OCLC Number: 825749842
Notes: Preceded by (work): The golden needle : and other odes of traditional acupuncture : book two of Yang Jizhou's grand compendium (1601) / translated by Richard Bertschinger. 1991.
Description: 320 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The odes, songs and rhymes --
Ode to the whole body's points and channels --
Ode to the one hundred symptoms --
A song on the rule of the hundred points --
A song on how the six qi create disease --
The song 'four all-encompassing points' --
The song 'nine needles which revive the yang' --
Ode to the streamer out of the dark --
Ode to the magnanimity of the mat --
Ode to the golden needle --
A song on how the cycling five of heaven control disease --
A rhyming guide to essential indications when needling --
Ode to the jade dragon --
Old teacher mulberry's rhyme 'secrets of the stars' --
Ma danyang's song on the twelve points --
Shining bright as the starry sky and able to heal all the many diseases --
Ode to the importance of penetrating the dark mystery --
Ode to the magic brightness --
Ode to holding back the river --
Ode to intricacies in the circulating flow --
The song 'tricks to keep up your sleeve' --
The secret rhyme on needling 'barriers within' --
Tonifying and reduction swept clear as snow --
The song 'general pointers when needling' --
The song 'opening the door to needling law'.
Responsibility: Richard Bertschinger.

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This unique book would be of great interest of experience acupuncturists who wish to understand more about the complexities of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) assessment, diagnosis and treatment. Read more...

 
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