By Stuart Alve Olson
Publish 12 months note: First released in 1992
The first English translation with observation of 3 vintage Taoist texts on immortality
• interprets The Jade Emperor's brain Seal vintage, The Immortals, and the 3 Treasures of Immortality
• Defines the Taoist thought of immortality and examines the lives and practices of Taoists who accomplished this state
• finds the stairs had to in attaining immortality in our sleek society
The Jade Emperor's brain Seal Classic teaches that you can actually reach immortality in the course of the cultivation of the 3 treasures of Taoism:
• ching sexual and actual energy
• qi breath and important strength, and
• shen spirit and psychological energy.
Chinese heritage is sprinkled with money owed of people who utilized the teachings of the Jade Emperor and lived as much as 2 hundred years. Drawing on his large wisdom of Taoism, martial arts, and chinese language historical past and tradition, Stuart Alve Olson accompanies his translations with informative statement that explains the ancient context of the texts in addition to demonstrates the sensible purposes in their teachings in modern life.
In The Jade Emperor's brain Seal Classic, Stuart Alve Olson offers new translations of 3 fundamental Taoist texts: "The Immortals," from the Pao P'u Tzu by way of Ko Hung of the Sung dynasty—the first Taoist in historical China to provide a whole own account of his look for immortality; the 1st and merely translation of the entire textual content of The Jade Emperor's brain Seal Classic, which has lengthy been considered one of 5 very important scriptures recited day-by-day by means of Taoists of the Dragon Gate Sect; and a unprecedented Dragon Gate treatise, "The 3 Treasures of Immortality," that defines the themes of ching, qi, and shen. Drawing on his vast wisdom of Taoism, martial arts, and chinese language background and tradition, the writer accompanies his translations with broad remark that explains the historic context of the texts in addition to demonstrates the sensible functions in their teachings in modern life.
Stuart Alve Olson has been a working towards Taoist for over thirty years and has studied with the recognized Taoist grasp T. T. Liang (1900-2002). He lectures through the global and lives within the San Francisco Bay Area.
"Contains first-class causes of and data on chinese language Taoist options, rules, practices, and objectives. It additionally presents priceless guidance for daily healthiness and guidelines for getting access to the mysteries of mysticism. Readers may be encouraged to start or renew their commitments for cultivating a fuller life." Master Mantak Chia, writer of Taoist Cosmic Healing