h�Ԙmo�6ǿ The discussion of shen, hun, po, yi, and zhi above has largely relied on the separate and sequential presentation of each spirit. Its direction is south, and the planetary energy that it embodies is that of Mars. Zhi is associated with the element of water, and it carries the energy of the direction north and the planet Mercury. The Po belongs to the metal element, the direction west, and the planet Venus. endstream endobj startxref h�bbd```b``���@$+�d��������S@$�&�zL As our spiritual practice deepens, more and more of the Po–or physical–aspects of consciousness are transmuted or used as support for the Hun– or more ethereal–aspects. h�b```����@��(���q@���s����!�.F��[���I�ﵲi?��W�+��D����&e㎎�A!� 7 �X�>�R@� I``\�r�����ZF� �d�����̓Y�ll�tnj �ǹ�T��V�:FYՍ7{�������0�B-���`�y���^Qf`�zH3�� �}3� “Shen” also indicates the complex of all five mental-spiritual aspects of a human being, i.e. (Shen, Hun, Po , Yi , Zhi) שבעת הרגשות וחמשת האספקטים הנפשיים ברפואה הסינית. }8�sx?�\�/�� |�[�>A %%EOF Dieses Mal: Der Hun. The element associated with the Heart’s Shen is fire. Zhi is the minister in charge of the intention and effort required to accomplish things. Clear, sparkling, responsive eyes are one indication of healthy Shen—awareness that is vibrant, fluid, and intelligent. This includes the effort and perseverance needed to succeed in our spiritual practice. ", The Three Treasures in Traditional Chinese Medicine, The "Five Elements" Theory of Chinese Cooking, The Meridian System: Channels of Awareness, Stage Five of Qi Cultivation: Directing Qi, Qi (Chi): The Taoist Principle of Life Force, Acupressure Treasures: Yong Quan — Gushing/Bubbling Spring, M.S., Sociology and Philosophy, University of Wisconsin–Madison, B.S., Mathematics and Women's Studies, Northwestern University, M.S.O.M., Southwest Acupuncture College–Santa Fe. Acupuncture Points: The Shen, Yi and Zhi and Needling in the Nei Jing The Nei Jing, and especially the Ling Shu, contains very many passages with instructions to acupuncturists as to how to needle. All these passages give instructions as to how to engage the Shen, Yi or Zhi (of the practitioner) when needling. The spirit-infused action arising from such a choice has the quality of wuwei: non-volitional and spontaneously skillful or "right" action. Hun wird gemeinhin als die Wanderseele bezeichnet und steht in Opposition zur dem Metall-Element zugeordneten Körperseele Po, deren Aufgabenbereich der Schutz und die Instandhaltung der physischen Ebene ist. The origin of the Five-Shen system is found within the Shangqing lineage of Taoist practice. Hun (The Ethereal Soul) SHEN 神; TWO MEANINGS OF “SHEN” 1) Shen indicates the activity of thinking, consciousness, self, insight, emotional life and memory, all of which depend on the Heart. Zhi is associated with the element of water, and it carries the energy of the direction north and the planet Mercury. Sitting between the two poles is the Yi which is known as the ‘earthly centre’. Hun ist ein Überbegriff für die psychologische Komponente des Holz-Elements. A healthy Yi manifests as spirit-infused intelligence and understanding. As this process unfolds, we are, within our very bodies, manifesting “Heaven on Earth.”, Elizabeth Reninger is a Taoist practitioner of qigong, acupuncture, and tuina massage. אבחנה סינית בנושאי גוף נפש We work through yi and zhi, hun and po in … The Five Shen are the spirits associated with each of the body’s five yin organ systems (Heart, Kidney, Spleen, Liver, and Lungs). ����`v.X�g�� ���H2f.�����q 67�4m��V 2�lK-�T��h $� og`bd`q����N���� �� = SPIRIT. As the other four spirits shift and change in levels of dominance this is reflected in the changing Yin Yang balance of the Yi which then gives rise to various aspects of our cognition. The hun and po, the yin yang expression of the human soul, represent the powers of heaven and earth within us; the yi and the zhi represent intent and will, the ways in which the human heart/mind begins to construct reality. She is the author of several books on spirituality, including "Physics, Philosophy & Nondual Spiritual Inquiry. This book has been adapted and edited from three seminars given in London over a period of two years. The Five Shen, when in balance, vibrate with a resonant beauty similar to the planets’ “Harmony of the Spheres.” Ultimately, within the context of our neidan (Inner Alchemy) practice, the Five Shen are returned to the unified Mind of Tao. )���̹�UdJ���r����ۡ��{5H��L����b�� �����7��竢�-�{{��:=�E���Br�GI>�cb��. HUN. It explores the nature of the Mind (Shen), Ethereal Soul (Hun), Corporeal Soul (Po), Intellect (Yi) and Will-Power (Zhi) and then presents the diagnosis and treatment of the most common psychological disorders with both acupuncture and Chinese herbs in detail. I translate this as "Mind". �3�.�4326�2��ػw����?�Y��`�������0-�B�E7w�}-�'eZf0J���7<9i\=�t_����lQ��H8M�~��ɴd��p:MWIV���.eP��b It begins with a section on hun and po, moves on to jing shen, and concludes with yi and zhi… #C�BsX�VP@ �o�,ܧ�{ �tR0%�|�(����=a�øʈ�����YF������w]�s|ƫ������_����lr?KW�")WY9�V�E]��4��Lg�����2�! The Shen and the Hun are both Yang spirits whilst the Zhi and the Po both relate to the pole of Yin. The Po or corporeal soul is associated with the lungs and is the aspect of consciousness that dissolves with the elements of the body at the time of death.