Daoist Cosmology – Imagery and Internal Alchemy


TianChuiXiang XianJi Xiong ShengRenXiangZhi

天垂象 見吉凶 聖人象之

Nature shows its patterns – Indicating auspicious and inauspicious – Sages apply them as imagery

– Confucius, Yijing XiCi (Appended Statements)


(28 pages)


Regardless of which Daoist art one devotes themselves to, high level practitioners work towards the same result – DeDao 得道, attaining the Dao. The most important, yet most secret (and therefore widely missing in modern Daoist philosophy and arts) element of all Daoist studies is XiangFa 象灋, or applied imagery.