Vital Breath of the Dao Book, 2nd edition


Available August 2021!

This new edition of Vital Breath of the Dao, the best-selling book by Master Zhongxian Wu offers a deep dive into advanced Qigong methods and Daoist philosophy for practitioners of all levels and for those interested in Daoism and traditional Chinese shamanism.

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Available August 2021!

Immersing the reader in Daoist philosophy and its impact on life, this new edition of Vital Breath of the Dao by Master Zhongxian Wu is a fully illustrated guide to qigong, a way of physical and spiritual cultivation, and a way of life.

The book includes the historical background, practical application, underlying principles and techniques of Daoist cultivation practices to bolster health and intensify spiritual connection to universal energy. Lineage holder Master Zhongxian Wu uses storytelling and a wealth of practical examples to introduce powerful qigong and internal alchemy methods and offers previously unseen personal stories to deepen his explanation of Daoist philosophy.


Dedication. Introduction. Acknowledgements. Foreword. Part I: PinMingLunDao 品茗論道 – Tea and the Dao: Chapter 1. DaoFaZiRan 道灋自然 – The Dao Follows its Natural Way, Chapter 2. TianWangHuiHui 天网恢恢-The Universal Network, Chapter 3 DongXiYuanTong 东西圓通—The Pathway of Yin Yang; Part II: HanSanHeYi含三合 一Holding Three in One, Chapter 4. Xiang象 — Symbolism, Chapter 5. Shu 数 — Numerology, Chapter 6. Li理 — Theory; Part III DaDaoZhiJian 大道至簡—The Great Dao is Simple: *Chapter 7. XiuDao 修道 – The Dao of Cultivation. Afterword.