"qi" 炁

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Re: "qi" 炁

Postby Bao on Tue Feb 27, 2018 2:32 am

Wuyizidi wrote:Qi:
炁: xian tian qi
氣: hou tian qi (heaven - energy from air, earth - energy form food, etc, and human)


It makes sense, though I have never seen this distinction in writing. Maybe you have example from a traditional text to share? Thanks.
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Re: "qi" 炁

Postby Wuyizidi on Tue Feb 27, 2018 7:49 pm

Bao wrote:
Wuyizidi wrote:Qi:
炁: xian tian qi
氣: hou tian qi (heaven - energy from air, earth - energy form food, etc, and human)


It makes sense, though I have never seen this distinction in writing. Maybe you have example from a traditional text to share? Thanks.


Sure. Here you go - a section from the most famous of the Daogong classics from Dragon Gate Sect.

http://blog.sina.com.cn/s/blog_878380d80102uy4c.html
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Re: "qi" 炁

Postby Bao on Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:36 am

Wuyizidi wrote:
Bao wrote:
Wuyizidi wrote:Qi:
炁: xian tian qi
氣: hou tian qi (heaven - energy from air, earth - energy form food, etc, and human)


It makes sense, though I have never seen this distinction in writing. Maybe you have example from a traditional text to share? Thanks.


Sure. Here you go - a section from the most famous of the Daogong classics from Dragon Gate Sect.

http://blog.sina.com.cn/s/blog_878380d80102uy4c.html


Great, thanks. 8-)
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