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The Resource Taoist meditation : the Mao-shan tradition of great purity, Isabelle Robinet ; translated by Julian F. Pas and Norman J. Girardot ; with a foreword by Norman J. Girardot, and a new afterword by Isabelle Robinet

Taoist meditation : the Mao-shan tradition of great purity, Isabelle Robinet ; translated by Julian F. Pas and Norman J. Girardot ; with a foreword by Norman J. Girardot, and a new afterword by Isabelle Robinet

Label
Taoist meditation : the Mao-shan tradition of great purity
Title
Taoist meditation
Title remainder
the Mao-shan tradition of great purity
Statement of responsibility
Isabelle Robinet ; translated by Julian F. Pas and Norman J. Girardot ; with a foreword by Norman J. Girardot, and a new afterword by Isabelle Robinet
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robinet, Isabelle
Dewey number
299/.51443
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL1923
LC item number
.R6313 1993eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
SUNY series in Chinese philosophy and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Meditation
  • RELIGION
  • Meditation
Label
Taoist meditation : the Mao-shan tradition of great purity, Isabelle Robinet ; translated by Julian F. Pas and Norman J. Girardot ; with a foreword by Norman J. Girardot, and a new afterword by Isabelle Robinet
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-267) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1 General Perspectives I The Book, Cosmic Creator and the Alliance with the Gods 1 The Ching Reveals the Laws of the World 2 The Ching as the Foundation of the World 3 The Ching: a Token of Power that Certifies and Enlists Divine Protection II Talismans and Invocations: Summoning the Gods Talismans and Invocations: Fu and Chu III Auxiliary and Preparatory Exercises IV The Figure of the Saint and the Spiritual Hierarchy V The Creative Imagination and the Intermediary World Chapter 2 The Book of the Yellow Court I General Introduction II Visualization of the Viscera 1 Interior Vision 2 The Viscera as Living Symbols 3 The T'ai-p'ing ching as Predecessor 4 The Huang-t'ing ching: Viscera in the Book of the Yellow Court 5 The Inheritors and the Therapeutic Tendency 6 The Cosmic Dimension of the Viscera 7 The Center of the Body: The Spleen 8 The Fertile Abysses of the Body The Kidneys and the Lower Cinnabar Field The Gate of Destiny, Ming-men The Origin of the Barrier, Kuan-yüan III The Circulation of Breath and Essence 1 Breath or Ch'i: Aerial Yang Principle of the Body 2 Essence or Ching: Moist Yin Principle of the Body 3 The Sexual Seed 4 The Nourishing Saliva IV Conclusion Chapter 3 The Book of Great Profundity I Introduction II The Gods of the Body III Unitive Fusion through the Whirlwind 1 Unitive Fusion, Hun-ho 2 The Whirlwind, Hui-feng Chapter 4 The One, "Preserving the One," and the Three-Ones I Unity: Void, Origin, and Chaos II Preserving the One, Shou-i III The Su-ling ching: The Three and the Nine 1 "Preserving the One," and the Three-Ones 2 The Nine Palaces IV The Tz'u-i ching (Scripture of the Feminine One) and the T'ai-tan yin-shu (Secret Book of the Supreme Cinnabar) 1 Tz'u-i, The Feminine One 2 T'ai-i, The Supreme One Chapter 5 Overcoming Obstacles and the Certainty of the Final Outcome I The Embryonic Knots II The Promise of Immortality Chapter 6 The Metamorphoses I Creative Metamorphoses and the Perpetual Mutations of Life II The Changing Faces of Truth III Metamorphoses of the Gods IV Moving and Wandering V Magical Metamorphoses and Reproduction VI Metamorphoses of the Taoists VII Invisibility: Light and Darkness VIII Liberating Mutation and Blessed Dissolution Chapter 7 Distant Excursions: Ranging Through the Universe I Mystical Flights, Fabulous Excursions, and Spiritual Quests II Cosmic Exhalations, Fresh Sprouts, and Essential Nourishments III The Penetrating Gaze; Vision of the Poles, Mountains, and Seas; and the Universe's Homage Chapter 8 Flight to the Stars I The Couple Sun-Moon 1 Meditation Practices: The Sidereal March, Nourishments of Light, and Flight to the Stars 2 The Hierogamic Transposition of Attributes: Alternation and the Coincidence of Opposites 3 The Pivot and the Infinite Center 4 The Bath of Fire and Water; Sovereignty 5 The Nourishment of Light and the Fusion with the Stars II The Planets and the Bushel 1 Description 2 Meditation Practices: The Mantle of Stars, Heavenly Couch, and the Mesh of the Network 3 The Center Above 4 The Bushel and the Supreme One, T'ai-i 5 The North: Matrix of Transformations 6 The Divided Center: North-South and Death-Life, the Hells, Order and Division 7 The Polar Darkness 8 Gateway and Step; the Dance
Control code
42636670
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 285 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585068299
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)42636670
Label
Taoist meditation : the Mao-shan tradition of great purity, Isabelle Robinet ; translated by Julian F. Pas and Norman J. Girardot ; with a foreword by Norman J. Girardot, and a new afterword by Isabelle Robinet
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-267) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1 General Perspectives I The Book, Cosmic Creator and the Alliance with the Gods 1 The Ching Reveals the Laws of the World 2 The Ching as the Foundation of the World 3 The Ching: a Token of Power that Certifies and Enlists Divine Protection II Talismans and Invocations: Summoning the Gods Talismans and Invocations: Fu and Chu III Auxiliary and Preparatory Exercises IV The Figure of the Saint and the Spiritual Hierarchy V The Creative Imagination and the Intermediary World Chapter 2 The Book of the Yellow Court I General Introduction II Visualization of the Viscera 1 Interior Vision 2 The Viscera as Living Symbols 3 The T'ai-p'ing ching as Predecessor 4 The Huang-t'ing ching: Viscera in the Book of the Yellow Court 5 The Inheritors and the Therapeutic Tendency 6 The Cosmic Dimension of the Viscera 7 The Center of the Body: The Spleen 8 The Fertile Abysses of the Body The Kidneys and the Lower Cinnabar Field The Gate of Destiny, Ming-men The Origin of the Barrier, Kuan-yüan III The Circulation of Breath and Essence 1 Breath or Ch'i: Aerial Yang Principle of the Body 2 Essence or Ching: Moist Yin Principle of the Body 3 The Sexual Seed 4 The Nourishing Saliva IV Conclusion Chapter 3 The Book of Great Profundity I Introduction II The Gods of the Body III Unitive Fusion through the Whirlwind 1 Unitive Fusion, Hun-ho 2 The Whirlwind, Hui-feng Chapter 4 The One, "Preserving the One," and the Three-Ones I Unity: Void, Origin, and Chaos II Preserving the One, Shou-i III The Su-ling ching: The Three and the Nine 1 "Preserving the One," and the Three-Ones 2 The Nine Palaces IV The Tz'u-i ching (Scripture of the Feminine One) and the T'ai-tan yin-shu (Secret Book of the Supreme Cinnabar) 1 Tz'u-i, The Feminine One 2 T'ai-i, The Supreme One Chapter 5 Overcoming Obstacles and the Certainty of the Final Outcome I The Embryonic Knots II The Promise of Immortality Chapter 6 The Metamorphoses I Creative Metamorphoses and the Perpetual Mutations of Life II The Changing Faces of Truth III Metamorphoses of the Gods IV Moving and Wandering V Magical Metamorphoses and Reproduction VI Metamorphoses of the Taoists VII Invisibility: Light and Darkness VIII Liberating Mutation and Blessed Dissolution Chapter 7 Distant Excursions: Ranging Through the Universe I Mystical Flights, Fabulous Excursions, and Spiritual Quests II Cosmic Exhalations, Fresh Sprouts, and Essential Nourishments III The Penetrating Gaze; Vision of the Poles, Mountains, and Seas; and the Universe's Homage Chapter 8 Flight to the Stars I The Couple Sun-Moon 1 Meditation Practices: The Sidereal March, Nourishments of Light, and Flight to the Stars 2 The Hierogamic Transposition of Attributes: Alternation and the Coincidence of Opposites 3 The Pivot and the Infinite Center 4 The Bath of Fire and Water; Sovereignty 5 The Nourishment of Light and the Fusion with the Stars II The Planets and the Bushel 1 Description 2 Meditation Practices: The Mantle of Stars, Heavenly Couch, and the Mesh of the Network 3 The Center Above 4 The Bushel and the Supreme One, T'ai-i 5 The North: Matrix of Transformations 6 The Divided Center: North-South and Death-Life, the Hells, Order and Division 7 The Polar Darkness 8 Gateway and Step; the Dance
Control code
42636670
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 285 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585068299
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)42636670

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