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I Ching: throwing coins to follow your path

Not quite Hansel and Gretel but almost…  The I Ching [Yi (E) Jing] is also known as the Book of Changes. It is likely written in 2000-3000 BC and is one of the bases for Daoism. I find it a wonderful help in guiding me through some of life’s questions. It is meant to assist you on your path so you can be in tune with your own nature. It is really and truly wonderful

The Daoist ideal is to have crystal-clear perception that enables you to move naturally at the right time. Wasting no effort, and having clarity. Wu Wei – the art of ‘doing without action’ or doing nothing yet accomplishing everything. It means to be so in touch with our environment and the people in it that our actions flow naturally from the situation – go with the flow...

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Five Phase Theory

Five Phase (Element) Theory

is a backbone of Chinese Medicine.

There are two different models in which the theory works, one where the Earth element is an equal element, and one where Earth is an element that other elements return to in the 19 days before and after each cycle.

More to come on how each Phase affects each other.

5 elements

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