The Tao of Health, Sex, and Longevity: A Modern Practical Guide to the Ancient Way
With a detailed introduction to the ancient philosophical, ethical, and religious Chinese practice of Taoism, The Tao of Health, Sex, and Longevity is a unique, comprehensive, and practical self-help guide to live a balanced and positive Taoist lifestyle.
Written by a Westerner for the Western mind, The Tao of Health, Sex, and Longevity is perfect for the modern reader interested in exploring the balanced and holistic health care system used by Chinese physicians, martial artists, and meditators for over 5,000 years.
Drawing on his extensive personal experience and research from original sources, author Daniel Reid covers all aspects of the healthy Taoist lifestyle, delivering concise information and instruction on diet and nutrition, fasting, breathing and exercise, sexual health, medicine, and meditation.
Featuring helpful charts and illustrations, The Tao of Health, Sex and Longevity makes the ancient practice easier to understand and more applicable to a modern Western audience than ever before.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - drj - LibraryThing
Written by a Westerner who lives in Taiwan and has studied under several masters. This is a clearly written text with diagrams and charts that cover the Taoist approach to the physical aspects of life ... Read full review
Review: The Tao of Health, Sex, and Longevity: A Modern Practical Guide to the Ancient WayUser Review - Spiderbobster - Goodreads
Great insights on chinese philosophy. Also a great way to rethink the way our body works and behaves in time. Tao signifies the primordial essence or fundamental nature of the universe and is both a religion and a philosophy. Read full review
Yin and Yang xxxiii
The Three Treasures xlv
Cast of Taoist Characters lvii
Diet and Nutrition 3
Fasting and Excretion
Taoist Bedroom Arts
The Tao of Nurturing Life
Sitting Still Doing Nothing
The Microcosmic Orbit
The Cosmic Astronauts
Death and Immortality
Taoist Healing Arts