& Answer - Practice
- What are the
characteristics of chikung?
- What are the major elements
of chikung practice?
- What are the differences
between taichichuan and chikung?
- Why is using visualizations
- Isn't it good to send chi
to other people?
- Is it good to practice
chikung outside in a park or up on a mountain?
- At what age can we begin to
- How can we improve our
concentration in the practice of chikung?
- How should our practice
change during the different seasons of the year?
- If I can't practice for
several days in a row, what will happen?
- I have heard that
subliminal recordings are very helpful in improving one's ability to
concentrate during meditation. Will listening to subliminal recordings help
improve my chikung practice?
- Sitting in a zen-style of
meditation or doing hatha yoga suits my personal style more than doing
chikung exercises. What does chikung have to offer me that neither zen
meditation nor hatha yoga does?
- Men and women are
physically different. What differences are there in chikung practices for
men and women?
- Should men breathe
differently than women in practicing chikung?
- There seem to be so many
different hand positions used in meditation. What is the difference between
- How much sleep do we need
when we practice chikung?
- How do we avoid being so
emotionally distracted by external factors which cause a lot of desires in
- Many books and articles on
chikung techniques go into great detail about how we should move our chi to
specific points on our body as well as tell us to visualize our breath
moving around the outside of our body. In your teaching of chikung you do
not tell us these specific details. What are the advantages of your method?
- In your teaching of chikung
you do not tell us these specific details. What are the advantages of your
method? Many special intensive workshops promise to teach the secrets of
chikung in a comparatively short time. What do you think of these?
- Some teachers say that it
is imperative while meditating to stay awake during the meditation. In the
meditation portion of your chikung classes people sometimes fall asleep.
Which is the more helpful practice in meditation: to stay awake or to fall
- The New Age movement
appeals to many people. Can we use New Age ideas to speed up our Chikung
practice and achieve a higher level more quickly?
- Why can't some people sleep after practice? Some people
can't concentrate in the morning. What can they do?
- What do we need to do in our practice?
- In the journey to enlightenment,
we must let go of our ego and self-respect, and throw away our knowledge and
experience. On the way, however, it is possible that after we let go, we
lack enough energy to be reborn before we find our real face and real self.
This may result in our lacking self-confidence and being unbalanced. When faced with such instability and uncertainty, how can we create
more power for ourself and what should we do to improve this situation?
- Does our practice change the longer we practice?? How can we convince people who are doing chikung practices which are different from ours that they are doing the wrong practice? Shouldn't all students practicing chikung be practicing in the same way?
- Why is it important to have a positive or optimistic attitude when practicing
- Please discuss the state we enter in meditation and our original face/mind. Are they the same thing?
- Taiwan's Olympic Gold medalists have returned to Taiwan. Both of them have already attained the ultimate goal in their sport, and they have earned masters degrees, too. So,
what's next for them?
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