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Immortality in Chinese Thought and Its Influence on Taijiquan and Qigong

By Arieh Lev Breslow, M.A.




Immortality in Chinese Thought and Its Influence on Taijiquan and Qigong

This paper examines the origins of immortality in Chinese thought and introduce its influence on qigong and taijiquan. Religious ideas, immortality cults, herbs and drugs, physical and mental exercises... The search for immortality gave impetus to the belief that human beings can live healthier, longer, and happier lives.

SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 7 No. 2 (1998): 16 pages.


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