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Producing a feeling with a fixed method
Giving up the method after getting the feeling
Letting the feeling follow into everything
Personal feeling leads to complete awareness - Han Jing Yu
Zhan 站 is the standing posture, representing spring
Zuo 坐 is the sitting posture, symbolizing autumn
Xing 行 is the walking posture, embodying summer
Wo 臥 is the lying posture, standing for winter
There is no difference in practicing fast or slow. There is no force at all. The misconception is caused by the mind. The mind conceives of the result as based in two different states, hard and soft, as well as fast and slow. As long as the mind clings to this dualistic model, the student will break everything into two. But the moment of experience is only one.
Relaxed but not loose, tense but not stiff. Hard and soft, empty and full, movement and stillness, tension and relaxation, they all simultaneously interact.
By collapsing the chest, loosening the waist, lowering the qua, and bending the dong, the feet are secured like a tree.
First there is training. And then more training. And then some more. And after awhile, human exertion reaches a critical limit, surpasses human ability and ascends to supernatural domains where a "power" takes over that is beyond human context.
When we develop jing, we get a large amount of qi automatically. When we have a large amount of qi, we will also have strong shen, and we will become bright and glowing as a holy man.
Song means Relaxation
Huo means Flexibility in movement
Yuan means Circle
Zhang means Whole Body
The Six Harmonies
Body with Mind
Mind with Intent
Intent with Chi
Chi with Spirit
Spirit with Movement
Movement with Emptiness
On this level, we no longer deal with emotions, ideas, or conceptions, but with the essence and underlying nature of the thing In question.