Month: December 2012

In traditional Chinese medicine, meridian is a path through which the life-energy or qi flows

Nadis, the Channels of Life force Energy

A couple of years ago I use to visit a homeopath to treat a recurring hair fall problem, she would diagnose the cause by checking my pulse also known as Nadi Pariksha (pulse examination). Surprisingly, she would point out the right causes, simply by examining the energy flow in the nadis. In ancient Indian medicine, Nadis are the channels or energy pathways that carry Prana or life force throughou... »

I Ching coin

The Basics of I Ching, the Chinese Divination Tool

I Ching is an ancient, sophisticated fortune-telling tool used by the Chinese to predict the pattern of events which will govern and shape our destiny. Terence McKenna studied the I Ching and developed his interpretations in the form of Timewave or Novelty theory. But what exactly is the I Ching and how does one use it? This has been succinctly explained in this guest post by Erik Oakenshield, who... »