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Traditional Chinese Medicine
Basic Qi Principles by Michael J. Gelb. A few basic insights that will help you get the most from qi-cultivation practices.
Qi as Entertainment: The Force in Star Wars by Various Sources. May the Force—and Qi—be with you.
Qi in Calligraphy by Steven Luo. Chinese calligraphy is unique in that it is a visual representation or manifestation of qi.
Qi In Chinese Painting by John Voigt. In the Occidental West, the tradition is the painter should represent the physical. Not so in Asia.
Qi in Modern Art: Vincent van Gogh and Jackson Pollock by John Voigt. The two paintings described here offer an experiential understanding of how Qi may manifest itself, and offer an approach to a visceral understanding of what Qi is.
Qi Is the Real Secret of Creativity by Michael J. Gelb. Consider a work of art that has moved you deeply. Whether it’s a play, a musical composition, a painting, or a dance, chances are that, more than the words, notes, colors or choreography, you were affected most by the energy of the piece.