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The qualities of metal, its uniqueness, its Chinese character jin ?, metal or gold. Hard, resistant and long-lived, yet also able to be shaped and reshaped, especially by fire and heat. Also gold, precious, rich, refined.15 min - 30 min
Metal and Sound. Bronzes, bells, gongs. Clear ringing, resonant, far-reaching sound. Lungs as door of the voice. Points for the voice: Lu 10, Lu 9, Lu 6, Lu 3. Shang metal note restores clarity and regulation. Shang points: Lu 11, LI 1, Kid 17.30 min - 45 min
Metal and Exorcism. Metal in the swords and lances of shamans and later in the needles of acupuncture to expel the gui. 5 out of 11 lung points have gui symptoms: Lu 11, Lu 5, Lu 10, Lu 3, Lu 9. Also LI 11, and LI 10 + St 36.45 min - 1.5 hrs
Metal and Time Part 1. Rhythms jie ?. Venus, metal planet, morning star, planet of war. Metal's power to cut, kill, separate. Yang metal Stem 7 geng ?, yin metal Stem 8 xin ?. Yang metal monkey Branch 9 shen ?, yin metal rooster Branch 10 you ?.1.5 hrs - 1.75 hrs
Metal and Time Part 2. Lungs linked to autumn but also to spring and early morning (3 - 5 am) through Branch 3. Initiating, activating power, first meridian. 2020 Metal Rat and 2021 Metal Ox: Covid years affecting lungs and harsh metal restrictions.1.75 hrs - 2 hrs
Metal and Time Part 3. 24 jie Qi, solar fortnights. In the 12 lunar months, the lung is related to the first month. Questions and Answers.2 hrs - 2.25 hrs
Metal in Internal Alchemy. Aim longevity, unified consciousness, using only what you have within yourself eg the three treasures of Jing Qi Shen. Attunement of the small self with the cosmos. Metal role to concentrate and essence. Alchemical terms.2.25 hrs - 2.5 hrs
The cauldron, ding ?, place of firing, refinement and transformation. Hexagram 50, Ding, the Cauldron, emblematic of the creation of a new state. Neijingtu Inner Landscape Map, Xiuzhentu Cultivating Authenticity Map.2.5 hrs - 3 hrs
Qi between material Jing and immaterial Shen. Unconscious breath made conscious. 3 dan tian, 3 passes. Planting the gold coins of the breath, they rise as fruits on the mulberry trees, then stars in the sky. Transformation, regeneration, reversal.
Discover Metal as a Deep Hidden Treasure
About Peter Firebrace
Peter Firebrace (FBAcC) began his acupuncture studies in 1980 at the International College of Oriental Medicine (ICOM) in England, then did further studies with the European School of Acupuncture in Paris and the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Chengdu, China. He has also studied Chinese language and philosophy with the Ricci Institute in Paris. Past Principal of ICOM (1985-1990), he was a co-founder of Monkey Press, publishing the Chinese Medicine from the Classics series. Co-author of A Guide to Acupuncture, he has produced educational videos on The Roots of Chinese Medicine, The Jingluo Meridian Network and The Circle of Ren and Du Mai, a book of poems, Cloud Falls Rap, and two albums of songs and music videos on Chinese medical and Daoist themes, Sea Gong and Chinese Medicine Blues. He teaches internationally and now lives, writes and practices acupuncture by the sea in northern Denmark. Peter is in the process of setting up Guan Academy of Chinese Medicine for online teaching.
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