TCM, a human health framework developed in China since the dawn of its civilization, evolved through the history and remains as the core of the culture.
TCM, is based on the philosophical sequence, patterns, and movements of Yin-Yang in the universe, perceiving human body as a microcosmic miniature of the macrocosmic Yin Yang movement of time and space in the universe.
Human health is under the influence of the Sun, Moon, and Earth. TCM depicts human body between heaven and earth as the 3 treasures, and promotes "Tian ren he yi (天人合一)", the acupuncturist's crucial thoughts that men and women will be benefited by maintaining balanced health as a way of living, following the cycle of yin yang in seasons and life stages: men have an 8 years cycle and women have a 7 years cycle.
The below exercises are practical to every person, an essential part of maintaining balanced health:
To be more close to the term, it was compared to the trigger, mechanism, or dynamic of a physical device 'bow and arrow' that once it has been triggered will release the arrow from the bow.
The writings are providing insights for today's people to understand Qi. It is termed in English as energy, unfortunately, it is such a unique term in Chinese culture, there is no direct translation can be found in other languages.
Invisibility is one of the key character of Qi, it flows freely everywhere in human body when there is no blockage in the channels.
Each point is a hole, cavity, or vacuity by definition, invisible but can be felt by touch, needles can trigger De-Qi or the arrival of Qi sensation.
The pathway joined by acupuncture points, and a network for Qi to run like water in rivers. It is an invisible line of acupuncture points.