Book of Chinese Beliefs Frena Bloomfield

ISBN: 9780345363596

Published: September 13th 1989

Mass Market Paperback

256 pages


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Book of Chinese Beliefs  by  Frena Bloomfield

Book of Chinese Beliefs by Frena Bloomfield
September 13th 1989 | Mass Market Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 256 pages | ISBN: 9780345363596 | 5.53 Mb

Earth magic, ghost weddings, passports to the after-life -- the spirit of ancient Chinese beliefs still exists side-by-side with everyday modern reality, and it affects every aspect of Chinese life, from diet and decor, to getting married and openingMoreEarth magic, ghost weddings, passports to the after-life -- the spirit of ancient Chinese beliefs still exists side-by-side with everyday modern reality, and it affects every aspect of Chinese life, from diet and decor, to getting married and opening a business.THE BOOK OF CHINESE BELIEFS shows how the Chinese people have managed to preserve their beliefs for thousands of years, while at the same time successfully adapting to the contemporary high-tech era.

Here are fascinating explanations of customs that take you far beyond the superficial cliches about Chinest culture:* Tong Sing -- The Know Everything Book, a bible of the practical and the spiritual in everyday life* Hsien -- Powerful guardians, gifted in the arts of healing, wise in mystical studies* Fung Shui -- Chinese Earth Magic, appropriate placement of objects to create the best energy flow for an environment* I Ching -- One of many methods for reading fate and telling fortunes* Chi -- The mysterious healing energy that animates all life* Tongs -- Ancient secret mystical societies that have dangerous modern counterpartsThis wonderful compendium of spiritual practices, healing arts and day-to-day attitudes is the perfect introduction to the mysteries of Chinese life.



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