Elemental Acupuncture Blog

These blogs are based on my own reflections and interpretations of what I have learned thus far from sources including teachers, books, websites, conversations, seminars, CPD's etc. All of the information I have included has been to the best of my ability based on Chinese Medicine/philosophy in order to share what I have learned and in order to create a journal of my experiences/understandings through the medium of blogging. Nothing here is set in stone or objectively true as in accordance with Western science but is more in line with the world view of Daoism, Chinese philosophy and acupuncture.

Dao Space

Deep within is the capacity to see beyond the 'I' or 'You', beyond the separation. A place of no ideas. A place of nothing. An ancient people named this space Dao. And they were aware that in their attempts to name it, they lost it. To apply thought to it was to dissolve it. To seek it was to chase one's tail. Nevertheless, it is considered the start, the between, and the end. It evokes feelings of fear; what am 'I', who is this 'self' if no boundaries exist? It also awakens feelings of reverence as it reveals unification with all things. It is known to be the primordial source responsible for the expansion of life. Appreciation of it can calm the ego. Fear of it can inflate the ego. Living

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