The Systematic Classic Of Acupuncture And Moxibustion: Huang-Ti Chen Chiu Chia I Ching (Jia Yi Jing)
The Systematic Classic of Acupuncture and Moxibustion: Huang-Ti Chen Chiu Chia I Ching (Jia Yi Jing)
The first clinical textbook of acumoxa therapy dating from the third century - and one of the four great Chinese acupuncture classics - this book is so authoritative that it has provided the framework and standard for all subsequent acupuncture textbooks in China. It contains all the most important passages of the Su Wen and Ling Shu, collated, edited, and arranged according to topic.
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Chinese
About the Author
Yang Shou-zhong was born in Tangshan, Hebei into a family of Confucian scholars. He was raised and educated by his uncle who tutored him in the Chinese classics, including medicine, from 1950-1960. From 1960-64, Yang studied English at the Tangshan Teachers' College from which he graduated with a B.A. degree. From 1966-68, Yang studied Chinese medicine and acupuncture-moxibustion with Dr. Xu Shou-wen, a pupil of Shi Jin-mo, a very famous modern TCM scholar. During the Cultural Revolution, Yang, like so many other Chinese, was "sent down to the countryside to learn from the Chinese people." While there, he practiced Chinese medicine and...