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, ch'i (chē) [Chinese , breath, air, spirit]
In traditional Chinese medicine, the vital force or energy of life.
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Demurring poetry's overt functions, Auden implies that poetry's way of happening is distinctively its own--it affects the audience like the "force of wind and bone," "bright and firm," "rich" and "stern." Talking of the affective power of literary works, Liu argues, "The transmission of the disconsolate feelings (ch'ing) always begins with wind [phrase omitted] and "the quality of wind contained in the affections is like the way our shape holds ch'i within it [phrase omitted] (219).
Now, most Feng Shui relies on using a compass to determine where the ch'i enters the house, but Gary was using something called Black Hat Feng Shui, which uses the location of the front door (in this case, his companionway) to position the Bagua (bah-goo-wah), which is the mapping system for your house or boat.
Also, the moving water from the filter will help move the ch'i around your room.
Since being articulated by Sun-tzu in The Art of War, the concept of ch'i or the "unorthodox" has been a foundational idea in Chinese military thinking and it remains a core element of contemporary Chinese military theory.
The authors speculated that the confounding was related to blackfoot disease (BFD), a peripheral vascular disease associated with arsenic ingestion (Ch'i and Blackwell 1968; Tseng 1977), but they did not know the identities of the individual townships.
The result is a guide for martial artists to perfecting the mind, rising above hesitation, indecision, or distractions, and harnessing the flow of the dynamic energy of ch'i to empower transformation.
Try pilates, tai ch'i, or dance classes--no matter how young, or old, you are.
This red and gold-embossed hardcover features an entertaining and anecdotal biography of Tzu, a preface by the translator and appendices containing biographies on the commentators and Wu Ch'i's 'Art of War,' an assemblage of strategies designed by that man compiled after his execution in 381 BC.
Men will be offered weight and height measurements, and there will be Tai ch'i demonstrations and cycling demonstrations.
33:106-08, "Omai sara piu corta mia favella, / pur a quell ch'i ricordo, che d'un fante, che bagni ancor la lingua a la mammella", in cui il poeta viene paragonato ad un infante al seno materno.
An entryway allows for the flow of ch'i (pronounced chee) or life energy.