The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Medicine: A New Translation of the Neijing Suwen with Commentary

The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Medicine: A New Translation of the Neijing Suwen with Commentary


The Neijing is likely one of the most vital classics of Taoism, in addition to the top authority on conventional chinese language drugs. Its authorship is attributed to the good Huang Di, the Yellow Emperor, who reigned through the 3rd millennium BCE. This new translation comprises the eighty-one chapters of the component of the Neijing often called the Suwen, or "Questions of natural and primary Nature." (The different part, referred to as the Lingshu, is a technical publication on acupuncture and isn't incorporated here.)

Written within the kind of a discourse among Huang Di and his ministers, The Yellow Emperor's vintage of medication encompasses a wealth of information, together with etiology, body structure, analysis, remedy, and prevention of sickness, in addition to in-depth research of such varied matters as ethics, psychology, and cosmology. All of those matters are mentioned in a holistic context that claims existence isn't really fragmented, as within the version supplied by means of sleek technology, yet relatively that every one the items make up an interconnected complete. by way of revealing the usual legislation of this holistic universe, the e-book bargains a lot sensible recommendation on the right way to advertise an extended, satisfied, and fit existence.

The unique textual content of the Neijing offers extensive innovations and is usually short with info. The translator's elucidations and interpretations, included into the interpretation, support not just to elucidate the that means of the textual content but additionally to make it a hugely readable narrative for students—as good as for everybody concerned about the underlying ideas of chinese language medication.

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