Infusing Chinese Medicine with Spirit: Daoism, Shamanism, & Chinese Medicine in the Modern World.
Posted on 17. Mar, 2011 by James Miller
|Title||Infusing Chinese Medicine with Spirit: Daoism, Shamanism, & Chinese Medicine in the Modern World.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2011|
|Authors||Ryan, Mary Kay|
|Journal||Journal of Daoist Studies|
|Pagination||175 - 189|
|Publisher||Three Pines Press|
|Keywords||China, CHUANG Tzu, Laozi, MEDICINE -- Religious aspects, MEDICINE, Chinese, Shamanism, Taoism|
The article discusses the role of spirituality in modern Chinese medicine. It mentions the role of spirituality in infusing medicine by considering spiritual content and principles applicable for medical practices. It also notes that one of the major contributors of spirituality in medicine is the Daoism principle which is accessible outside its native China through the use of shamanic practices.