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Cultivating the Tao

Taoism and Internal Alchemy

by Liu Yiming (1734-1821)


Divided into 26 short chapters, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the basic principles of Taoism and an introduction to Taoist Internal Alchemy, or Neidan, written by one of the most important masters of this tradition.

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