In this Part 1 course the focus is on self healing and self cultivation, methods developed in the Huai Xuan school over a span of 3 centuries. The Huai Xuan school during the 18th and 19th centuries was a dominant school is Sichuan with thousands of noted scholars flocking it from all across China. Started by Liu Yuan, a great Qing dynasty scholar and practitioner, its main tenant was to extract from different philosophies and religions a kernel of truth and apply it to heart healing. Liu Yuan would say there is no difference between a sage in the West or in the East, when they get to the truth it is the same truth. In the clinical process of helping patients heal their hearts, the first step is for the practitioner to self cultivate, to detangle their own heart and learn how to establish a harmonious heart within the self. This is the focus of course part 1. We will learn Huai Xuan methods of working on the self in order to develop the sensitivity needed to work on others, which will be part 2 course. The main objective of part 1 course is to heal and discover our own self. In this process the student will enjoy mental, spiritual and emotional benefits and in addition will form a foundation to become a heart mentor, a practitioner that can help others with the Huai Xuan heart methods.
About the transmission in Huai Xuan 2-part course.
Liu Yuan, 18th-19th century Huai Xuan founder, had thousands of disciples, amongst which 4 were known to be the best ones. From the 4 Li Songshan 李松山 was considered the number one. Li Songshan likewise had thousands of disciples, amongst which the most outstanding was Li Dianhou 李甸侯 who followed his teacher for 40 years in northern Sichuan. After Li Dianhou’s passing hundreds of Dianhou’s disciples collected and arranged his teachings into a compilation titled Huai Yin Shi Yu Collected Sayings from the Locust Tree Shade. Huai Yin was the northern Sichuanese branch nickname. Huai Xuan 槐轩 means the Locust Tree Canopy, whereas Huai Yin 槐荫 is the shade of that canopy. In Huai Xuan Basics course part 1 we will extract ideas from scroll I, and in Huai Xuan Masters course part 2 we will cover scroll II. For the first time outside of China, this private text and its teachings are transmitted in the 2 courses. In a 100 years transmission from Liu Yuan to Li Songshan to Li Dianhou amazing information was revealed highly relevant to our times.
Dates and Times:
Classes will also be recorded and available for students who cannot attend live.
Wednesdays from 12 – 1:15 pm EST
4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25, 6/1, 6/8, 6/15
10 CEUs (pending) NCCAOM Provider # 278
- …or $400 after 3/15
White Pine Circle Member
- …or $350 after 3/15
Refunds of 75% will be granted up to 30 days before the start of class.