Have you ever wondered why a child sleeps instantly when rapped or patted by mother? What is there in patting, its nothing but the soothing energy which relaxes the child mind and send him into the slumber.
Have you ever wondered, why a mother kisses her child’s wound to try and make it better? It’s remarkable that after her kiss, the pain does often vanish. It is because mother passed some of her life force into the child’s damaged tissue which repairs the wound and serves as an anesthetic.
You can often find a halo surrounding the heads of Christ, the disciples, visiting angels, and many other members of the heavenly host in the paintings created by fine artists.
Qi, Chi or Ki:
There are many form of cosmic energies in the universe. Qi, Chi or Ki is the Chinese word for life energy same as the Western spirit, the Indian prana, the Greek pneuma, the Hebrew ruach etc. Chi is present in the air. In simpler terms it is Way of Moving. Chi or Qi is invisible energy, it is force which cannot be recognized by most people. However, we use the Chi in our life most of the times, what we do, think and breathe is Chi. Chi energy is used in acupuncture, taiji, reiki, and many other traditional arts in China and Japan.
In Chinese linguistic, Chi looks like this:
To develop and use the Chi in its energy form, it has to be practiced, that is why it is used or emphasized more in martial artsor Kung Fu. In China and Japan, Chi is very much part of their life. Most of their professions, gestures, activities are expressions of the Chi energy flow i.e. way of movement. Every living organism, human beings, animals, and plants ingest Chi along with the air they breathe, the water they drink, and the food they eat. Once inside, Chi moves to various locations in the body and begins to perform its many functions related to the proper functioning of the body.
In China there used to be an extraordinary center, the world’s largest medicine less hospital. Thousands of people used to visit there to learn Chiand heal themselves naturally without any surgery. The method was developed by Dr. Pang, a Qigong Grandmaster and medical doctor trained in both Western and Chinese medicine.
According to the 5,000-year-old Chinese theory, if you go beyond scientific theory of “human beings are made of living cells, membrane, and nucleus. If you look further into that structure you will see atoms – electrons, protons, and neutrons” – you will find the chi level.
We can communicate with the chi level using our minds to do different things, such as healing.”- Luke Chan, the first Chi-Lel master to be certified outside China.
More than 8 MILLION people are using Chi therapy across the world. According to data, there have been miraculous recoveries from incurable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, depression, paralysis etc.
Video – Power of Chi:
To understand the real power of Chi and years’ long practice and dedication behind this magical power, check out this video:
How to Develop Chi:
Chi can be exercised to increase health benefits and power in the martial art. These exercises consist of a series of breathing exercises and body movement to circulate chi throughout the body. It is best practiced in the early morning hours as this is when the maximum amounts of Chi flows in the body and can be tapped into the energy. Many martial artists practice Chi early in the morning. Chi energy can be circulated throughout the body in mostly a circular fashion.If you can develop, manipulate, and use it properly, there are great health benefits internally, emotionally and perhaps spiritually.
There is a great article on wikihow.com describing how to develop Chi mentally (through breathing) and physically:
Chi can get you superhuman capabilities achieving extraordinary abilities, strength, speed, durability, and reflexes.
Have you seen Kung Fu Panda 3 J!
During the final battle of Po with Kai, the Panda villagers, Li Shan, the Furious Five and even Mr. Ping tap into their Chi and assist Po from the outside world. This gives him the ability to release his inner dragonmade of Chi and projects it into Kai, who happily accepts it until it proves to be too much and causes him to explode.