August 17, 2017 – August 28, 2017 all-day
Five Immortals Temple

AUGUST 17 – AUGUST 28 : Foundations of Internal Alchemy (Dan Dao – Elixir Way) for Longevity


  1. Foundations of Internal Alchemy (Elixir Way-Dan Dao) for Longevity, basic theories:
  • Objectives
  • Purpose
  • Requirements in regards to diet, conduct, ideologies and regulations during the four seasons, the four times and the four forms (moving, pillar, sitting, lying)
  • Microcosmic Orbit Explanations : Foundations
  1. Essentials of Scriptures on Internal Alchemy (Dan Dao)

In priority, 3 essential scriptures :

  • Cultivating the Dao’s 49 Barriers
  • The Scripture of Purity and Tranquility- Qing Jing Jing
  • Essentials of the Shortcut to the Great Achievement – Da Cheng Jie Yao : Foundations

To complement, overview and explanation of important points of 5 scriptures :

  • Dao De Jing
  • The Hidden Talisman Scripture- Yin Fu Jing
  • Dragon Gate Heart Method – Long Men Xin Fa
  • Scriptures on the Elixir: Female Alchemy basic theories
  • The Yellow Court Scripture – Huang Ting Jing
  • Fasting and abstention from grain : opportunity to fast depending on the student’s interest and physical condition
  • Subdue breathing
  • Ingest qi
  • Substitute grain
  • Seclusion – points of attention and regulations of the Four Seasons, Four Times, Four Forms
  1. Moving-Still Qi Gong
  • Standing Meditation Practicing Qi methods, Sitting Meditation Nourishing Qi methods, Sleeping Meditation Fostering the Origin methods
  1. Opening the gate, pointing out key points, secretly lighting of the internal fire

The Great Master said:

 “The Mysterious Pass has one opening; the center of the opening contains subtlety. 

It comprises movement and stillness, the void, the divine, the profound and the mysterious.”

  Students’ Requirements:

  • Basic Foundation of sitting meditation and/or cultivation of stillness (any type)
  • No diseases or disabilities
  • Vegetarian Diet. Monastic discipline (adhering to the temple’s precepts)
  • Destiny to learn from the master

The minimum amount of students required for this course is 1. We keep the right to cancel the course 1 month prior to the date of the course beginning if the amount of students will not reach the minimum number. The total cost for that particular course is 4000 RMB. Anyone honestly interested in taking part in that course is required to fill out and submit an application form (download here) upon which the decision to accept the student or not will be made. Approximate time for that decision making is 3 weeks. After the student has been accepted in order to fully secure his/her place one must pay the deposit of 2000 RMB. If for any unforeseen reason a student is unable to attend the course, we reserve the right to keep the student’s deposit as this may have taken an opportunity away for someone else to join the course. If for any reason the course will be canceled the deposit will be refunded in full.  For more information on how to register visit contact page.