In part 1 of this series, I talked about the risks and the benefits of an advanced Qigong technique called the Small Universe. This article will reveal the actual techniques. It’s important to understand that, throughout 99% of the history of Qigong, the following techniques were kept a well-guarded secret.
In the ancient classics, the Small Universe (小周天, or xiao zhou tian) is often referred to as the ultimate Qigong technique. In other words, all other forms of Qigong pale in comparison.
“”Schweeet!” I thought. I was 19 years old, and my karate teacher was talking about a mysterious energy field located in the abdomen. I couldn’t wait to experience it for myself! That was my first exposure to the concept of dantian (丹田), and it turned out to be a huge disappointment. I had to wait 10 years before I actually felt anything other than frustration at dantian.
Some people say that you need to use visualization in order to get amazing results with qigong. But is it true?