Acupuncture For Cynics
Have You Always Been Curious About Acupuncture, But Were Never Quite Sure Where To Stick The Needles? If you associate acupuncture with needles, pain and weird alternative medicine then you are horribly misinformed about the benefits of the world's oldest form of medicinal treatment.
Eight years ago, I began an interior journey into another form of healing that I'd like to lightly touch upon here, within the purview of the medical astrology book. As an astrologer, I'm always open to new techniques in healing, usually alternative types, such as polarity therapy, acupuncture, homeopathy, laying on of hands, gem therapy or others. Little did I know that I'd be embarking upon an adventure of a lifetime.eight years ago.
At the Institute of Clinical Physiology in Kiev, Russia, it has been demonstrated that the bioenergies circulating along these acupuncture points on the skin react instantaneously to activities on the sun such as solar flares. The moment a solar flare erupts, the electrical potential of the acupuncture points on the skin rises. The skin reacts virtually simultaneously with the events on the sun before the cosmic particles released by the explosion reach the earth one day later. (p. 71 ABC)
A similar conception of the elements is found in the holy scriptures of India (such as the Bhagavad Gita) and also in the philosophical basis of Indian Ayurvedic Medicine. Chinese philosophy and Acupuncture are founded on the concept of the elements. Like Tibetan and Indian expressions of their nature, the Chinese speak of five elements The five elements wood, fire, earth, metal, water, encompass all the phenomena of nature. It is a symbolism that applies itself equally to man. (Su Wen) These five elements correlate with the four elements commonly used in the western world, with the addition of ether. Western tradition doesn't usually mention the fifth element since it is really distinct from the others and, in fact, the source of the other four.
The human energy field is now a scientific fact which Acupuncture, Kirlian Photography, and other research have forced orthodox science to recognize. Of course, this living energy field concept of man is nothing new. Psychics have been seeing auras for millenia and have been using