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Classic of Embryonic Breathing - The embryo



Type of spiritual experience


This is entirely symbolic and is describing what happens after 'union' - moksha

Shen = Higher spirit

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The Xin, very approximately is the Subconscious mind shown on the diagram with its perceptions and emotions.  The Yi is the Conscious mind, with Reason, Memory, Desires, the Personality and Learning activites [for all definitions of these see the Model of the Mind].  The Shen/Higher spirit makes up this divisioning into three of the mind.


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The source of the experience


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