The Complete Book of Principal Contents of Human Life and Temperament: Nourishing the Origin
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
It is marvellous that the key method of Observing the Xin is on the sole key gate, Ling Guan [spiritual gate]
When a huan begins to conceive life through feeling the Qi, endowed with a tiny original Yuan Yang from heaven and the Earth and derived into this key gate so as to conceal the original Shen
It is completely empty within, but extremely insubstantial and utmost bright.
It is the master of our lives.
Truthfully when we have it we are alive, without it we are dead
Alive, dead; flourishing and withering, all depend on this gate.
Scholars called it Lingtai [Spiritual platform]
Daoists called it Ling Guan [Spiritual Gate]
Buddhists call it Ling Shan [Spiritual mountain]