The Valley Spirit not dying


By Bai Yuchan

The text translated here is by Bái Yùchán (1194-1229?), a key figure in Southern Song dynasty Daoism and internal alchemy. This is section five of the Zazhu Zhixuan Pian (Miscellaneous Essays Guiding towards the Mystery), an essay that discusses chapter six of the Dao De Jing.

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