The I Ching, Ancient Consciousness, and the Creation of Chinese Medicine

This documentary-style, artfully rendered film tells the story of how Chinese medicine came into being, and describes the states of consciousness that propelled it forward.


In this film the development of Chinese medicine is explored through an in-depth look at the I Ching - The Book of Changes, a revered classical text compiled over the span of 600 years. It explores and explains the intellectual antecedents (yin-yang and five phases theories) that were identified by ancient cosmologers, expanded by the diviners, and ultimately adopted by early physicians. The I Ching's long developmental lifespan and composite nature also render the consciousness states that brought it and Chinese medicine to life transparent.

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The I Ching, Ancient Consciousness, and the Creation of Chinese Medicine

A Course Created by Jessie Shaw, M.S., L.Ac., O.M.

The new documentary film, supplemented with a course lecture and experiential exercises is now being offered as a NCCAOM-approved online course. 

It has been approved for 7 PDA Points with the NCCAOM in the Core Competencies category, AOM-OM (Oriental Medicine Foundation and Theory).

Price $139.99

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