This process of pressing, holding, releasing, holding, constitutes
one breathing unit, or one breath; and it takes ten counts (about
ten seconds). Start with ten breaths for each practice session,
and gradually increase by one or two breaths. Do not worry about
your breathing yet. At this stage, it will be natural or spontaneous,
but remember not to breathe in as you press your abdomen. After
pressing and releasing your abdomen about 10-20 times, drop your
hands to your sides.
is the `empty your heart, fill your abdomen' stage proper. Empty
your mind of all irrelevant thoughts. Breathe out gently through
your mouth as you gently press your abdomen to let out bad chi,
and breathe in gently through your nose as you release your abdomen
to let good cosmic chi flow in. Perform this abdominal breathing
for thirty-six breaths. Then continue with standing meditation for
about five to fifteen minutes.
the standing meditation, you may use Positive Visualization to solve
any health problem you may have. Abdominal Breathing, with Standing
Meditation and Positive Visualization, is a very powerful technique
for curing illness. But it takes time. 1f you are prepared to practice
daily for six months, you are so full of health and vitality.