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Master Li Fengming

Taiji Yoga Master Li李煜,成都市人。曾从事工人、教员、记者、律师等工作。Ms. Li Yi lives in the City of Chengdu, Sichuan Province. She was a worker, later a reporter, a lawyer, and a college teacher.

七十年代即开始对传统《易经》文化和瑜伽文化与中医文化的进行学习和探索。Since 1970s, Ms. Li began to study Chinese traditional culture including the Book of Changes, traditional Chinese medicine, and later Yoga.

八十年代末,毅然放弃优裕生活,踏上菩提路,开始了艰辛的修行,曾遍阅经典并在喜玛拉雅山和崆峒山、终南山等圣地闭关数年并师从国内外若干大德贤者,其间历尽艰辛,终获殊胜教益与加持。运用《易经》文化、瑜伽文化、阿育吠陀医学文化、太极医学文化、中医和藏医学文化,创造了无数生命奇迹。At the end of 1980s, she gave up her wealthy life as a successful businesswoman and lawyer, became a buddhist. After searching for truth in thousands of books of various related fields, and practicing Buddhism for years in the mountains of Himalaya, Zhongnan and Kongdong, she established a reputation by helping numerous people, mainly patients, orphans, monks, nuns, domestically and intrrnationally, using an amazingly flexible combined skill sets of Chinese traditional medicine, accupuncture, pulse diagnose, Tibetan medicine, the Book of Changes, Yoga philosophy, ancient Indian Aryuvenda medicine, and Tai Chi.虽然身怀绝技,但却数度拒绝了国内外诸多媒体的採访与报道,拒绝了德国丶美国丶以色列等相关机构邀请讲学与交流……其原因是基于心灵深处忠贞的守望——守望着东方文化千世不替的辉煌和日月轮迴的万古沧桑!Her extraordinary and mysterious skills brought attention from all kinds of people. There were international organizations inviting her for either speech or interview: Germany, USA and Israel. She declined all those, because she was hoping to take good care of the neglected oriental culture on her own land.

Academic Resume

  • 四川大学中文系肆业

Sichuan University, Chinese Literature, Bachelor

  • 成都中医药大学《易经中医内科》专业结业

Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Book of Changes Study, Bachelor, Chengdu Chinese Medical University

  • 中国中医科学院高级针灸师进修班结业

Accupuncturist, China Traditional Medicine Academy

  • 四川大学哲学系社会学专业研究生

Study of Sociology: Sichuan University

  • 四川大学宗教研究所佛教专业博士进修生

Advanced Study for Buddhism: Sichuan University

  • 西南师范大学心理学专业研究生

Study of Psychology: Western-South Teacher Traing University

  • 中国人民大学哲学系佛学专业研究生

Advanced Study of Buddhism: The People’s University of China

工作简历:Working Resume

国家中医药管理局课题组特约顾问

Specialist Consultant of the National Administration for Traditional Medicine

  • 中国易经学会常务副秘书长

Executive Vice Secretary-General in the Society for the Book of Changes

  • 四川省运动技术学院田径系客座教授

Visiting Professor for Healing and Potential Development in Sichuan College of Sports Technique Research

  • 西南师范大学成都科技进修学院心理学系客座教授

Visiting Professor in West-South Teacher Training University for Psychology

  • 中国保健协会心理保健专委会高级心理保健师

Registered Specialist for Mental Health Care

  • 全美瑜伽联盟RYT500导师

RYT500 Registered Yoga Coach

  • ACIC国际系统瑜伽理疗师

ACIC Registered Yoga Coach

  • 中国北少林寺武僧团团长兼内功总教练:

Chief-coach of the Northern Shaolin Temple Junior Warrior Monks

  • 武当山道教功夫团内功指导;

Coach for Internal Strength Practice in Wudang Mountain Taoism Kungfu Group

  • 武当山信辰太极功夫团内功教练与执行总监

Coach for Internal Strength in Wudang Mountain Xinchen TaiChi Kungfu Group

Introducing Master Li: Alternative Healing with both Qigong and Yoga

Right after WWII, there was the second Chinese Civil War, Ms. Li’s father, as a KMT officer, rushed to Taiwan. His young wife was just a teenager at the time, she was so scared that she left her first child behind, and took the plane to follow her husband. The young couple had no time to take the infant with them. The little baby girl became an orphan living in the mainland China, lost contact with her parents forever.

Orphan and Chinese Civil War

At first, she was taken care of by her father’s mother, and then the People’s Republic of China was founded, the Land Reform began, her grammar was killed by angry crowds, the baby girl was then taken to another province called Sichuan, to live with her mother’s mother, the old lady was also killed in no time, as she is also from a big family and her daughter escaped to Taiwan. The poor little girl was then taken to live with her mother’s mother’s sister. One day, this elegant old lady dressed up nicely, played piano for a while, killed herself.

Losing Three Grandmas in Three Months

The baby gril lost three grandmas in just three months, she was taken to her fourth home – an orphanage. A few months later, she was adopted by a Chengdu couple who couldn’t have a child in three years, her joining in this family soon brought five new members. The couple gave birth to five babies of their own, the adopted untamed girl became a blaming and beating target of the mother.

Witched Girl

Since she was a little girl, somehow she had the talent to predict someone’s death in the street. She said there was someone else who she called uncle had the same witched gift. And such a witched girl had lived an amazing life of 74 years, with unusual talents and vision. We will keep writing about her stories on this website later on.

Why are we looking at the USA?

Since 2020, Amasia is working with Master Li to bring her diversified medical healing experiences and skills to the United States, including Yoga meditation, Tai Chi, traditional Chinese medicine, accupunture, psychology, ancient Indian Aryuvenda medicine, Tibetan herbal medicine, etc. She is an amazing learner, taught herself many skills. Why are we looking at the USA now? It is in her genes to learn new things. Ms. Li looks forward to the opportunities of discovering the secrets of life science, and learning from top scientists, etc.

Ms. Li is a lengendary bare-foot traditional Chinese doctor, accupunturist and buddhist. Here below is a picture of her students and herself about 15 years ago. She loves to study and try different things, later she became a licenced Yoga coach, click here to find out more about Master Li’s working resume and titles.

Master Li Yu and her warrior monks of Shaolin Kungfu School
Master Li Yu and her warrior of Shaolin Kungfu School. She was the chief-coach of the warriors, and coach for inner strength.

Below the photo, her name is written as 释光明, which is her Buddhist name.

What is Tai Chi?

Tai Chi is written as 太极, in pinyin it is Taiji. It means the ultimate resource and limit of reality, it is an art embracing body, spirit and mind. Practicing Taichi is like training and awakening our inner strength flow to run smoothly, to break the blockage in our system, grow it to be stronger and controlable. Click here to read more about Tai Chi.

Can she really combine Tai Chi with Yoga?

Yes she can. Ms. Li is one of the very few in the world who has spent years studying and working in Tibet where India and China meet. Tai Chi and Yoga are similar in many ways, both of their goals are healing our body and mind. Its basic methods are the same: breathing, imagery/picturing, meditation, balancing, energy field, etc.

the Book of Changes 易经(I Ching/eeJing)

The Book of Changes is a linear signs to be used as oracles. Ms. Li is one of the very few researchers who have the talents and life experience to study these oracles.

It is also written as I Ching, or YiJing which is pinyin (how you type the two characters into computer), the book origin goes back to the mythical antiquity. Although most westerns have never heard of it, it is one of the most important classics in the long history of China.

Using eeJing to predict one’s fate based on various signs in life and on the face is what Ms. Li does every now and then. This skill is also part of her healing abilities.

Working in Tibet

Master Li has been practicing TaiChi since 1980s. When she was practicing Buddhism in Tibet, she met a Yoga grandmaster from India in a practicing cave, later she began to study Yoga. She is more interested in studying the classic Yoga books, the phylosophy, rather than the postures. After that she tried to combine various healing skills for her patients, also monks, nuns. Over the years she has become a grandmaster of Asian healing arts who are so flexible/creative that she was later chosen to work in a secret program funded by Beijing.

Is Ms. Li a licensed Yoga Coach?

She is. But she only teaches the meditation part, not postures, because she believes the postures are superficial, while the meditation is the key to discover the power of Yoga. As a Chinese bare-foot doctor, she taught herself about Aryunvenda Indian Medicine, which is similar to Traditional Chinese Medicine. So she is not just a typical Yoga coach, she is a healer.

Does She Use Chinese Herbal Medicine?

Sometimes. Master Li believes the inner strength, the energe field around your body are the key for healing. When she was working closely with monks, taorists, nuns, orphans, she used pulse-diagnosis and Chinese herbal medicine to help those people in poor conditions, because she was a volunteer doctor, so over the years, she has touched numerous pulses and learned a great deal. Her herbal medicines also include her discoveries in Tibet.

Where is Your Healing Clinic/Farm?

We currently do not have a clinic or studio outside of China. Our healing farm is in Changsha, Hunan Province. However, we are looking for business partners/practioners in American cities. If you are interested in this collaboration, pls leave a message below.

How much do you charge for personal consultation?

Ms. Li has never left China. She helped a few patients from the rest of the world, including USA, Isreal, Germany, to cure breast cancer, AIDS, and leukemia. The fee was not based on hours, it was on days. We will need to discuss based on your location and conditions.

meditation

Where are the testimonials?

Ms. Li is not a typical doctor of any kind. She spends many of her time teaching, studying, she does not have a company or clinic. Also, in China, we do not have such a section on our websites because nobody would believe it.

What is Qigong and What are the differences between Qigong and TaiChi?

Qi means vital-life-force, gong means effort. Qigong is the work/effort to activate vital-life-force, it is actually similar to Tai Chi in many ways. Or you may understand it as part of TaiChi. Through study, individuals aim to develop the ability to manipulate Qi(the life force inside our body) to promote self-healing, prevent disease, and increase longevity.

There are three types of Qigong: martial Qigong for physical powers, medical Qigong to heal self and others, and spiritual Qigong for enlightment. The medical Qigong is obviously the most popular type.

Medical Qigong is one of the four branches of Traditional Chinese Medicine, other three are: accupuncture, medical massage, and herbal medicine. Qigong shares the foundmental theories of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and uses similar dianostic and treatment methods.

Researcher in a Secret Program

Ms. Li has healed many patients using medical Qigong, she used to be the chief-coach of one of the largest Qigong group in China, with millions of followers/practioners.

In the 1990s, Qigong was a very popular movement in China, there are various Qigong groups practicing similar Qigong methods. Later, the government dismissed all Qigong organizations.

Before that, Ms. Li was chosen to work in a secret program, as a researcher, studying and training the gifted children. As she gets older, she hopes to train some gifted children to be healers like herself, helping those who cannot afford hospitals, or do not trust western medicine. This is also how we end up working together.

Can Master Li fly to the USA or Europe?

Yes, if necessary. However, the air fare and hotels will be paid/arranged by the clients. If the client cannot provide a qualified translator, then her business partner & assistant, Julian Luo, are expected travel with her to assist and translate.

Lecturing

Ms. Li taught many students to practice Qigong/meditation, her students include professors, workers etc. She was invited by an Isreali medical college to lecture but she didn’t go. Her roots are in China. Now that she is already 74, living alone, she feels the urgency to share what she has learned over the years, in China or overseas.

Amasia Group

Amasia is an educational company based in Changsha, Hunan Province, China, train students who want to learn English and the USA. Originally Amasia was founded in Long Beach, California, introducing American architects and designers to work in China.

Horseback Tea Trading Trail in the Mountains of Jinjing

After the Opium War beteeen China’s Qing Dynasty and the UK, the trade between two countries went to normal. After the Revolution of 1911, Qing Dynasty became history, the Republic of China was officially part of the world trade network. Jinjing’s tea, especially black tea was popular in the world, every family was involved in the business, every piece of land available in Jinjing and nearby towns was covered with tea plantations. Therefore the

Horse Back Tea Trading

appeared. I guess they were transported to Changsha Port, or probably Guangzhou Port as well. Horseback transpotation was faster and more reliable than the boat.

This is our summer camp, and we were talking and imaging that part of our history, full of dreams and glory.

Our ancestors had the chance to live a life of freedom and self respect, but that dream broke after the second civil war.

The Rocky Blackboard and New -democratic Revolution

Jinjing is the name of my town. There is a central park called ShiBiHu 石壁湖, which means The Lake of Rocky Wall.

Look at the photo above, there is such a rocky wall behind me and my students. What is special about it? It was used as a giant blackboard by the local scholars, mainly local teachers, to educate the Jinjing people about a new democratic revolution 100 years ago.

They used limewash and huge brushes to write slogans on this eall, such as: democracy, science, freedom, etc. These modern new words inspired more and more local youth to fight against the old system, and began to see a much wider horizon.

Stone Boat and Mysterious Carvings

There is a place near our town called Stone Boat 石船. There used to be a boat built up with pieces of rocks. Unfortunately the mysterious boat was destroyed by the local peasants during the Great Leap Forward Movement period in 1958. A local friend told me that people destroyed it just to get the rocks to build a foundation of a preliminary school.

At that time, old things were all regarded as useless and obstacles in our path to a bright future. I asked an old man living nearby if he had seen the boat, he said no but told me the size – about five meters long. So it was not small.

Why our ancestors built such a stone boat remains a myth because the place is no way near any river or lake allowing a boat to float.

The only explanation is the globle flood that appears in Bible and many early human legends. In China we had a lengend called YU大禹, he was a tribal leader who led the people to straighten the rivers and let the floods flow fastly into the ocean. I guess such floods existed in Jinjing and the entire Hunan Province, and the floods remained between the mountains for years, so people built such a stone boat to celebrate the success.

Just 50 years ago, many Hunan mountain towns and villages were still threatened by the floods, including the Ph.D Village and my town Jinjing, both are near a river. We have the reason to believe that our ancestors lived in similar situations, or worse, 5000 years ago.

Since the stone boat is at least ten meters higher than the nearby river, we assume the flood was massive and it could be caused by an asteroid hit somewhere on the planet.

But why didnt the locals care about the mysterious and precious antique stone boat in 1958? Well, that was Mao s order and persuasion. People had no respect to the old world. Mao destroyed everything which distract people s respect to build his very own shrine.

I can take you to look for this place if interested. There are still some mysterious stone carvings on the rocks, along side the boat site, in the valley.

People say the carvings are all symbols of fisherman. We have more of similar carvings near our village as well, also deep in the valley, also no way near a river, also about ten meters higher than the water level in a river in our town.

21 Ph.D holders walked out of a mysterious PhD Village in Changsha Liuyang

Liuyang, as part of Changsha, is famous for fireworks. It has remained the largest firework production base in the world for decades.

There is a village here called Yangtian, which means fields of rice seedlings. Yangtian Village is like a mysterious paddy field constantly providing nutritions to healthy seedlings for centuries.

In the past half century, the village has astonished the people by offering over twenty holders with Ph.D in various categories. This is very unusual in China since our education level is rather low.

In Yangtian Village, most of the villagers share the same surname Luo, it is actually the common home and root of many Luo families in Hunan Province, especially in Changsha. And the Yangtian Luo family came from neighboring Jiangxi Province.

Actually my ancestor used to live here in Yangtian as well. A man who was later titled as Lord Shiwen relocated to a place in northern Changsha, he did well there and had a large family. And he became the common ancestor of thousands of Changsha Luos, including my grandpa, my father and me. That place nowadays is still called LuoDai, it means two leading families are Luo and Dai in that town. LuoDai is where my mother was born.

RELOCATION IN HISTORY AND WARS

A branch of Luos left LuoDai about six hundreds of years ago and settled down in a nearby town called Gaoqiao, this is where father s family lived. Because of the wars, my grandpa and his brother left Gaoqiao and settled down in Jinjing, which is between Gaoqiao and LuoDai, and we still live here.

FAMILY INSTRUCTIONS

There has been a very strong belief in Luo families that receiving higher education is the most reliable way to climb up to a higher social level and repay the family and nation.

My father told me this ever since I was little, his father told him the same ever since he was little.

Every Chinese family had a formal instruction written or carved on the walls of each family hall in our traditional societies. In our Luo family instructions, studying was strongly emphasized.

A Strong Family Bond

In this Yangtian Village, there has been a very strong bond. Rich or poor, they dont intend to leave. Other families living in this same village are minorities, they would choose to relocate to the cities or larger nearby towns whenever they have the money, but the Luos, which has remajned the absolute majority in Yangtian, always come back no matter how successful they are in the outside world. They would use every piece of the land available to build their dream homes here, because this is their forever home. They are the absolute masters of the land, while other surnames are just someone borrowing the land for survival.

I am the same. I was doing well in California and many Chinese cities, but Iive in Jinjing, where I feel safe the most.

Today I took one of my summer camp students Peng Yong to revisit Yangtian, by biking, hoping to understand how a family instruction build the ultimate foundation of the fate of all Luos.

A UNITED SOCIETY

I have a good friend Deng, who is part of the administration team of the village. He said, whenever the local administration team decides to build a nicer infrastructure facility in the village: higher level road, a park, or a library, the villagers are all willing to contribute. This is not common to see in rural China as well.

I admire the people.

I am thinking, such strong blood bond could be the main force which made 21 PhD holders and hundreds of master degree holders, not the family instructions. When you feel safe and loved, you tend to have more energy and enthusiasm to study hard and contribute to the reputation of the Luos.

An unusually quiet spring festival holiday in fear of coronavirus

This has been a very scary holiday since the breakout of Wuhan respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus. Everyone stayed at home with the families, unless we have to go out for shopping.

My mom went to the City of Zhongshan by train two days before the Chinese New Year’s Eve, there were many passengers in the train station, very few of them wore a mask. My uncle, aunt and mom wore one that my cousin bought for them online. I didn’t check their mask and I am afraid my mom, my aunt had no idea how to wear them properly. Mom is now staying with my sister’s family. I told her not to make any plan to return home yet, because you never know what will happen on the train and in the train stations.

Ms. Li came to Changsha to talk about working together in the future on Chinese New Year’s Eve. I picked her up in the bus station here in the town. She said the city of Xingsha where she changed the bus lines was almost empty, and the buses she took to come here had just one passenger – herself. Yesterday I walked her to the bus station, only to find out that all buses have stopped. She had to call a Didi car to the train station. The driver is a local young man, single. Other drivers refused to take the risk.

Three days ago, the sun was finally shining in the sky after days of rain. I visited a few neighbors in the village, everybody was in fear of the virus. Nobody came to my house since eight days ago.

I didn’t even open the front door since yesterday, stayed at home the whole day. Luckly I live alone in the countryside, we have enough water and vegetables and rice.

Nobody know if such a disaster will go away in a short period of time. What if we failed to produce a vaccine before millions of people lose their lives? Would my life be threatened soon?

Right now I have White Fox staying with me. She is a nice girl, I don’t know if her going out everyday will make her vulerable. Maybe from tomorrow, I will just keep her indoor, to make both of us safe.

I hope this time we finally get a chance to achieve political reform in the nation.