Tao Calligraphy Chinese Character Break Down for 45 Sacred Calligraphies — 36. Bao Yuan Shou Yi

In this video Master Sha teaches us how to write the sacred phrase BAO YUAN SHOU YI (Hold Tao and Concentrate on Tao) in Mandarin Chinese and also in Yi Bi Zi Style.

In Tao practice, “Bao yuan shou yi” means hold both hands in a circle, below the navel, and concentrate on your Jin Dan. “Jin Dan” means golden ball. It is located in the lower abdomen. Jin Dan must be formed through Tao practices and is key to longevity. To chant bao yuan shou yi is to communicate directly with Tao. The deepest Tao wisdom and practice is to chant Tao in order to reach Tao.

Follow along with Master Sha to learn the structure and components of each traditional Chinese character and how to translate and connect them when writing the same word in Yi Bi Zi (one-stroke) writing.