Book of the Yellow Emperor

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Book of the Yellow Emperor (Chin., Huangti nei-ching, ‘The Inner Classic of the Yellow Emperor’). Compiled sometime during the Han era (206 BCE–220 CE), this work, consisting of two parts (the Su-wen or ‘Candid Questions’ and the Ling-shu or ‘Spiritual Pivot’), expounds a comprehensive theory of medicine based on systems of ‘correspondence’, ‘correlation’, or ‘resonance’ among various parts and aspects of the human person, and between those and other parts and aspects of the larger world.

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