TJS . THE JUICESQUEEZER
A Digital Wunderkammer by Tommaso Maggio & Laura Perin
TJS . THE JUICESQUEEZER
A Digital Wunderkammer by Tommaso Maggio & Laura Perin
The Anatomy of Mindfulness // Ancient Eastern Medicine

The Anatomy of Mindfulness // Ancient Eastern Medicine

Date: April 15, 2016
Authors : Tommaso Maggio, Laura Perin

[...] In Western medicine, gross anatomy refers to the structure of the body that can be ascertained through the dissection and separation of parts. Ancient Eastern medicine also acknowledges this anatomy, but adds something further to the complexity of the human body: the subtle anatomy or subtle body. The subtle body is comprised of an invisible energy that balances anatomical functions through consciousness; it is the basis of mindfulness [...] full article wellcomecollection.org

[caption id="attachment_15359" align="alignnone" width="662" caption="Wellcome Library, London Illustration of the six chakras of tantric yoga in Sanskrit and Hindi."][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_15357" align="alignnone" width="467" caption="Wellcome Library, London The Interconnecting Blood Vessels: Back View. Medicine Thangka 10."][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_15356" align="alignnone" width="367" caption="Illustration from Renti jingmai tu manuscript created 1662 – 1722. (Image credit: Wellcome Library, London)"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_15355" align="alignnone" width="433" caption="This colour Tantrika painting of this cross-legged meditating figure illustrates the chakras. Chakras are the nexus of metaphysical and biophysical energy that reside in the human body. (Image credit: Wellcome Library, London"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_15358" align="alignnone" width="397" caption="Unidentified, side a, ink, a large line drawing of a man showing the seven subtle centres (cakra) with the body and the main subtle veins (nadi). (Image credit: Wellcome Library"][/caption]