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Student Practises Qigong A tranquil lake Monks practising Qi Channelling

What is Qi/Chi?

Qi is the Intrinsic Energy which sustains the configuration and integrity of all forms and substances in the Universe. It is the Life Force which regulates the ebb and flow of the vitality of all things. It is referred to as rlung in Tibetan, prana in Sanskrit, ki in Japanese. Aristotle referred to it as the souls of energy that exist throughout nature where signs of life are to be found.