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group study Pak_Satrio's Flying Phoenix Practice Journal

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Pak_Satrio

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FPCK Week 22

  • Electric feeling in palms during Long Form, arms and body feel like they are floating. Feels like I’m transported away from my room, all my job related stress and worries disappeared during practice.
  • Electric/tingling feeling in forehead/third eye area doing MSW3. Energy travelling around body feels much stronger after doing MSW3 after Long Form.
  • Tried moving my hands clockwise 108 times over food to see what happens, the first time (salmon sashimi) tasted much better and fresher than the ones I didn’t move my hands over.
  • Popping sounds in body during Long Form, Moonbeam and WTTT
  • Extreme clarity in vision after SMWU3
  • Vision went pitch black and saw a bright full moon for a few seconds during MHPearl
Zhan Zhuang Week 8

  • Ache in lower back for posture one
  • Ache in middle back for posture two, moving up to upper back
  • Can feel energy between my hands for posture three
Other:
  • Still haven’t got back to full HIIT, waigong and neigong schedule

Currently Reading
  • Sufism & Taoism: A Comparative Study of Key Philosophical Concepts by Toshihiko Izutsu
  • Let the Radiant Yang Shine Forth: Lectures on Virtue - Yiu Yousheng
 
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Pak_Satrio

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FPCK Week 23

  • eyes watering and tears falling during MSW2, Long Form
  • body making popping sounds during Long Form, Moonbeam, WTTT, MSW3
  • Green eyes appearing when practicing Long Form, Moonbeam and WTTT on beach
Zhan Zhuang Week 9

  • slight ache in lower back but much less than before during posture 1
  • No posture 2 and 3 practice this week due to traveling
Other:

  • Still haven’t got back to full HIIT, waigong and neigong schedule
Currently Reading

  • Sufism & Taoism: A Comparative Study of Key Philosophical Concepts by Toshihiko Izutsu
  • Let the Radiant Yang Shine Forth: Lectures on Virtue - Yiu Yousheng
 
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Pak_Satrio

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FPCK Week 24

  • Long Form, Moonbeam and WTTT are very relaxing in nature (Portuguese countryside)
  • Vision is extremely sharp and crystal clear during MGM, lights and reflections much brighter than normal, time passed very fast
  • No ache or sweat at all during BTB
  • Hands felt very tight like gripping a ball during SMWU1
  • Arms floating and moving automatically during SMWU2
  • Very calm and relaxed during MHPeach, no movement or swaying
  • No lower back ache or pain during SMWU3
  • Tingling in left index toe during MHPearl seated on train
  • Pain in lower right abdomen went away after around 30 mins of MHPearl seated
  • Can feel more FP energy radiating outside of chest/heart area since practicing more balanced moving/static standing/seated exercises this week
  • Feels like energy rising up from base of spine to shoulder blades area during MHPearl supine
Zhan Zhuang Week 10
  • felt more relaxed doing posture 1 in nature until ants started biting my feet
  • Not much ache in lower back during posture 2, more like tension. Feels like energy radiating from my palms
  • Didn’t do posture 3 this week
Other:

  • Interesting past life experience during stillness, at the start it felt like my face changed into a woman’s face, the shape and lips were different and I had long dark hair that I could feel flowing on my shoulders. Then later on I had the image of a bald Chinese monk meditating and doing qigong in a grass field, however this might have been a daydream

Currently Reading

  • Sufism & Taoism: A Comparative Study of Key Philosophical Concepts by Toshihiko Izutsu
  • Let the Radiant Yang Shine Forth: Lectures on Virtue - Yiu Yousheng
 
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Pak_Satrio

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FPCK Week 25
  • Did MSW3 after an after midnight flight and 2 hours sleep before work, gave me the energy to last all day
  • Cool energy radiating from hands during MSW2
  • Laogong in right hand sometimes aching during Long Form
  • Mind/awareness seems to sink down to neck during Long Form
  • Arms starting to move slowly and automatically during Long Form
  • Cool energy in arms during Long Form
  • Time moves fast during MGM, MHPeach, feels like energy between hands
  • Very cooling energy in lower back during SMWU2
  • Another interesting thing, when I came back from holiday the plant that didn’t have any dry leaves and actually grew even straighter and taller was the plant kept right next to my yoga mat and zafu that I use for FP and neigong
Zhan Zhuang Week 11
  • feels like cool energy travelling from torso up arms and out of hands during posture 1, slight ache in lower back
  • Slight ache in middle of back, cool energy radiating from hands during posture 2
  • No practice of posture 3 this week
Other:
  • finally doing HIIT again
Currently Reading
  • Sufism & Taoism: A Comparative Study of Key Philosophical Concepts by Toshihiko Izutsu
  • Let the Radiant Yang Shine Forth: Lectures on Virtue - Yiu Yousheng
 
  • Equanimity
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Pak_Satrio

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FPCK Week 26
  • Arms popping during Long Form, Moonbeam, WTTT, BTB
  • can see white particles/smoke between hands during MGM
  • Feels like cool energy accumulating in LDT during BTB
  • Eyes rolling to back of head and vision going black during BTB and WTTT
  • New schedule: BTB, Long Form, Moonbeam, WTTT then one exercise from vol 1 and one exercise from vol 2 every day

Zhan Zhuang Week 12
  • energy moving through arms and upper back during posture 1
  • Feels like energy radiating from hands during posture 2, no more ache in back during practice
  • No more ache in back during posture 3

Currently Reading
  • Sufism & Taoism: A Comparative Study of Key Philosophical Concepts by Toshihiko Izutsu
  • Let the Radiant Yang Shine Forth: Lectures on Virtue - Yiu Yousheng
 
  • Equanimity
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Pak_Satrio

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FPCK Week 27
  • body popping during BTB, Long Form, Moonbeam, WTTT, SMWU1, SMWU2
  • Can see white particles/mist during MGM
  • Feels like cool FP energy accumulating in lower abdomen during BTB
  • Feeling more energy during Long Form when I move very slow
  • Tingling in laogong during SMWU3
  • Heard loud bang above head when raising hands at end of Long Form one time

Zhan Zhuang Week 13
  • energy in lower back during posture 1
  • Can feel energy moving inside hand during posture 2
  • Can feel energy moving in lower abdomen during posture 3

Currently Reading
  • Sufism & Taoism: A Comparative Study of Key Philosophical Concepts by Toshihiko Izutsu
  • Let the Radiant Yang Shine Forth: Lectures on Virtue - Yiu Yousheng
 
  • Equanimity
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Pak_Satrio

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FPCK Week 28
  • body popping during Long Form, Moonbeam, WTTT and SMWU1
  • Popping feeling and sound now accompanied by a bright yellow flash in vision
  • started volume 5
  • Felt energy and FP blue vision at the end of each Flash Meditation
  • Felt electric in my right big toe during Flash Meditation 1
  • Feels like static around my arms during Flash Meditation 2, 4
  • Lots of noises above me during Flash Meditation 5
  • Small electric shocks around body during practice
  • MSW exercises are much stronger after doing vol 5
  • Lots of energy in right laogong during MSW2
  • New order: BTB, Moonbeam, Long Form, WTTT, one exercise from volume 1, one exercise from volume 5, one seated “warm up” exercise then all 3 MSW from volume 2, end with stillness

Zhan Zhuang Week 14
  • feel electric in right hand and foot during posture 1
  • Feels like energy radiating from palms during posture 2
  • Some tension in lower back during posture 3

Other:
  • sensations in laogong points in hands and feet throughout the day

Currently Reading
  • Sufism & Taoism: A Comparative Study of Key Philosophical Concepts by Toshihiko Izutsu
  • Let the Radiant Yang Shine Forth: Lectures on Virtue - Yiu Yousheng
 
  • Equanimity
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Pak_Satrio

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FPCK Week 28
  • Vision has a blue tint for a few seconds immediately after finishing FM1 and MSW
  • Feels like cool FP energy accumulating in dantien during BTB
  • Lots of energy in little fingers during MHPeach, felt like I wasn’t in the room anymore
  • Feels like I’m pushing energy around with my hands during FM3
  • Tense/achy feeling in right laogong and sensation of a wormlike creature slowly crawling up the left side of my back during MSW2

Zhan Zhuang Week 15
  • feels like energy between hands during posture 1
  • Feels like energy radiating from palms during posture 2
  • Didn’t do posture 3 this week

Other:
  • sensations in laogong points in hands and feet throughout the day

Currently Reading
  • Sufism & Taoism: A Comparative Study of Key Philosophical Concepts by Toshihiko Izutsu
  • Let the Radiant Yang Shine Forth: Lectures on Virtue - Yiu Yousheng
 
  • Equanimity
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