Body and Ki in GiCheon – Practices of Self-Cultivation in Contemporary Korea

Publisher: , 2020.
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This is the first English language book that studies contemporary practices of self-cultivation in South Korea called ki suryŏn (氣修練 training related to ki – “life energy”), reinvented in modernity similarly to Indian yoga and Chinese qigong. I focus on GiCheon, one of the ki suryŏn practices.

By Victoria Ten (Jeon Yeon Hwa)