心 (Xin) is a very interesting Chinese character; it is a word that includes all three dimensions of human existence: body, mind, and spirit.
The literal translation of 心 (Xin) is heart. In Western anatomy, the heart is a vital organ that pumps out blood around our whole body. However, most of the time, when using this word in Chinese language, 心 (Xin) usually means our mind and spirit. For example, 用心 (yung xin) means thinking attentively or having some kind of intention/motive.
In Eastern traditions, the center of our chest is an important energy center. It is Dan Zhong acupuncture point in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). TCM observed that our “heart system” is related to activity of mind and spirit. Also, Heart Chakra in Hindu Yoga tradition is the center of love and compassion.
Ancient wisdom pointed out that our body, mind, and spirit are inseparable. This page is my personal attempt exploring the healing of our body, mind, and spirit~
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