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Mar 15, 2019

Daoism and healing in China have a long, intertwined history. Beyond the more widely known Chinese therapeutic techniques such as acupuncture and herbal prescriptions, Daoists have incorporated other more esoteric modalities in the healing of illnesses such as incantation and talismans. In this episode, we talk in depth with Josh Paynter, co-founder of Parting Clouds Daoism and Quanzhen Longmen lineage holder , about his experience with these healing traditions, his Parting Clouds organisation and the nature of Daoism in China today.