12. How to distinguish the Li-xing (True Character), Qi-xing (Spiritual Character), and Zhi-xing (Material Character) of a human being?

A human is born by comprising the essence of the three Heavens (Li-tien, 9, 11Qi-tien, 9, 12 and Xiang-tien 9, 13) and the complete Qi of the five fundamental elements. The eternal and perfect True Self is nurtured by the Qi of the five fundamental elements in Xian-tien. 10

When combined with a fertilized egg, the True Self becomes the soul and develops inside the mother’s womb to give life. Therefore, the soul possesses the complete benevolence, justice, propriety, wisdom, and faith of Tao. The soul is not born nor does it vanish. Continue reading “12. How to distinguish the Li-xing (True Character), Qi-xing (Spiritual Character), and Zhi-xing (Material Character) of a human being?”