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Qing Dynasty Painting of Baduanjin

The scroll of Baduanjin painting was collected by imperial concubine Jin (瑾妃), 1873-1924 A.D. in the Qing Royal Court. It is now collected in National Palace Museum, Taiwan

Copyright: Illustrated album of the Eight Pieces of Brocade: two hands lifting up to regulate Sanjiao. National Palace Museum, Taipei. Permission under Open Government Data License, version 1.0 and CC-BY-4.0,

Baduanjin, Two Hands Lift Up, Regulate Sanjiao

Clench the Fists and Glare Fiercely (or Angrily), Improve Force

Sway the Head and Shake the Tail, Clear Heart Fire

Lift Arm, Regulate Spleen and Stomach

Two Hands Hold the Feet to Strengthen the Kidneys and Waist

Bounce on the Toes, Treat Hundred Diseases

Wise Owl Gazes Backwards or Look Back, Treat Chronic Diseases

Draw the Bow to Shoot the Eagle / Hawk / Vulture, Treat Lung Diseases

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