3 Treasures

3 Treasures Three Treasures (San Bao) jing (essence-of-life), Sattva qi (energy) breath Rajas shen (spirit) Tamas used to translate the Buddhist Three Jewels of Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha. In Taoist healing traditions, the "Three Treasures" are the essential forces sustaining human life: Qi 氣 "vitality, energy, force; air, vapor; breath; spirit, vigor; attitude" Jing 精 "nutritive essence, essence; refined, perfected; extract; spirit, demon; sperm, seed" Shen 神 "spirit; soul, mind; god, deity; supernatural being" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Treasures_(traditional_Chinese_medicine) jing (essence-of-life) Dragon qi (energy), breath Qilin Yin Father shen (spirit) Yang Son The 3 treasures of the universe are Heaven, Earth, and Mankind. And each "treasure" contains its own three treasures. The 3 treasures of Heaven are the sun, moon, and stars. The 3 treasures of Earth are fire, water, and air. The 3 treasures of mankind are chi, jing, and shen. http://members.tripod.com/internalart/home/immortality.htm Sun, Moon, Stars Life Force, Essence, Spiritual Self