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Great ClarityDaoism and Alchemy in Early Medieval China$
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Fabrizio Pregadio

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780804751773

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804751773.001.0001

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Gods, Demons, and Elixirs: Alchemy in Fourth-Century Jiangnan

Gods, Demons, and Elixirs: Alchemy in Fourth-Century Jiangnan

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(p.123) 7 Gods, Demons, and Elixirs: Alchemy in Fourth-Century Jiangnan
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Great Clarity
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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804751773.003.0008

This chapter examines the relation of the Taiqing tradition to the contemporary religious legacies of Jiangnan. It considers the relationship of waidan to the fourth-century legacies of Jiangnan through the eyes of Ge Hong, who has left a valuable account of those legacies in his Inner Chapters.

Keywords:   Chinese alchemy, Taiqing alchemy, waidan, Ge Hong, Inner Chapters

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