Dantian are focal points for transmutation of the three treasures Jing , Qi and Shen. Rider , This area is associated with the Sea of Qi. Transcriptions Revised Hepburn tanden. Qi can be seen as a substance when it is stored in the form of Essence or Jing , this can be refined by heating in these cauldrons into more rarefied states such as Qi which is insubstantial and further still into Shen which is more like the Western concept of Mind although it is more often translated as Spirit. Views Read Edit View history.
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