Author: Liu Xingzhong//Wang Guidi
Qinhe Building Nol 7, Beijing, China 
Conference/Journal: 3rd Nat Acad Conf on Qigong Science
Date published: 1990
Other: Pages: 98 , Word Count: 241
'YI NIAN' is the basic concept in the theory of qigong. Whether it is an illusion from thinking or an objective performance, a glance at the indicator and you will see the truth.
YI NIAN is a sort of idea produced when human body is in a calm and relaxed mood. This kind of idea carries informative function as well as a direct effect on the body itself and the things outside of the body. The mechanical effect of the function is what we called 'YI NIAN' power. The result of equivalence test of YI NIAN power is the size of YI NIAN power.
Every thinking person has the behavior of YI NIAN power. There is difference of the intensity of YI NIAN power like there is difference in the size of human body. It submits to a potential distribution. After professional training, the intensity of YI NIAN power can be improved. On the contrary, it will be reduced if you take part in neither exercise nor physical or recreational activities. When the intensity of YI NIAN power reaches a certain value, there appears a certain special power called specific function. The scientific aspects of qigong is that it tells you exactly how to increase the intensity of your YI NIAN power. Thus enabling you to discover YI NIAN power of your own and cure disease of your own. Qigong gives you therapy. This is what the indicator proves to you.