Du10 Ling Tai – Spirit tower
Location: Below T6.
Ling is an aspect of spirit that provides a basis for transformation and alchemy. The character for Ling relates to rain falling from the heavens in response to shaman doing a rain dance. It is symbolic of drawing on the power of spirit to create something marvellous, to transform something into something better.
This point helps you to take a step back and take a broader view, providing insight into your life, in order to provide impetus for transformation and growth. Du10 allows you to make contact with and understand the insights of your heart.
Spirit tower relates to a folktale of a governor who built a tower to gain a perspective on all his kingdom. At the top of the tower he could view all his kingdom as well as receive inspiration from the heavens.
Visualise: Climb a wooden tower constructed in the middle of a field. The stairs are narrow and circle around the tower. Keep climbing higher and higher, higher and higher. When you reach the top you have a clear view of all around you. As you look around you realise that the landscape you see is the landscape of your life. From this height you are able to see your life from a different perspective. Everywhere you look you gain new insight into yourself and your place in the universe.