Volume 3, Chapter 4,
Names Associated with the Bottom of the Ch’in
of the body has the same form as the top.
The (bottom) shape is like an overturned tile. Under the forehead (e 額),
one finds the crop (su 嗉). Under the dew receptor (ch’eng-lu
承露) and the bridge (lin-yueh 臨岳) area, we have the peg-pool (chen-ch’ih 軫池). On it, there
are seven holes, called string eyelets (hsuan-yen 絃眼), that come straight down from the dew receptor. Down from the shoulders
(chien 肩) in the
center of the bottom, there is a long square hole, called the dragon-pool (lung-ch'ih 龍池). It is in the area of hui four to seven.
In the middle of the waist (