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On diamonds and other jewels of divine semen

ABOUT that Cartier diamond necklace and rare orchid you were given for Christmas, Jennifer Ouellette has pearls of wisdom:

In ancient China, most gemstones were said to be drops of divine semen that had hardened after fertilizing the earth. For instance, jade was believed to be the dried semen of celestial dragons. (Note to self: never wear jade again.) In Chi Kung and other forms of Chinese medicine, “jing” is sexual energy, which can also denote “essence” or “spirit.” That’s why masturbation isn’t advised among Chi Kung practitioners: it’s a form of energy suicide. … 

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Posted: 30th, December 2012 | In: The Consumer | Comment