Bone marrow Nei Kung along with the muscle tendon change exercises are used to enrich the blood and enable more resiliency in the musculoskeletal system. Most important of all, the practitioner of Brain/Marrow Washing Qigong is able to lead Qi to his brain to nourish it, and to raise up his spirit. Spiritualizing the body without the mind being wholly spiritualized may bring ill results, so as to raise even the kundalini forces (Qi) in the body without their giving full expression is a warning. To the Taoists and Buddhists, Brain/Marrow Washing Qigong is the path to reach the final goal of enlightenment or Buddhahood. Part of Brain/Marrow Washing involves stimulating the sexual organs. In their thoroughness, the ancient Qigong practitioners discovered that, in addition to providing hormones, the genitals are also a potent source of the Qi which is necessary for the training. However, the training does not actually focus on the physical matter of the bone marrow and the brain. Instead, it emphasizes how you should take care of the Qi part of your body, and how to lead the Qi to the bone marrow and brain to nourish them and keep them functioning at an optimal level. A prerequisite to bone marrow nei gong is the microcosmic meditation. Some of the bone marrow washing techniques consist of Qi self massage and can be seen in the video on this page. Please click on the link below.