Henrik Jäger – Chinese Philosophy / I Ching
Henrik Jäger was born in Hameln/Weser and is operating in the area round Trier and Cologne today. From 1981 to 1984, he completed a professional training in I Ching Counselling with Hildegard Laudi at the Dürckheim Centre in Rütte (Grafschaft Dürckheim). Subsequently, he studied sinology, japanology and philosophy in Freiburg, Würzburg und Munich. In 1997 Henrik Jäger was awarded a doctorate of sinology for his work on the Daodejing Commentary by Chan Master Hanshan Deqing, mentored by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Bauer (LMU München). He then worked as a research associate at different universities.
In 1989, Henrik began to train Yang-Style Taijiquan after Prof. Cheng Manqing in Freiburg and Taipeh. From 2003 to 2005 he completed a Qigong formation after Prof. Jiao Guorui with Jürgen Lehmann, Thomm.
Since 2004 Henrik has been working as a freelance writer, lecturer and counsellor. He was advisor for sinological questions for Bettina Wilhelm’s film „Wandlungen – Richard Wilhelm und das I Ging“ (Changes – Richard Wilhelm and the I Ching), a film about the life and work of the sinologist Richard Wilhelm. Since 2004 Henrik is also a seminar director and I Ching counsellor for the publishing company Ammann (Zürich).
Theme: The I Ching in theory and practice
The „Classic of Changes“ contains over 3000 years of experience with a good „care for life“. To consult the I Ching can help to discover unforeseen ressources and new perspectives in an ever-changing world.
It is advisable to attend all three workshop units as they build on one another.
Workshop 1: Introduction to the I Ching
Workshop 2: The deeper meaning 1
Workshop 3: The deeper meaning 2
Author: Henrik Jäger
Images: Henrik Jäger