The Transmission of Dao by Zhongli Chuan and LÜ Dongbin
The Transmission of Dao by Zhongli Quan and L¡ Dongbin ( 鍾呂傳道集 Zhinglu Chuandao Ji )consists of an account of Zhongli Quan, the collected works of L¡ Dongbin, and a biograpy of Shi Jianwu, and is contained in volumes fourteen to sixteen of the Ten Books on the Cultivation of Perfection ( 修真十書 Xiuzhen Shishu ). The whole book is composed of questions and answers that discuss eighteen issues. It aims at elaborating on the Dao of Cultivation and Refinement of Inner Alchemy ( 內丹 Neidan ) and also records several dozen methods. The book had an important influence on the subject of Daoist Inner Alchemy of the Song and Yuan dynasties, and so became important literature for the study of Daoist Inner Alchemy. It is contained in the Methods subsection of the Pervasive Perfection Section ( 洞真部 Dongzhen Bu ) of the Daoist Canon of the Zhengtong Era ( 正統道藏 Zhengtung Daozang ).