Translating "紫宮", acupuncture point REN-19
The reasoning for translating "紫宮" as "Purple Palace" from Chinese into English. This is the original name of acupuncture point REN-19 (Ren 19).
Explanation of the point name
Purple is the color that was worn by the emperor, representing the Heart. The palace is the space around the heart, in the lungs, that this point affects.
No other point names with this character.
Point names with 宮
For consistency in the translations, it is necessary to be aware of how the character is translated elsewhere. These are the point names it is in.
Sometimes the names of consecutive points on a meridian are related. Being aware of nearby points can help to translate consistently in such a situation.
|REN-16||中庭||Middle of the Courtyard|
|REN-17||膻中||Center of the Chest|
|REN-21||璇璣||Pivot of Fine Jade|