Answered by Quan Yin messenger
(Originally in Chinese)
Q: How do you distinguish between "bodily illnesses" and "karmic illness?" How do you treat them?
A: Illnesses that can be treated by conventional medical means are considered "bodily illnesses." "Karmic illnesses" are associated with the damaged magnetic fields of the sick. To repair a damaged magnetic field of a sick person is not a simple task. It takes a special person whose magnetic field is very pure and strong, which can absorb any bad magnetic field and dissolve it completely. Therefore, sometimes when people go to visit a spiritual practitioner, just by sitting next to him/her, their long-time illnesses suddenly are cured without taking any medicine. It is because the practitioner's magnetic field is so kind and pure that it can dissolve the karmic forces exerted by the vicious external spirits and convert them. That's why these illnesses cannot be cured by usual scientific means.
To treat an illness, one should go to see a physician first. If the doctor cannot cure it, then one must look into one's own karma, repent for one's sins, and find a way to restore one's magnetic field. For instance, we should do good deeds, respect and follow spiritual practitioners, reduce our intake of meat and liquor, and eliminate greed, animosity, and attachment. We should search for a high-level method of practice to cure ourselves. This is the most fundamental way of treating illnesses.