From a Taoist perspective, two polar opposites are not seen as distinctly separate or in conflict, but rather as interdependent and complementary. In actuality, one creates the other. “Is there a difference between yes and no?”, Lao Tzu, one of Taoism’s immortal sages, asks. “Is there a difference between good and evil?” His reply is […]
“Knowing only one method and practicing only one technique in that method, … they have managed to cultivate a strong body that is immune to many diseases. This allows them to enjoy good health”. Health, Longevity, & Immortality teachings of taoist immortals C^un and Lu: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7U1jSiXBvA[/youtube]
Reading the Tao Te Ching and other Taoist texts felt like “someone was looking over my shoulder,” explaining to me things that really had relevance to my life. The most appealing aspect of Taoism, though, was that it didn’t claim to be “divinely-inspired.” Laozi never claimed to have been visited by a deity and commanded […]
He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.
One side of a ridge is cold and foggy, The other is hot and dry. Just by choosing where you stand, You alter your destiny. Those who follow Tao talk of destiny. They define destiny as the course or pattern of your life as it spontaneously takes shape. They do not think of destiny as […]
This article on “Illuminating the Dao” comes courtesy of Yang-Sheng emagazine. Illuminating the Dao?? – The Dao & Yang Sheng Posted on May 13, 2011 by Kevin Chen The Dao, the Dao-De-Jing, and Yang Sheng Kevin W Chen, Ph.D. MPH A painting of Lao Zi going to the West Laozi and the Concept of […]
The Tao te Ching is one of the most widely read sacred texts, due to its simplicity and depth. It appeal is universal, and has been found relevant by Christians, Hindus, Muslims, Buddhists, and even Quantum Physicists. Attributed to Lao-tzu, (580-500 B.C.), it may predate him by several centuries. The earliest known manuscripts of the […]