ॐ ( ( ( ☯ ) ) ) ॐ TAO’s corner…

“The great Tao flows everywhere. All things are born from it, yet it doesn’t create them. It pours itself into its work, yet it makes no claim. It nourishes infinite worlds, yet it doesn’t hold on to them. Since it is merged with all things and hidden in their hearts, it can be called...

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“Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.   If you realize that you have enough, you are truly rich. If you stay in the center and embrace death with your whole heart, you will endure forever.”   Source: DailyTao.org

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ॐ ( ( ( ☯ ) ) ) ॐ TAO’s corner…

  “The Tao can’t be perceived. Smaller than an electron, it contains uncountable galaxies. If powerful men and women could remain centered in the Tao, all things would be in harmony. The world would become a paradise. All people would be at peace, and the law would be written in their hearts. When you...

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“Weapons are the tools of violence; all decent men detest them.   Weapons are the tools of fear; a decent man will avoid them except in the direst necessity and, if compelled, will use them only with the utmost restraint. Peace is his highest value. If the peace has been shattered, how can he...

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“Whoever relies on the Tao in governing men doesn’t try to force issues or defeat enemies by force of arms. For every force there is a counterforce. Violence, even well intentioned, always rebounds upon oneself.   The Master does his job and then stops. He understands that the universe is forever out of control,...

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“Do you want to improve the world? I don’t think it can be done.   The world is sacred. It can’t be improved. If you tamper with it, you’ll ruin it. If you treat it like an object, you’ll lose it.   There is a time for being ahead, a time for being behind;...

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“Know the male, yet keep to the female: receive the world in your arms. If you receive the world, the Tao will never leave you and you will be like a little child.   Know the white, yet keep to the black: be a pattern for the world. If you are a pattern for...

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ॐ ( ( ( ☯ ) ) ) ॐ TAO’s corner…

“A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent upon arriving. A good artist lets his intuition lead him wherever it wants. A good scientist has freed himself of concepts and keeps his mind open to what is.   Thus the Master is available to all people and doesn’t reject anyone. He...

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“The heavy is the root of the light. The unmoved is the source of all movement.   Thus the Master travels all day without leaving home. However splendid the views, she stays serenely in herself.   Why should the lord of the country flit about like a fool? If you let yourself be blown...

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ॐ ( ( ( ☯ ) ) ) ॐ TAO’s corner…

“There was something formless and perfect before the universe was born. It is serene. Empty. Solitary. Unchanging. Infinite. Eternally present. It is the mother of the universe. For lack of a better name, I call it the Tao.   It flows through all things, inside and outside, and returns to the origin of all...

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