Tao means 'the way'. The way of life, the way of doing things!
It is about the laws of nature in all things we see and do. Adhering to it helps you to get things done more easily and with less resistance. It is like cutting along the grain of wood and swimming along the flow of current. The net result is achieving more by doing less.
Tao is the fundamental concept of Taoism.In Chinese, it is written as 道, and can be literally translated as ‘the path’ or ‘the way’.It is a very elusive concept, which is difficult to explain — especially when we have to do it in words alone. What we may say is that it is the ultimate principle of the universe, embodied in all existence. Read more ...
Meditation has been around for thousands of years. Among the ancient classics, Tao Te Ching is regarded one of the most comprehensive guides on how to do meditation. Read the verses in Tao Te Ching that take you deeper into the art of meditation. It helps you to examine the point where you began, and direct you back to the tranquillity of the origin.
Tao Te Ching, written by Lao Tzu more than 2,000 years ago, is a book of wisdom. Imbue its teaching, and appreciate how the ancient book unfold the enigma of existence -- even in the modern context. With the advantage of reading the original text in Chinese, I'm trying to make my translation of the Tao Te Ching quotes as close to the original text as possible. Do let me have your feedback, so that I can do the job better!
-- Soon Teo