Tao of leadership

Who is the Leader? – Tao Te Ching Verse 17

Think about it:  Who are your leaders? Is that your boss, your teachers, your parents, or someone holding political offices? People in these positions carry the responsibilities of leadership.  They should be leading. They are, however, not necessarily the true leader.  They could be just leaders in title. As what Lao Tzu says, the best…

Tao of leadership | tao te ching | verse 17

Who is the Leader?

Who are the leaders in your life? Who do you follow? Is that your boss, your teachers, your parents, or someone holding political offices? These are the positions that carry the responsibilities of leadership, and the people who are holding the position should be leading.  However, the true leaders in your life may be someone…

Clear Mind

See Black In White – Tao of Clear Mind

[fvplayer src=video/clear_mind1_black_white.mp4] To have clear thinking, it is important to be able to see the reality. In Tao Te Ching, we learn to do one thing:  Do not see black only as black and white only as white. Rather, we are expected to be able to see black in white, and white in black. This is…

tao te ching

What is in Tao Te Ching of Lao Tzu

Although regarded as one of the wisest books ever written, Tao Te Ching is very short in terms of length.  The received version of the book by the Chinese sage Lao Tzu consists of only about 5000 Chinese characters. It is made up of 81 verses.  Most of them are just a few lines. For…

Key concepts | tao te ching

What does Tao Te Ching Mean?

Lao Tzu began the book Tao Te Ching by saying, “The name that can be named is not the eternal name”. This statement is especially apt, as far as translation of the title of his book is concerned.  It has indeed left many people confused. To make things simple, let’s see what the three Chinese characters…