You can be knowledgeable but not wise
tao te ching | Verse 48

You can be knowledgeable but not wise

To live a fulfilled life you need wisdom – not just knowledge Do not confused knowledge with wisdom. You can be knowledgeable but not wise. Being wise, on the other hand, needs not be knowledgeable. Knowledge can be learnt. It is like a child learning to add. When he is able to answer ‘what is…

Tao of Leadership
Tao of leadership

Tao of Leadership

What are the Three Treasures of Lao Tzu? In Verse 67 of Tao Te Ching, Lao Tzu succinctly put together the three things that he truly treasured in life. Discrepancies in translation, however, have made people confused as to what these three treasures really are. One way to avoid confusion is to check the translations against…

What is Tao?
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What is Tao?

Lionel Giles gives interesting interpretations of Tao.  This is one of them: “Tao as it exists in the world is like the great rivers and seas which receive the streams from the valleys.” Be like Tao.  Stay open, be ready to listen and receive, and you’ll appreciate what abundance truly mean.

The child who runs away from love
Tao stories | tao te ching

The child who runs away from love

Learns meaning of love through a bowl of noodles  – A Tao Story The young boy can stand his mother no more.  She has been nagging about his tardiness and untidiness and what not!  He has come to a conclusion that enough is enough, and it’s time for him to run away from home for good. Off he goes,…