Thinking About Not Thinking & Speak to the Universe
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Thinking About Not Thinking & Speak to the Universe

“What should I be thinking about?” Asks a Disciple A young disciple, who has just started meditation, asks the innocuous question, “What should I be thinking about during meditation, Master?” “Should I be thinking about where I am in the universe, the way I meditate, or not thinking about anything?” The Master shakes his head and says, “I do not…

Do you have the patience to wait till your mud settles
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Do you have the patience to wait till your mud settles

If you are puzzled don’t stare hard While life brings you thrills and excitement, it also dispenses you with a fair share of puzzles and perplexity. You are perplexed when a good friend suddenly gives you a cold shoulder, worried when your boss speaks to you in a tone unusually stern, and anxious when your tour agent fails to pick…

Examples of Wuwei
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Examples of Wuwei

While wuwei is effortless, arriving at the state of wuwei usually requires effort The key takeaway of Tao Te Ching is the concept of wuwei, which literally means non-doing, or doing nothing. “The Tao never does, yet through it everything is done. If princes and dukes can keep the Tao, the world will of its own…

Are you victim of your own foot steps & shadows?
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Are you victim of your own foot steps & shadows?

Don’s run away!  You cannot get rid of your footsteps and shadows by running! Many of us are victims of our own footsteps and shadows, such as worries, fear, anxiety and lack of confidence.   Of the things that inflict these concerns on you, nevertheless, many are illusionary and self-imposed. It is like what Chuang Tzu’s described…

Tao is not about going back to nature
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Tao is not about going back to nature

There is no reason you cannot experience Tao in a concrete jungle Probably inspired by Lao Tzu’s saying ‘Tao models itself after nature’; many people have associated experiencing Tao as going back to nature. As and when Tao is mentioned, it is often accompanied by pictures of tranquil seaside, beautiful stream, robust jungle and the like….

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