How To Pronounce Tao Te Ching
Lao Tzu | tao te ching

How To Pronounce Tao Te Ching

The book title of Tao Te Ching has being translated in various ways. Dao De Jing, Tao Te King, and so on and so forth. There are also people who name the book The Way, based on the meaning of the word Tao. Which is the most appropriate? When Tao Te Ching was introduced to…

To be your best, don’t try hard!
tao te ching | Lao Tzu | Verse 48

To be your best, don’t try hard!

Work hard?  Not always the answer If you want to be successful in life, work hard! What else can that be? This is what we’ve been told since young.  By our parents, teachers and bosses and whoever that are seriously concerned about our future. So when we hear Lao Tzu says in Tao Te Ching “Tao never strives, yet nothing…

A Taoist Yet Not A Taoist
Lao Tzu | Taoism

A Taoist Yet Not A Taoist

Tao transcends any distinctions in names Taoist is a very loose term. When we talk about Taoism, the first person who would most likely come into our mind is Lao Tzu and, of course, his famously difficult text to read Tao Te Ching!  Lao Tzu was, however, unlikely to know that he was a ‘Taoist’…

By staying still you are awake
Lao Tzu | meditation | verse 16

By staying still you are awake

To get to know deeper about yourself, meditate! Meditation is a process of nurturing self-awareness, in which you focus on what is happening inside you. What is in your mind, your heart, and your body! By staying still, you are awake. You see what you do not see and hear what you do not hear…