Is Lao Tzu Anti-Knowledge?
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Is Lao Tzu Anti-Knowledge?

Knowledge is powerful but not knowing its limitation can be dangerous Some wonder why Lao Tzu is against learning and knowledge. Chapter 19 of Tao Te Ching says, “Discontinue sagacity, discard knowledge, the people benefit a hundred-fold’. Chapter 20 starts similarly, “Cease learning, no more worries”. This can indeed be puzzling, especially in this information…

What does ‘non-doing’ mean?
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What does ‘non-doing’ mean?

Wuwei or non-doing is not just about doing nothing Wuwei is a Chinese word, written as 无为in simplified Chinese, and 無為 in traditional Chinese. It is a key concept of Taoism, and the central theme of Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching.  Not knowing its true meaning risk missing the wisdom. The word may be literally translated as ‘doing…

Is there more than one Tao Te Ching?
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Is there more than one Tao Te Ching?

Strictly speaking, there is only ONE There has been endless scholarly debates on the authentic version of Tao Te Ching. This has led to a fallacy that the book written by Lao Tzu has more than one version.  Adding to the confusion are its thousands of different translations. As a matter of fact, there is only ONE version…