He who does not trust enough, will not be trusted
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He who does not trust enough, will not be trusted

Tao of finding a singing bowl A man is looking for a bowl of fine quality.  So he visits the most famous porcelain shop in town. To test the quality of the bowls, he picks up one of the bowls on display and knocks it gently against another. The test goes like this:  Upon knocking the bowl against another, if he can hear…

Highest virtue is not virtuous – Is Lao Tzu Contradicting Himself?
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Highest virtue is not virtuous – Is Lao Tzu Contradicting Himself?

“Highest virtue is not virtuous and that is why it is virtuous,” says Lao Tzu. Statements like this make many people think that Lao Tzu is contradicting himself. Why is the ‘highest virtue’ virtuous when it is not virtuous.  The logical conclusion should be the other way around. Before I proceed, you may want to…

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…

Declutter the Mind by Using a Simple Taoist Principle
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Declutter the Mind by Using a Simple Taoist Principle

Effective technique that brings you mind clarity & saves you time How do you want to have such a clear mind that allows you to see things that other people cannot see? Put it simply: how can you enjoy the clairvoyance that is often associated with only men of wisdom? For centuries, people have attempted…