The Chinese literally reads "the highest Te is not Te, therefore it has Te. The lowest Te doesn't lack Te, and therefore is without Te. "
There's something about "studying the Tao" as a means of ensuring right practice.
Apparently the "it" to be cultivated is the "Te" of 'Te Ching.'
So we need to know the meaning of "Te."
The problem, of course, is: what would be a full-fledged Taoist practice? I think it includes divination and making offerings to ancestral ghosts.
What part are you agreeing with?
"Cultivate it in yourself; its virtue shall be true"
What is it to cultivate the Tao?
An update would be ok.
It seems that a territorial dispute has something to do with it. Something about Jerusalem. If I recall, when Israel...
Epic stuff, Alex!
Since attachments may be based on fear, it might make sense to look at fear as an aspect of hell:
I just read that witches are persecuted in India. Why do you think intolerance is a doctrinal matter specific to only one religion?
James Dewar's voice was perfect for beautiful slow and soulful love songs like "Sailing":
YouTube - ROBIN TROWER- SAILING
I am sailing, I am...
Is a dead link.
It's not uncommon to see Christian/Muslim comparisons/contrasts that highlight doctrinal differences and claim distortions. Much...
I think it's more like light going into the head. Choice of color is almost unconscious.
YouTube - Robin Trower-The Fool and Me.
The Fool and Me
Traveling that wind and laugh at the crowd,
ummm the fool and me
Howl at the moon baby...
Just remember it's a matter of mind over matter in the sense that your system may be expecting the alcohol, which is something you can deal with.
Awesome. What a lovely family.
All the best!
Perhaps as a source of insight? I sometimes feel that suffering is irrelevant or unnecessary or that is serves no purpose, just part of a...
I'm holding out for the fortune cookie that reads: "Nothing but blue skies and sublime certainty from now on."
You mean some people are not subject to the transitoriness of it all?
Please see my response to Shawn's post above.
I don't know if either one...
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