The Tao that can be discussed is not really the Tao.
Things in the world are only temporary reflections of Tao.
The flow of Tao is all that really exists.
Our language and beliefs and categories
Are only fabrications which help us make sense of its flow.

In order to understand this, one has to first learn how to relax,
In order to experience this, one has to first learn how to unlearn.
The world is made of and by Tao,
And Tao is evidenced by the workings of the world.

Tao and the world may seem separate
But that is only because we are hardwired to see it that way.
To operate in greater harmony with the world,
We must begin to internalize this way and its perspective.

You may order or download The Tao Te Ching here.
List of verses here


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