3 – Equality

Placing one woman above another encourages competition. Collecting rare things causes theft. Openly displaying valuable possessions causes desire and disturbs the mind. The sage eases people’s hearts by reinforcing one’s True Center, Weakening ambition And strengthening character. The sage encourages people to live simply without desire and to support each…

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2 – Duality

We experience beauty because of ugliness. We experience good because of bad. Similarly, existence and non-existence give rise to one another. Difficult and easy, Long and short, High and low, The music and the silence. All cannot exist without the other. They are two sides of the same coin. This…

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1 – The Eternal Tao

The Tao that can  be told is not the Eternal Tao. The name that can be named is not the Eternal Name. Nothingness is the Origin of Heaven and Earth. Beingness is the Mother of the Ten Thousand Things. When you are free of desire, you will understand the Essence…

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