Taoism book—Trilogy of “Tao de ching”—Excerpt of Taoist scriptures & Morals

“Tao de ching” is China’s first philosophy work written by Lao Tzu in Spring and Autumn period(770 B.C-476 B.C). The intersection of Taoism and Buddhism.   Taoist scriptures 道,可道,非常道;名,可名,非常名。无,名天地之始;有,名万物之母。故常无,欲以观其妙;常有,欲以观其徼。此两者,同出而异名,同谓之玄。玄之又玄,众妙之门。   It’s not constant and eternal Tao if can be depicted by languages. It’s not constant and eternal conception if can be nominated by characters. “Nothing”…Read more Taoism book—Trilogy of “Tao de ching”—Excerpt of Taoist scriptures & Morals

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Taoism book—Trilogy of “Tao de ching—Tolerance(2)

Excerpts of Tolerance(2): 君子以公义胜私欲,故多爱;小人以私心蔽公道,故多害。多爱,则人之有技,若已有之;多害,则人之有技,囷疾以恶之。 Most of gentlemen are compassionate because they surmounted selfish desire by social ethics and justice; most of flunkies are injurious and sinister because their social ethics are covered by selfish motives. Gentlemen always feel delighted when others got skills; flunkies are always repulsively envying others when they got skills. Therefore, jealousy is selfish…Read more Taoism book—Trilogy of “Tao de ching—Tolerance(2)

Taoism book—“Tao de ching”(Taoist scriptures, Morals and Tolerance)–Tolerance

Excerpts of Tolerance:   祸兮福倚,福兮祸伏。 There’s auspiciousness in calamity and vice versa.   不平则鸣,物之常性,达人大观,与物不竞。 Making voice when felt dissatisfactory and iniquitous is the normality of human. However, philosophers could hold themselves from this world by thoroughly penetration.   顾大体者,不区区于小节;顾大事者,不屑屑于细故。视大圭者,不察察于微玷;得大木者,不怏怏于末蠹。 The person who can be considered overall situation never stickle on little blemish; the person who…Read more Taoism book—“Tao de ching”(Taoist scriptures, Morals and Tolerance)–Tolerance