Category Archives: Taoism

Taoist Canon: Don’t Do Anything You Don’t Have To

The simplest, easiest Taoist advice ever imagined: “Don’t do things you don’t have to do.” Seems easy right? Not that easy apparently, for some. Allow me to share some insights on this ‘Verse I have absorbed during my time here. … Continue reading

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New School of Meditation, opening

I have founded a new form of meditation, out of very old trainings and teachings. It is called simply, “The Wind Method”, or, “The Wind Technique”. The best of water, fire, and aethir, made up entirely by me. Prospective students … Continue reading

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On being Enlightened. Or not.

In my early meditation training days I was very fortunate to study with a Taoist meditation master. One of the first things I remember him telling us was that the Taoists do not really believe in being enlightened with a … Continue reading

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Commentary on the Tao Te Ching, verse 48

Today I am going to try my hand at commenting on the Tao Te Ching, specifically verse 48. To be totally frank right away–I do not consider myself a Tao scholar. I am way behind on the traditional Taoist Canon. … Continue reading

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