Posts Tagged ‘Tòsui’

Tree of Heaven

Master Hui said to Master Chuang, "I have a big tree people call Tree of Heaven. Its great trunk is so gnarled and knotted that it cannot be measured with an inked line; its branches are so twisted that squats and compasses can hardly be applied to them. It stands by the road, but no carpenter would even consider giving it a glance. Now your words are just like my tree—so big and useless that no one ever cares to listen to you. Chuang Tzu laughed. "Haven't you ever watched a wildcat or a weasel Read more [...]

And Butterflies are Free to Fly…

I Dreamed I Was A Butterfly by Alice McMahon White Chuang Tzu’s Taoism is perhaps the most profound in the Taoist Treasury; although he would be the first to state that his positionless-teaching was no form of “ism”, but rather simply that which radiated a “boundless vitality” that is the very heart of the imageless-Tao. From the onset of this series one needs to be aware that the Unborn is synonymous with the Tao and henceforth will be used to convey That which is Imageless and Unbound. Read more [...]
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