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I Want to Study Taoism

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    I Heard About Taoism Today

    It seems amazing... it makes alot of sense, atleast what i have read about it so far. I really want to pick up some books on this, to learn some more. I don't know why i havn't heard about it before.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 7, 2010

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    Just Be

    I have read the Tao...and my take away from it was to ....just be...I will need to read it again...and again..I suppose. To just be is so hard to do. Inaction is contrary to what I feel inside. Inside..I vibrate...with the need to do..to accomplish. To soothe. How does one...
    beachreader121 beachreader121 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2013

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    The Way of the "DAO/TAO"

    "the way of ultimate reality." I have experienced this and have tried to explain this reality to so many people... but now it all makes sense... You cannot explain what cannot be explain for it just "IS" "The definition of Tao is "the way of...
    PuzzleGuy713 PuzzleGuy713 26-30, M 6 Responses Mar 7, 2009

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    Embrace Who You Are

    -but from realizing who you are and where you stand in the world, from doing what you do best and to the fullest of your unique ability. A quote from Chuang Tzu: The Tao of Perfect Happiness: a book I am currently reading. For many years I have-and still am to an extent-trying...
    Bursting20 Bursting20 18-21, M Feb 16, 2013

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    The Tao Is the Process of Life

    I have read Lao Tzu's TAO TE CHING several times during the past couple of decades, and I am still learning from it! I also enjoy reading books on this subject as well as Zen Buddhism. Currently, I am reading THE TAO IS SILENT by Raymond Smullyan...
    billblake billblake 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 1, 2009

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    The Tao Is the Process of Life

    I have read Lao Tzu's TAO TE CHING several times during the past couple of decades, and I am still learning from it! I also enjoy reading books on this subject as well as Zen Buddhism. Currently, I am reading THE TAO IS SILENT by Raymond Smullyan...
    billblake billblake 51-55, M Sep 1, 2009

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    Day 1 of Taoism

    so i started reading the Tao of Pooh... my first book on the subject of Taoism. I'm sure its pretty simplistic, but that seems to be the goal... so i read quite a bit in one sitting and ended for the day on the part about how we need to stop TRYING to make things happen, ...
    iamnotnadia iamnotnadia 21-25, F Dec 26, 2007

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    i hate this all ..... i cant study maths why dont they get it .... its parent meeting in tution and i have all those worse marks ..... i just want to die so my parents and those...
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    i hate this all ..... i cant study maths why dont they get it .... its parent meeting in tution and i have all those worse marks ..... i just want to die so my parents and those...
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