"However, the seventy-two abrerrant schools, with their
three thousand six hundred deviant practices, all cling to
voidness or stick to forms; these are not studies that can
fulfill our nature and lead to the meaning of life."
There are no short cuts where harmony exist.
Building life apart from the conditioned mind
this discriminatory consciusness exist
only in temporal continuity which can not last.
Unaware of the unity underlying diversity
aberrant energy persist.
Physical, psychophysical or mental practice
conserve and circulate energy
taking over evolution
the four signs
strength, flexibility, awareness, and love combine.
This primal unconditioned awareness
the process of internal unification
assembled under the force of will
the five elements are assembled
truthfulness and sincerity harmonize
benevolence, justice, courtesy and wisdom.
Without triplex unity aberranted schools
become fixated on ritualistic forms or
become lost in the void of quitism.
Extraordinary fixations distract from
genuine intent whereby yin and yang
are combined deep within the dragon's abyss.
"The Tao of spiritual alchemy is none other than the Tao
of the I Ching, the Tao of sages is none other than the Tao
of immortals, and that the I Ching is not a book of devina-
tion but rather is the study of investigation of principles,
fulfillment of nature, and arriving at the meaning of life."
"Although the words are very clear, yet they are also very
vague. The shallow may take the I Ching to be a book of
divination, but the profound consider it the secret of the
"Schools of practice fixated either on form/matter or on voidness.
Those fixated on form are those that mechanically or obsessively
practice physical exercises, concentration on the physical or ima-
ginary body, rituals, asceticism, or other formal practices. Those
fixated on voidness are the quietists, for whom tranquility is the
goal. These schools are called aberrated because they do not
transcend their own limitations, they mistake means for ends,
and thus they cannot reach the Tao. In Taoism, the definition of
aberrant schools dates back at least to Chuang - tzu and the
Triplex Unity, works of the third century B.C. and the second