4798793550_0f0887c25c

How to Pronounce Tao

Misconception: The first letter in “Tao” is an approximation of a Chinese sound that does not have an exact English…

Read More →
Mogao_Caves

Hua Hu Ching

Misconception: The Hua Hu Ching contains the unknown teachings of Lao Tzu at an advanced level beyond the Tao Te…

Read More →
balance

Dynamic Balance

Question: Derek, you often speak of dynamic balance. What does it mean exactly? Answer: Dynamic balance refers to a real-world…

Read More →
Upstream_view_on_the_Quarry_Pool_of_the_Castle_Water._-_geograph.org_.uk_-_412721

Immersed in the Tao

Question: Derek, why do we need to practice or cultivate anything in the Tao? By definition, the Tao is everywhere,…

Read More →
Anger_Symbol

Road Rage

Many years ago, I had an experience while driving that I’m sure would be recognized and shared by many people:…

Read More →
bike

The Bike Path

Even those with a rudimentary familiarity with Tao philosophy know how the Tao Te Ching starts: The Tao that can…

Read More →
Nice-night-view-with-blurred-cars_1200x900

Rent Car Nation

You have just earned your degree in humanities and graduated out of college. As you contemplate your next move, you…

Read More →
heron

Wu Wei

“You know, I like this Taoism philosophy,” a friend once remarked, “but it’s not always easy to understand and I’m…

Read More →