The Seven Virtues of Water

The highest virtue resembles water. This is a concept that many of us have encountered in Tao cultivation, but what does…

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Epic Battles

Once upon a time in the Warring States period, the King of Wei was angered when he learned that the…

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The Other Side of the River

Once upon a time in ancient China, there was a ferryman who worked along a stretch of the Yangtze river….

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The Dead Rat

Chuang Tzu’s friend, Hui Tzu, had become the Minister in the Kingdom of Liang. He hadn’t been in touch with…

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Scholarly Attire

Once, Chuang Tzu visited the land of Lu and was invited to the palace by its ruler. They spoke for…

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The Sea Bird

Once upon a time in ancient China, there was an unusual bird from the sea that landed in the countryside….

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Leafcutter ant (atta cephalotes) carrying leaf, close-up

Where is the Tao?

One day, a scholar by the name of Donguozi asked Chuang Tzu: “That which we call the Tao — where…

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Weaken and Strengthen

The latest ratings came in, and they showed that Anthony’s newscast ranked first. Again Anthony was the number one news…

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