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Walking the way : 81 Zen encounters with the Tao Te Ching / Robert Meikyo Rosenbaum ; foreword by Sojun Mel Weitsman.

Rosenbaum, Robert. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781614290254 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1614290253 (pbk.)
  • Description: xiii, 364 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Boston, MA : Wisdom Publications, �2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-342) and indexes.
Contents Note: Foreword / Sojun Mel Weitsman -- Introduction -- Part I. Tao -- 1. "The way that can be spoken of is not the Eternal Way…" -- 2. "Point to beauty, then ugly must arise…" -- 3. "By not giving honors to the worthy…" -- 4. "The Tao is empty, meaning free…" -- 5. "Heaven and earth do not center on humans…" -- 6. "The valley spirit is deathless…" -- 7. "Heaven endures forever, earth lasts eternally…" -- 8. "Truly good people are like water…" -- 9. "Pouring more and more into a vessel?…" -- 10. "While carrying on your active life…" -- 11. "Thirty spokes converge on one hub…" -- 12. "Five colors blind our seeing…" -- 13. "Honor, disgrace-watch out! …" -- 14. "It cannot be seen, so we name it unclear…" -- 15. "Your beginningless ancestors, skilled at sounding…" -- 16. "Reach the pole of emptiness…" -- 17. "The best governor of your self, your world…" -- 18. "When the Way is forgotten…" -- 19. "Eliminate knowledge, discard reason…" -- 20. "Yes, no: not far apart…" -- 21. "True virtue is empty …" -- 22. "Supple bending, the whole unbroken …" -- 23. "Nature does not make long speeches …" -- 24. "A person on tiptoes cannot stand steady…" -- 25. "Prior to heaven, prior to earth…" -- 26. "The heavy anchors the light…" -- 27. "Good traveling leaves no trace…" -- 28. "To know the male and abide by the female…" -- 29. "Act on the world; try to control it…" -- 30. "One who uses the Way to assist the ruler …" -- 31. "As for weapons-they're instruments of ill omen …" -- 32. "The Way is timeless, nameless …" -- 33. "One who knows others is knowledgeable…" -- 34. "The Way flows easily, vast…" -- 35. "Hold up the Clear Mirror…" -- 36. "What is gathered in must first be scattered …" -- 37. "Tao everlasting docs not act…" -- Part II. TE -- 38. "High virtue isn't virtuous …" -- 39. "Originally these realized oneness…" -- 40. "The Tao moves by returning…" -- 41. "When the ablest students hear the Tao …" -- 42. "The Tao gives birth to one …" -- 43. "The softest, most pliable thing in the world …" -- 44. "Your reputation or your body…" -- 45. "Great perfection seems lacking…" -- 46. "When the world practices Tao…" -- 47. "Without going out your door…" -- 48. "Seek learning: increase daily…" -- 49. "The sage has no set mind but simply is …" -- 50. "People appear in birth-and-death …" -- 51. "Tao gives birch to them …" -- 52. "The world has an origin …" -- 53. "If I have a little wisdom to follow the great Way …" -- 54. "What is well planted is not uprooted …" -- 55. "One who fully embodies Rightness …" -- 56. "One who knows does not speak…" -- 57. "Govern a state by nothing special…" -- 58. "When the government is dull…" -- 59. "In governing people and serving heaven…" -- 60. "Governing a great state …" -- 61. "A great state is downstream …" -- 62. "The Way is the reservoir of rivers, the sanctuary of streams …" -- 63. "Do not-doing…" -- 64. "It's easy to balance while at rest and peaceful…" -- 65. "Ancestors, adept at practicing the Way…" -- 66. "Rivers and seas can be kings of the hundred valleys…" -- 67. "The whole world says my Way is great…" -- 68. "A good captain doesn't show off her might…" -- 69. "In engaging in warfare there is a saying…" -- 70. "My words are easy to understand …" -- 71. "Knowing not-knowing: transcendence …" -- 72. "When the people fear no power…" -- 73. "If you're brave in being daring, you'll be killed …" -- 74. "If people do not fear death …" -- 75. "Why are people hungry? …" -- 76. "At birth people are supple and soft…" -- 77. "The way of heaven is like drawing a bow …" -- 78. "In the whole world …" -- 79. "Making peace when there's been great resentment…" -- 80. "Let the state be small, with a small population…" -- 81. "Truthful speech is not florid …" -- Appendix: Poems Inspired / Lao Tzn's Tao Te Ching -- Bibliography -- Index of First Lines -- Index of Subjects -- About the Author
Subject: Zen Buddhism > Relations > Taoism.
Taoism > Relations > Zen Buddhism.
Laozi. Dao de jing.

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