Sunday, March 15, 2009
Tao Te Ching Chapter 16-3 Material beings
All the material beings grow together. (Ch.16)
Everything is being created here and now.
Material things, time, past and future, space, distance, even your own self; all of them are being created here and now.
In Zen Buddhism, they say the same thing.
-Do emptiness 16-1
-Guard stillness 16-2
-Material beings 16-3
-Go back 16-4
-Know constancy 16-11
-King = Heaven 16-14
-Heaven = Tao 16-15
-The body decomposes 16-17
-Tao by Matsumoto / Tao Te Ching / Chapter 16
-Tao by Matsumoto / Manifestation. Time and space are just concepts in our head.
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