Monday, May 9, 2011
Tao Te Ching Chapter 74-1 End of Life
People are not afraid of the end of life. (Ch.74)
One must not be afraid of the end of life.
Let's talk about reincarnation in this chapter.
First, I want you to forget about the stories of a boy or a girl born in India or China who remembers what he or she was doing in France or Germany a few decades ago.
Like miracle, reincarnation is everyday-life.
Reincarnation is happening right here and right now, constantly, without interruption.
Otherwise, we wouldn't exist.
Tao is creating and re-creating a hologram every moment.
The moment a hologram ends, another begins.
This is reincarnation.
What is life, then?
Life, as well as Self, is only a name you give to a part of a hologram, which is an illusion.
If life does not exist, how can the end of it exist?
-End of Life 74-1
-Don't terrify them 74-2
-Fear of End 74-3
-Big's carpenter 74-5
-Carved or uncarved block 74-6
-Tao by Matsumoto / Tao Te Ching / Chapter 74
Tao answers your question!
☞"RIN-NE 輪廻" is the Japanese word for reincarnation. Rumiko Takahashi, one of the most successful cartoon creators in Japan, has been treating this subject repeatedly. Please look at the first Kanji / Chinese character of the expression. Rin 輪 is the same kanji for "Tenborin 転法輪", which means "turning the wheel of manifestation". Rin 輪 signifies a wheel. Ne 廻, to turn. The expression itself probably knows better than the Japanese who use it. Reincarnation is turning the wheel of Tao.