Monday, December 24, 2012

Tao Te Ching Chapter 73 Heaven's net (playlist)

Why is understanding Taoism or Zen Buddhism considered difficult? It's simple. It is because of the ambiguous English translations.

The Kanji / Chinese character 心 [shin] is often translated as heart or mind.

Like the English word "heart", it also signifies "the center".

The word 心 [shin] suggests the center of the mechanism.

I shin den shin means "by the mechanism, transmit the mechanism".

In this Tao/hologram mechanism, everything comes about by itself, 自然 [ji nen].

(☞See 73-7)


Heaven's net is vast. Its mesh is not fine, but it doesn't lose any. (73-9)

What is "Heaven's net"?

It is the net of Tao's energy, which covers everything in your hologram.


There are some other metaphors of the hologram.

"30 spokes share one hub."
(☞See 30 spokes 11-1)

"When the uncarved block scatters, it becomes vessels."
(☞See Vessels 28-13)


If you want to watch all the videos of Chapter 73 Heaven's net, please use this Playlist below.

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