From the Self

A mirror of my month of meditation and internal study.

Internal Wudang Martial Arts

During our lives we discover and learn things which are important for our direction in which we go. Like the blooming of a pot plant we realize our ground and our pot which doesn’t seem to become larger. But still we stretch far out from our pot and see things which go far beyond our own borders, while our roots remain unmoved.

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Find the Self

Through our training we develop anchorings with our self and our ambitions. Our reasons and our desires give purpose for our effort. What we can truly achieve can not be seen in the directions we are looking. Mostly the root goes the opposite direction from the flower. The fascination of things is since the birth of taoism a basic principle for the life philosophy.

If one wants to find answers, it is important to accept yourself and to be able to watch yourself from the eyes…

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  1. malcolmdean
    Dec 16, 2016 @ 12:57:46

    Tao Te Ching – Lao Tzu – chapter 20

    Give up learning, and put an end to your troubles.

    Is there a difference between yes and no?
    Is there a difference between good and evil?
    Must I fear what others fear? What nonsence!
    Other people are contented, enjoying the sacrificial feast of the ox.
    In spring some go to the park, and climb the terrace,
    But I alone am drifting not knowing where I am.
    Like a new-born babe before it learns to smile,
    I am alone, without a place to go.

    Other have more than they need, but I alone have nothing.
    I am a fool. Oh, yes! I am confused.
    Other men are clear and bright,
    But I alone am dim and weak.
    Other men are sharp and clever,
    But I alone am dull and stupid.
    Oh, I drift like the waves of the sea.
    Without direction, like the restless wind.

    Everyone else is busy,
    But I alone am aimless and depressed.
    I am different.
    I am nourished by the great mother.

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