How to Understand DaoDeJing – Chapter 70 & 78

How to Understand DaoDeJing – Chapter 70 & 78

These two chapters are important for understanding the master’s ambition. It is a common mistake to question what is not understood under the rule of heaven. The experience or so the Jade that is described in chapter 70 is why and how the master chose this path for his students to follow.

Let’s get started with chapter 70:

Talking is easy and it is not sufficient to comprehend the meaning, hence they do not know me.

Understanding the deeper meaning of life philosophy with chapter 78:

I hope these chapters gave you a better understanding of what problems may occur when you follow the Daoist path. The Dao De Jing is important literature for every Wudang student, yet without self-reflection and without practice the context is useless. With dedication and awareness, one can follow the path of nature.

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  1. This series is very helpful for learning. The Chinese part is presented very well, especially for ones (like myself) who are learning the language. The English translation is good — better than most English translations of the Dao De Jing.

    Thank you!

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