2.4
February 27, 2011

The Tao of Tao~ February 27th.

We are like a fish trying to find water…

“Man Is Born In Tao

Fishes are born in water

Man is born in Tao.

If fishes, born in water,

Seek the deep shadow

Of pond and pool,

All their needs

Are satisfied.

If man, born in Tao,

Sinks into the deep shadow

Of non-action

To forget aggression and concern,

He lacks nothing

His life is secure.

Moral: “All the fish needs

Is to get lost in water.

All man needs is to get lost

In Tao.”

~from The Way Of Chuang Tzu by Thomas Merton

Alan Watts, with his usual humor and wit, explains Tao… In relationship to our idea of God! A short but excellent talk!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seMgEls_slw

Elephant 365 is an example of Elephant Journal’s commitment to the Mindful Life. Everyday we will offer a new reading regarding meditation practice and the spiritual path, all infused with a fresh perspective on traditional spirituality. If you would like to follow Elephant 365 on FaceBook click here and become a fan of Elephant Meditation by clicking the “Like” tab at the top of the page.

Read 4 Comments and Reply
X

Read 4 comments and reply

Top Contributors Latest

Benjamin Riggs  |  Contribution: 42,460