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Action in Non-Action

“The Taoist Principle of Action in Non-Action” by Elizabeth Reninger and posted on One of Taoism’s most important concepts is wu wei, which is sometimes translated as “non-doing” or “non-action.” A better way to think of it, however, is … Continue reading

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No Goal

Excerpt from Thich Nhat Hanh “The Doors of Liberation” published in May 2004 issue of Shambhala Sun  The third door of liberation is aimlessness. Aimlessness means you don’t put anything in front of you as the object of your pursuit. What you are … Continue reading

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Excerpt from “The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching” by Thich Nhat Hanh The Third Door of Liberation is aimlessness, apranihita. There is nothing to do, nothing to realize, no program, no agenda. This is the Buddhist teaching about eschatology. Does the … Continue reading

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