Ageless Counsel for Modern Life: Profound Commentaries on the I Ching by an Achieved Taoist Master


In this collection of commentaries on the 64 gua of the I Ching, the path of natural wisdom is presented through stories, poems and warm personal experiences. It conveys the essence of the ancient tradition of Tao with humor, insight and clarity.
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In this collection of commentaries on the 64 gua of the I Ching, the path of natural wisdom is presented through stories, poems and warm personal experiences. It conveys the essence of the ancient tradition of Tao with humor, insight and clarity.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780937064504
  • Publisher: SevenStar Communications Group
  • Publication date: 1/1/1991
  • Pages: 222
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface i
1 The Primal Chi 1
2 The Balance of Life: Integrating the T'ai Chi 4
3 Self Cultivation - The Golden Key 8
4 The Light in One's Personality 13
5 The Path to Spiritual Unification 16
6 The Paradox of Truth 18
7 The Restoration of Normalcy 23
8 Natural Light in Relationships 24
9 Taming the Wild Horse Within Yourself 26
10 The Natural Light in Everyday Life 27
11 The Natural Light in General Life 30
12 The Sacred Light of Natural Life 33
13 The Spiritual Function of Heaven and Earth 35
14 Stay With Fundamentals After Achieving the Great 37
15 Being Unaffected by the World Mixture 39
16 Seek the Deep Reality of Life While Living in the Shallow World 40
17 The Triune of the Spiritual World 42
18 Divergence 44
19 Clarify Your Mind 47
20 The Peace of Tao is Exquisite 49
21 Cross the Mist of the Sea to the Shore of Crystal Clarity 52
22 The Light in Self-Cultivation 54
23 Progress Towards the Eternal Infinitude 55
24 Self-Integration 57
25 The Non-Glaring Light of True Wisdom 58
26 Non-Possession 60
27 Internal Power is Far Greater Than External Force 62
28 The Secret of Achievement Lies in the Persistence of a Clear Mind 63
29 Water: The Example of Natural Virtue 65
30 Cultivating the Mind 67
31 Love 69
32 The Wholeness of Our Life Spirit 79
33 Pure Heart and Mind 80
34 Premature Enlightenment 82
35 The Development of Life 87
I. Wisdom and Safety 91
II. Spiritual Opportunity is Equal to All 96
37 Virtue in Family Life 98
38 The Sacred Seed of a Whole Being 102
39 Work to Refine Your Precious Wisdom 104
40 Self-Composure can Change Misfortune into Good Fortune 106
41 Absolute Freedom 108
42 Attaining a Practical Mind 113
43 The True Mind 117
44 The Untrue Mind 122
45 No Idolization 126
46 The Immortal Subtle Body is Within You 134
47 The Mystical Change of the Person Who Succeeds in Connecting his Energy with the Subtle, Divine Energy of the Universe 135
48 Purity of Mind 137
49 The Work of Awakening 142
50 No Separation 145
51 Stay with Unshaken Fundamental Path of Tao 148
52 Virtue 149
53 The Sacred Method 150
54 No Bondage 152
55 The Tai Chi of Events 159
56 Cultivate the Tao 160
57 Spiritual Renaissance 162
58 Follow the Plain Truth of Nature 164
59 From Three to Five 165
60 "To Do is to Be" and "To Know is To Do" 175
61 Reality 180
62 Avoiding Excess in Everyday Life 195
63 The Integral Life 197
64 The Unspoiled Natural Religion 212
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