Cobie

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  1. Vedic Christianity

    It’s very relaxing, I understand these maps.
  2. Vedic Christianity

    Removed (accidentally posted it twice)
  3. Vedic Christianity

    . Creativity = taking other peoples’ ideas and doing your own thing with it. (unknown)
  4. Ch 3 - a totalitarian dark place?

    老子 homophone 老師 lǎoshī , homophone lousy teacher.
  5. DDJ Ch 3 by Henricks (https://terebess.hu/english/tao/henricks.html#Kap03 ): 1. By not elevating the worthy, you bring it about that people will not compete. 2. By not valuing goods that are hard to obtain, you bring it about that people will not act like thieves. 3. By not displaying the desirable you bring it about that people will not be confused. 4. Therefore, in the government of the Sage: 5. He empties their minds, 6. An fills their bellies. 7. Weakens their ambition, 8. And strengthens their bones. 9. He constantly causes the people to be without knowledge and without desires. 10. If he can bring it about that those with knowledge simply do not dare to act, 11. Then there is nothing that will not be in order.
  6. Ch 3 - a totalitarian dark place?

    智者弗言 - knowledge they not speak it That’s all you got, the “nonsense” is made-up.
  7. Origin(s) of Daoism

    An ancient link between Tibet and Siberia …
  8. Origin(s) of Daoism

    Where did Daoism come from?
  9. O.k. And how do you connect this with Daoism?
  10. I think Chakras can be useful for understanding Daoism.
  11. Thank you very much for the info. : )
  12. Why is this incorrect?
  13. Originally the Hindu chakra system had only 3 chakras (the primary colours). The Chinese have 上, 中,and 下 丹田
  14. Originally the Hindu chakra system had only 3 chakras (the primary colours). The Chinese have 上, 中,and 下 丹田 Could one say 丹田 are similar to chakras?
  15. Ch 3 - a totalitarian dark place?

    That’s a bit of an understatement, lol, it completely removes it. I do wonder why Henricks chose ‘mind’. The character used (心) is a pictograph of a physical ‘heart’.
  16. Ch 3 - a totalitarian dark place?

    Excellent idea.
  17. Ch 3 - a totalitarian dark place?

    Those who know don’t speak.
  18. That’s what I wonder too https://www.thedaobums.com/topic/53664-origin-of-daoism/?do=findComment&comment=982422
  19. Ch 3 - a totalitarian dark place?

    Kroll mentions both intellect and emotion. Kroll 心 1. the heart, as the centre of intellectual and emotional activity 2. the centre 3. (Budd.) the mind Henricks reduces it to one aspect only. He uses the Buddhist meaning.
  20. ITjing number system

    Picture of the ITjing number system: It’s called 河 圖 - Yellow River chart 河 he2 - Yellow River 圖 tu2 - chart http://www.chinaknowledge.de/Literature/Daoists/hetuluoshu.html
  21. Ch 3 - a totalitarian dark place?

    @wandelaar you might find this interesting: Henricks used a meaning that is Buddhist.
  22. Ch 3 - a totalitarian dark place?

    Idk. Does anyone think this is so? English has a similar idiom, ‘full of himself’.