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The  Tao Te Ching

Lao Tzu



Lao Tzu  (563483 BC)
"The Tao Te Ching", 5-th century BC
Translated from Pali by Tolbert McCarroll, 1976


Tao Te Ching
Tao Te Ching is the path of virtue, or the way of truth.
Dhamma means law, discipline, justice, virtue, truth that which holds things together.
Pada means way, path, step, foot.
Five at the door
The first five are selfishness, doubt, false spirituality, passion, hatred.
Five more
The second five are longing for birth both with a body, and without one, vanity, mental restlessness, ignorance.
Five to welcome in
The third five are faith, vigilance, energy, meditation, wisdom.
Five have been left
The five left behind are greed, hatred, delusion, pride, false teaching.

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