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Taoism applied to everyday life Practice not-doing and everything will fall into place Chapter 3 In Taoism this is the concept known as wu wei Wei wu wei is the practice of doing and not-doing This concept comes from the theory of the Yin and Yang The Yang along with wei is the practice of doing The Yin along with wu wei is the practice of not-doing One compliments the other and each cannot exist alone The Tao tells people to practice not-doing because it will bring happiness in their life By not-doing the Tao means not performing actions which are unnecessary and uncalled for People should just take things as they come in life and they will live a life full of happiness and pleasure If you dont interfere with the Tao and let things take their natural course everything will work out in your life Chapter 10 If powerful men and women could remain centered in the Taoall people would be at peace Chapter 32 If you work against your Tao you will never find happiness The Sage practices wu wei He teaches without words and performs without actions Chapter 43 He knows and therefore does not speak Chapter 56 Many people mistake conceptual knowledge for the map to the territory The Sage is our map to the Tao He points his finger to show us the way but does not really tell us what to do and how to practice Taoism Lao Tzus concepts of the Tao can be a guide to rational living If one follows these beliefs he is guaranteed happiness in his life However it is very difficult to follow the Tao even though the teachings are said to be easily understood and easily put into practice Chapter 70 The reason the Tao is so difficult to grasp is because you cannot know that you are practicing it The Tao is beyond all words If you give
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