Although these are the techniques of practicing Tao in the Hou-tien, 10 understanding them is still necessary.
Whoever dissipates his vitality, spirit, and soul through ears and eyes is a commoner.
Whoever retrieves inward his vitality, spirit, and soul can become a Saint.
The practice of going with the flow dissipates. The practice of going against the flow retrieves. That is why Mencius said,
“To practice Tao, one needs nothing
but to retrieve his lost heart.”
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