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.”
Continue reading “65. What are the practices of going with and going against the flow? (& Q66 to Q69)”
Tien-Ming means the Divine Mission from God to convey Tien-Tao. The Enlightened Teacher with Tien-Ming is the Enlightened Teacher ordained by God to transmit Tien-Tao to others.
Yang represents the Qi (spirit) that is in motion; and yin, still. Once yang and yin are created, there are motions and stillness. The yang is pure and rises up to become Heaven. The yin is heavy and descends to be Earth. The Yang and yin interact to give rise to humans.
Qi means spirit. Hun means awareness. Sheng means growth. Ling means soul.
Sheng-qi means the Spirit of Growth.
Hun-qi means the Spirit of Awareness.
Ling-qi means the Spirit of Soul.
Wu-ji is the Void. Lao means old or ancient. Mu means mother. Wu-ji Lao-Mu is also referred to as Lao-Mu. Continue reading “Glossary”