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Tao Te Ching Chapter 35-1
Big’s image
Grasp Big's image, and the world under the sky will go.

(Ch.35)


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"Big" means Tao.


Lao Tzu is asking you to picture the image of Tao.


It is a nasty task because it is not possible.


The least harmful answer might be what you see in front of you, the world.


Let's call your hologram Tao.


What!


Hologram = Tao?


Yes. Hologram = Tao.


It is a sheer contradiction, but, when you really accept it, your spiritual quest will end and the world of the holograms will go around.


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Tao Te Ching Chapter 35-2
No harm
It goes by without harm. (Ch.35)


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What's the difference

between good and

harm?


None.


Judgement exists only in your “mind”.


Whether you think it is harmful or not, Tao keeps on functioning.


It keeps on recreating itself. (☞ See Chapter 74 Reincarnation)


The world of holograms goes around.


It is like toppings on the ice cream.


Whether you like the toppings or not, they don't stop your ice cream from melting.


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Tao Te Ching Chapter 35-3
Big’s omnipresence
It's peaceful, calm, and Big. (Ch.35)


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IA: "Master Bonbon, what does Tao look

like?"


B: "Peace, brother."


A: "Eh, peace, Master

Bonbon"


B: "Be calm, and you will see it."


A: "Be calm. I've gotta be calm. Then, I can see Tao. I will see it…. I can't see it. Oh, my god! I cannot see it!"


Not too bad. Not too bad, Master Bonbon, although we will never see

Tao.


Or, I should say we are able to see Tao everywhere.


It is omnipresent.


Tao's sole objective is the creation and recreation of itself.


The rest is not important at all.


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Need help?


Q: "I am frustrated! Will Tao help me?"


A: Why don't you think the other way round?

Reverse Thinking


Q: "I am not happy about how I look. Do I need a cosmetic surgery?"


A: Before you invest a hefty sum of money on your appearance, there are a few things to think about.

Mirror, mirror, on the wall


Q: "I am scared of seeing my reports. What’s gonna happen if the numbers are not good enough"


A: Zen Masters asks you to forget about statistics.

No Numbers


Q: "We need to change our way to grow foods. I am worried about the future of my children. What should we do?"


A: If you are interested in organic foods, read about the modern-day Lao Tzu of “Do nothing” farming, late Masanobu Fukuoka.

Tao Agriculture


Q: "People talk about Zen, but what the heck is it indeed?"


A: Zen is nothing special. It is something you know well.

Zen is Love


Q: "I am desperate. I need some solutions right away."


A: No worries. Here is a practical method.

10 points to be One with Tao


Q: "I am confused when people tell me to face reality. What is reality?"


A: A good question! Zen masters have been tackling the question for ages, but our old man, Lao Tzu, knows the answer.

No Absolute Truth


Q: "Is a geisha truly a p,........., a lady of the oldest profession of human beings?"


A: No, it means "artist", literally. She is an artist of the Taoist way of living.

Kawabata's Onsen Geisha


Q: "What Does Nintendo mean?"


A: It means "Do nothing" Corporation.

Tao Te Ching Chapter 35-4
Music and Food
Music and food make the passing traveller stop. (Ch.35)


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We are all passing travelers in this world of holograms.


When we hear

beautiful music, we

stop.


When we smell the good odor of some food, we stop.


Like other holograms, music and food exist to stimulate us to emit more fundamental energy Tao.


Our destination is not the end of the life.


It is each act of accepting something and loving someone.


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