The word ‘Tao’ 道 (or Dao) translates into “path” or “way” and Taoist belief is based on the idea that there is a central or organising principle of the Universe, a natural order or a “way of heaven”, that we can come to know by living in harmony with nature, in tune with our hearts […]
“A single character is usually made up of different elements, and therefore to a reader of Chinese, can convey many shades of meaning. The word Tao is usually translated as ‘path’ or ‘way’, but Tao has other meanings too. It can refer to the way of doing things, the path or Universe, to the way […]
Lao Tzu wrote the Tao De Ching in the 6th Century BC and was a leading figure in the spiritual practice of Daoism. He believed that underlying every apparent discord there is harmony and that we should take time to be who we really are at heart.