The (state of) vacancy should be brought to the utmost





The (state of) vacancy should be brought to the utmost degree,
and that of stillness guarded with unwearying vigour All things

alike go through their processes of activity, and (then) we see them

return (to their original state) When things (in the vegetable

world) have displayed their luxuriant growth, we see each of them

return to its root This returning to their root is what we call the

state of stillness; and that stillness may be called a reporting that

they have fulfilled their appointed end





That which is at rest is easily kept hold of; The ancients who showed their skill in practising the Tao facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

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