Moment of Zen

by admin Jan 31, 2008 3 Comments

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Lao TzuThe thirty spokes unite in the one center; but it is on the empty space for the axle that the use of the wheel depends. Clay is fashioned into vessels; but it is on their empty hollowness that their use depends. The door and windows are cut out from the walls to form an apartment; but it is on the empty space that its use depends. Therefore, whatever has existence serves for profitable adaptation, and what does not have existence for actual usefulness.
Lao Tzu
Tao Ching, (The Book of Changes)


  • Baekho

    Feb 5, 2008 | 5:05 pm

    Love that quote 😀

    Only thing I would say is that the Tao Ching/Dao Jing isn’t the “book of changes”. The book of changes is the I Ching/Yijing. The Tao Ching is the “Book of the Way”, the first half of the Tao Te Ching or “Book of the Way and its Power”.

  • vishesh

    Feb 11, 2008 | 6:11 am

    there is something in nothing ….

  • Smartopinion

    Mar 16, 2008 | 8:10 pm

    @karmadude I am the person with the name @SMARTOPINION on MUTINY…

    I would like to convey my PERSONAL appology to you and your feelings that could have been hurt beacuse of my various thoughts on previous blogs on MUTINY… I was doing an experiment with my mind and I think I am done with it.. If possible forgive me and my stupid little mind experiment… I do appologize from the bottom of my heart if I cause any pain to you directly or indirectly.. I hope you can forgive me…


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