“The Tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao. The name that can be named is not the eternal name.”

These opening lines from the famous Tao Te Ching capture the essence of the teachings of Taoism. Often seemingly contradictory at first, Taoist teachings are actually quite clear and precise when you get right down to their spiritual meaning.

Have a look below at practices and exercises taken from the ancient sacred Taoist texts.

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