Are Rituals Required? - 9nov21
When we put aside
the superstition of patriarchy and fundamentalism
we see there is absolutely NO need
for any ritualism.
Perhaps that is why,
in the thirty-eighth chapter of the Tao Te Ching,
“…when morality is lost
there is ritual.
Ritual is the (mere) husk of true faith,
the beginning of chaos.
Therefore the Master
with the depths and NOT the surface,
with the fruit and NOT the flower.”
The path is three-fold, my friend.
Read the Tao Te Ching daily,
and apply it.
If that is all you do,
then that is most certainly enough
and in a remarkably short period of time
you could be a sage of the way.
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with a simple
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