1. animus-inviolabilis:

    Zhang Guolao and His Magic Mule

    Attributed to Yin Qi

    Ming (1368–1644) or Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

     


  2. A good traveler has no fixed plans
    and is not intent upon arriving.
    — Tao Te Ching (translated by Stephen Mitchell)

    (Source: knothappening)

     


  3. The ego is a monkey catapulting through the jungle:
    Totally fascinated by the realm of the senses,
    It swings from one desire to the next,
    One conflict to the next,
    One self centered idea to the next.
    If you threaten it, it actually fears for its life.

    Let this monkey go.
    Let the senses go.
    Let desires go.
    Let conflicts go.
    Let ideas go.
    Let the fiction of life and death go.
    Just remain in the center, watching.

    And then forget you are there.

    — 

    Hua Hu Ching: The Unknown Teachings of Lao Tzu

    Translated by Brian Walker

    (via returntotruenature)
     

  4. animus-inviolabilis:

    Neijing Tu
    內經圖
    Literally: Diagram of the Inner Scripture

    Original stele from 1886, Beijing

    Diagram of Internal Pathways of Man
    Daoist microsomography of inner alchemy.

     

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  6. Flow with whatever may happen and let your mind be free. Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing. This is the ultimate.
    — Chuang Tzu (via sanctuaryofdao)
     


  7. Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
    — Lao-tse (via tao-a-day)
     

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  9. queenofdorite:

    SCIENCE IS MY NERF DART LAUNCHER, INTELLECT IS MY BUTTERKNIFE

    (via transhumanisticpanspermia)

     

  10. magictransistor:

    Jean-Michel Basquiat, Dwellers in the Marshes, 1983

    (via heterotrophs)