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Re: Mair's TTC

Mair has a wonderful translation of the Chaung-tzu also. The Ma-Wang-Tui texts have motivated a few TTC translations with reshuffled order. Haven't seen Tao
gregory_candy
Aug 14, 2016
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6462

Re: Mair's TTC

Mair's Wandering on the Way, his translation of Chuang Tzu's work, is among my favorites. I haven't read his TTC, but I see that it's in paperback on Amazon
Rick Matz
Jul 31, 2016
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6461

Re: TTC/DDJ theme of abolishing learning

Having done a lot of standing stake practice, a form of meditation (among other things), I'd opine that if we can just let  our friggin' minds settle a lot of
Rick Matz
Jul 31, 2016
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TTC/DDJ theme of abolishing learning

Flipping through the verses of Mair's translation, a recurrent theme is to abolish learning. I found it in: V3 (47 in "Mair's MWT order), the sage is "Always
oneof10k2
Jul 30, 2016
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Mair's TTC

It's been awhile since sitting down with one of the texts. Recently I got a district library card, which pretty much makes available any book, CD, video,
oneof10k2
Jul 30, 2016
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6458

Re: Woodstock

My favorite comic from a book called "Zen Comics" shows a young zen student having just finished raking a lawn and saying to the Master: "Look Master, it's
Greg
Mar 20, 2016
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6457

Re: Woodstock

The scars. That's what does it for me. My favorite coffee cup is the one with the little chip in it. I doubt that anyone else would notice it. I've read
Rick Matz
Mar 19, 2016
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6456

Woodstock

The first time I listened to the 3-disc, 6-sides "music from the original soundtrack" of Woodstock was back in 1970, where I babysat after school and on
oneof10k2
Mar 19, 2016
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6455

Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth

I watched another episode of The Power of Myth this morning, about storytellers. Bill Moyers is the perfect foil to the profundity that is Joseph Campbell.
oneof10k2
Mar 16, 2014
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6454

Re: daopoetry

Cold wind blows bare trees. The leaves are all raked. Snowflakes dancing.
rickmatz
Jan 26, 2014
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daopoetry

Midwinter Snow Millions of white travelers scurry downward, to pillowed piles of comrades.
oneof10k2
Jan 26, 2014
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Re: this Sunday

That's my story and I'm sticking to it. To: TaoTalk@yahoogroups.com From: rickmatz@... Date: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 20:55:14 -0400 Subject: Re: [TaoTalk] this
Lisa K
Jul 30, 2013
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Re: this Sunday

You have a very nice life. Sent from my iPhone
Rick Matz
Jul 28, 2013
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this Sunday

Hello All-- I woke up early this morning, as a dear friend had asked me to her church to hear her son preach. I'd heard him on a youtube-like video before
oneof10k2
Jul 28, 2013
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Re: 8th Anniversary of Cook Ding's Kitchen!

Thank you, Lisa for your encouragement and suggestions. It's a better book for them. If anyone who reads it would kindly leave a review, it would help me out
Rick Matz
Jul 7, 2013
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