Friday, August 23, 2013

Bit by Bit - Chapter 20, Part 6

Trey Smith

The ruler of Lu said, "The road there is long and perilous. Moreover, there are rivers and mountains between and I have no boat or carriage. What can I do?"

The Master from south of the Market said, "Be without imperiousness, be without conventionality - let this be your carriage."

~ Burton Watson translation ~
In the meditative state, arrogance and morality must be left at the door. Attempt to bring either one with you and you will find that the door is locked!

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