What is Tao?
The word Tao means "the way" or "pathway".
What is Taoism?
Wu-Chi to Tai-Chi, then fromTai-Chi back to Wu-Chi
What are Wu-Chi and Tai-Chi?
Wu-Chi is the state before Creation, the state of nothingness. It has form, yet it is unformed. It has shape, yet it is unshaped. It has substance, yet it is empty. Its substance is in the form of chaos, meaningless form, so we call it empty.
Tai-Chi is born from Wu-Chi by "movement".
The "movement" spins. Through this motion of
Wu-Chi, the chaotic substance begins to separate. It separates the Yin from theYang, light from dark, and substance from non-substance.
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