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Tao : The Pathless Path

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In his commentaries on five parables from the Leih Tzu, Osho brings a fresh and contemporary interpretation to the ancient wisdom of Tao. Leih Tzu was a well-known Taoist master in the fourth century B.C., and his sly critiques of a Confucius provide abundant opportunities for the reader to explore the contrasts between the rational and irrational, the male and female, the ...more
288 pages
Published 2007 (first published 1979)
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Chinmay K
Mar 31, 2016 Chinmay K rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Brilliant!
Listened to both volumes audio version

Excerpts,
you cant seek truth .. you have to wait .. be patient .. be receptive .. not doing anything, but pulsating with energy, being alive, throbbing then .. Truth happens.

Tao is sublime laziness!
No need to do anything, all your doing is ego's effort/trip, just be (no-mind) and let Nature (God) do through you .. then you experience God.

Ashtavakra and Tao's Lao Tzu say the same, Lao Tzu: Wu wei- Non doing, just be.
Ashtavakra: Alasi Shiromani (Be
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Durty South Drew
awesome boo..challenges your thinking and ego,impleted this wisdom and live life
Quicksilver Quill
Jun 06, 2016 Quicksilver Quill rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Tao: The Pathless Path is an extraordinary book by Osho in which he offers his interpretations of five parables taken from the Taoist classic the Lieh Tzu. His explorations and discussions of these short tales shed light on Taoist thought and create wonderful lessons in which to explore the nature of the Tao.
Salah Hamdan
Feb 08, 2016 Salah Hamdan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Still the Greatest teacher on the world
Benjamin Zapata
Jan 09, 2012 Benjamin Zapata rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Beautiful lessons from one of the greatest teacher in the world! Without wings we die;this remarkable book is a significant key to freedom. Savor its spirit.Let it shake you up and transform you as you encounter an ancient tradition promoting a higher consciousness and a universal love.
Ray
Feb 02, 2012 Ray rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Pretty good book. Most of the chapters start with an ancient story, which Osho then breaks down and examines. His view is very insightful and keeps in line with the Tao.
Pattie
Dec 29, 2012 Pattie rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good book - some new slants offered on timeless philosophies. But it is a bit wordy and repetitive at times.
Flavin
acerca de la autenticidad, de aceptar las realidades la verdad. la belleza de las cosas
Caroline
Apr 27, 2011 Caroline rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love Osho and I love Lao tzu, so Osho's thoughts on Tao are a great pleasure to read.
Aziz
Nov 03, 2013 Aziz rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Such an awesome book. Great work, for an Osho reader or 1st Osho book :)
Chetan Misal
Sep 07, 2011 Chetan Misal rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
its just superb.... i cant express in words.. read twice..
Molly wemder
Interesting take on the Tao te Ching
Beth
Aug 21, 2012 Beth rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Magnificent!
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One of the most provocative and inspiring spiritual teachers of the twentieth century, Osho defies categorization - reflecting everything from the individual quest for meaning to the most urgent social and political issues facing society today. His books are not written but are transcribed from recordings of extemporaneous talks given over a period of thirty-five years. Osho has been described by ...more
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“This should be one of the basic attitudes—not to think about what the other is doing. That is his life. If he decides to live it that way, that is his business. Who are you even to have an opinion about it? Even to have an opinion means that you are ready to interfere, you have already interfered.” 1 likes
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