What I plan to do...
I have no disclaimer to present. This blog contains my views. A view is but a whiff of hot ccocoa from a chocolat and isn't the brewing chocolate itself. I can present my view about Mount Fujyama, but that cannot be the mountain itself.
I could present to you more than a view. I or another troubled soul might claim that what I write is the exact representation of the Tao, but claims are merely views presented verbally. What is contained here is my understanding which has come to me, for I strongly believe that knowledge, understanding and wisdom choose their vassals. And I thought I had no disclaimer to present!
I would urge readers to read these posts with an open mind. I do not ask you to agree with what I say. I request you not to compare it with what you have already learnt or what you already follow. Its not whether I am right or wrong that matters, but whether these posts gave you a new experience or at least make you meditate.
I set forth on this journey with least expectation. Frankly, I am clueless as to where this will lead me.
The Tao has appealed to me like none other has. Most of my questions since childhood remained unanswered by popular religions. Then I stopped putting them to religions and put them to people who were older than me. I realised I would be better off not disturbing them. I never found another soul amongst my peers who was interested in discussing the import of life. Soliloquy offered me my much sought after companion, guide and devil.
The following sites are of use to those who want other sources of information regarding the Tao:
2. Daily Tao
3. Tao Te Ching at BigView
4. Dao De Jing
I will mostly be using the previous link in generating the translation of a verse. Every verse (I hope) will start with a character by character translation of a verse, folowed by a short summary of the verse ending in an interpretation of the same (with sporadic incidents of interpolation). A lot can be learnt from the works on the TrueTao.org page.
May this journey bring to you what is meant to be with you...