Two thousand four hundred years after it was composed, we need the Tao Te Ching‘s lessons in self-awareness more than ever. Little can be said with absolute certainty about the origins of the Tao Te Ching. Consensus suggests it was written around 400BC by one Laozi. Laozi translates simply as “old master” – a hint that the author’s (or authors’) true name has been lost for ever.
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- The Tao Te Ching by Laozi: ancient wisdom for modern times (theguardian.com)
- Tao Te Ching 43: Effortless Effort (beyondthedream.co.uk)
- When the Tao is present (zenflash.wordpress.com)