Positive Power in Taoist Spirituality

Dear Friend, In the 4 Ascendant Sphere Purity Adept School of the Tao, positive power is a first level practice and is essential to living happily or to becoming a Taoist. Positive Power is difficult for people to grasp, because of its simplicity.  It functions by controlling perception, awareness, and choice–the things that make the […]

Who Can Be Enlightened?

Dear Friend, In this post, I want to introduce you to 1 of the pre-requisites of Taoist enlightenment.  You can look at these items as part of a check list of qualifiers to the enlightenment process.  If you do not meet one of the items on the list you must develop that attribute, or pursue […]

Wei Wu Wei or Not Doing in Taoism

Wei Wu Wei, the doing of not-doing, or not doing is a relatively simple practice within Taoism and the 4 Ascendant Tradition.  Unfortunately, it is a concept that is often the source of one upmanship and contests of authority within the philosophical movement.  That competition has tended to make the practice of wei wu wei […]