#TTC Chapter 26 Here's the twenty sixth #TaoTeChing chapter. Let me know what you think it means in the comments or at http://waterpigs.co.uk/tao-te-ching/chapters/26/ --- The heavy is the root of the light. The still is the master of unrest. Therefore the sage, traveling all day, Does not lose sight of his baggage. Though there are beautiful things to be seen, He remains unattached and calm. Why should the lord of ten thousand chariots act lightly in public? To be light is to lose one's root. To be restless is to lose one's control. --- #taoism #philosophy

Chapter 26

Here's the twenty sixth chapter. Let me know what you think it means in the comments or at http://waterpigs.co.uk/tao-te-ching/chapters/26/


The heavy is the root of the light.
The still is the master of unrest.

Therefore the sage, traveling all day,
Does not lose sight of his baggage.
Though there are beautiful things to be seen,
He remains unattached and calm.

Why should the lord of ten thousand chariots act lightly in public?
To be light is to lose one's root.

To be restless is to lose one's control.