March 10, 2014
Thankyou for this. I always consider Chan as much a child of the Dao as the Dharma.
You might be interested in "Original Tao", a translation of pre-Tao Te Ching instructions in meditation and self-cultivation.
"Original Tao" was translated/written by Harold Roth, and is published by Columbia University Press.
There is no doubt that Chan and the Dao have a long history.
equanimity in all things is liberation
That's it! Equanimity in all things. Laozi always suggests staying in the centre and avoiding extremes.