Tao 48

Knowledge is acquired.
Tao is accepted.

Come to know loss:
Lose yourself,
Lose the world,
Lose everything.

Accept this loss, and you have everything.

Let the world move,
And you will move with it.
Try to grasp it,
And it will leave you behind.


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