Newborn and Sage Tao Te Ching Chapter 55

The Newborn And Taoist Sage Tao Te Ching Chapter 55 We all are aware an infant child is so innocent and free of all the worries of life except for food and physical comfort. Lao Tzu compares a newborn child to being in the Tao. In this chapter he goes from the newborn child in the Tao to old thing not in the Tao. Newborns “Those who hold an abundance of virtue Are similar to newborn infants” (1) A person who embraces the Tao has an abundance of virtue (being pure and innocent) like a newborn baby. The newborn accepts things as they are in the present moment. The baby …..

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