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In this episode, we explore the wisdom of Laozi and the Tao Te Ching and how this philosophy influenced Carl Jung. We discuss:

  • Who was the Chinese Philosopher Laozi?
  • Main concepts taught in Taoism and how it applies to modern society
  • How being in nature is healing and balancing
  • The symbolism and meaning of the Ying Yang
  • Teachings of Taoism and how it applied to Jungian Psychology

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Debra Maldonado  00:28 

Hello, welcome to another great episode of Soul Sessions. I’m Debra Maldonado, here with Dr. Rob. Today we are going to be talking about the wonderful and insightful Lao Tzu, a Chinese philosopher. We’re continuing our series on the great minds of philosophy. We’re going to talk about the Dao De Xing and some of the wonderful lessons in Daoism. Before we begin, I do want to remind you that if you want to make sure you get every session, if you’re listening to us on Spotify, iTunes, and other podcast hosting services, don’t forget to subscribe, we’re going to be continuing this series. You want to check previous series and also our previous series on the great minds of psychology. Hope to see you in those other episodes. But today, let’s talk about the Dao.

Robert Maldonado  01:27

The great Dao. We want to dedicate this to our friends from China, also people that trace their origins back to China. It’s a great, beautiful culture, we really appreciate their people.

Debra Maldonado  01:44

Many of our graduates are Chinese or Chinese descent.

Robert Maldonado  01:48

The great philosophies that came out of China are just incredible. This is just a sample. But Dao for me personally was one of those books and one of those philosophies that I always held on to. I always keep a copy of the Dao De Xing in my book collection. It’s a great book for those of you that hike and go out into nature to take along with you because the teachings go very well with the observation of nature, the experience of nature.

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