Daoism and Daoist thought is something that many acupuncturists have been exposed to. It might have been part of what launched our interest in studying medicine. And perhaps you’ve had the experience of reading books like the Dao De Jing and come away more with a sense of confusion than clarity. It’s challenging for us as modern westerners to grasp the meaning of writings that have come to us from across the expanse of time, culture and language.
Daoist traditions are alive, but they are passed down within the confines and structure of community
Listen in to this conversation on Daoism, hermeneutics, living traditions and medicine.
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