Waters This is the time when
one experiences going into darkness
of ensnaring dangers. Hold to the lessons
learnable from nature. When one releases
oneself from subjective attitudes, one
becomes like water in a ravine; One
cannot ladle with a sieve, nor strain
with a dipper.
is a a uniquely powerful time and because
the solstice and the New Moon fall on
the same day, it is truly a time to
say goodbye to the old and to anchor
the new influences sliding in, the most
prominent being a focus on wanting to
be more creative in life and in everything
you do. In your work with RESPONSIBILITY
and OPPORTUNITY, be open to infusing
it with creativity and the inspiration
that creativity brings. Spend some time
imagining outside the box and allowing
new ideas and expansive intentions to
guide you in writing some new intentions
and goals for yourself.
of the important opportunities of this
solstice and new moon is to work on
releasing all disappointments, regrets
and dissatisfactions from the past year.
These energies only hold you hostage
and keep you from moving forward into
a beautiful transition and new opportunities.
So work on releasing the old, whatever
it is, and MOVE ON into the NEW. This
is such a great chance for a powerful
re-set, so don't waste it, use it! The
solstice is always a good time to do
a ritual around releasing the old. You
can burn, bury, shred and cleanse with
sage, tobacco or other smoke.
track of your review either by sharing
with another or writing it down. Spend
some time in prayer and intention-setting
based on what comes up. It is a good
time to focus.
this new moon with this time for yourself
and your own personal growth.
is encompassed by limitations. The sage,
bent over by the concern of others,
counsels that our Tao nature is woven
into our inclinations and intuition.
Beware that cosmic consciousness is
not engulfed by short-sighted desire
or long-reaching passion. By being constant
in virtue one becomes an ideal person.
(24) 1-6 Days
matter can be changed into energy. All
energy can be changed into matter. Neither
becomes totally the other. Nothing is
ever totally destroyed. When what is
created completes itself in exhaustion,
it returns to its source hidden in the
non-manifested. From within the non-manifested
things begin to manifest anew. To come
back or go back is Return.
The negation of all things is the way
of the universe. Return implies restoration
and resurrection. Cyclicity is the practice
of repetition is a principle of cosmic
endurance. There is always Return.
of Good Fortune Gentleness.
There is no rush.
of Misfortune Violent use of the
accelerator before the machine is balanced.
the Eleventh Moon knowing that to come
back and to go is the same. Know what
leaving and returning is.
the Daily Lines of the Lunar order of
the IChing on facebook at Tao Time.
to Access the Oracle
ways to experience the wisdom of IChing
is a comprehensive compendium of human
characteristics both individual and
group. The book is a philosophical
text of 64 chapters codified in hexagrams
that can be accessed using a divinatory
method or by constructing an image by
combining two trigrams into a hexagram.
As a sacred text the IChing is
a channel to communicate with the great
Transformative Tao accesses the Oracle
through four paths: What time is it
for me?, Three Currents, Twelve Branches
and the IChing Lunar Journal.
time is it for me? In Hexagram
63 Line 2 the wisdom 'Do not pursue:
you will get it in seven days.' A hexagram
spans six days. By following the path,
experiencing your life and contemplating
the question a realization or manifestation
will come to you. The reading is 90
minutes and costs $25. Schedule a What
time is it for me?
Currents In Hexagram 23 the
wisdom is the flow of three currents
in the triad beget, become, begone also
in be, do, have and idea, design, product.
The form of the inquiry is What
time is it for me? How do I think and
act in this time? What do I prepare
for? The Three Currents conversation
takes about three hours, plays out over
eighteen days and costs $45.. Schedule
Branches is a 72 day, 2 1/2
lunar cycles spiritual journey that
encompasses your life and times. Twelve
Branches carries on the mandala diagrams
and arcana attributed to Taoist fangshi
of the Han Dynasty (206BC - 219CE) that
became public during the Song Dynasty
(960-1278CE). The seminar includes 14
lessons and costs $90. Schedule preparing
for your Twelve
Branches two weeks before the
next New Moon.
Lunar Journal is a year long
diary beginning on the Chinese New Year,
this time falling on February 19th,
2015, The Year of the Goat. The lunar
journal carries you through a naturalistic
time and serves as a repository of your
insights and transformational development.
The book is $45, a year long seminar
IChing Lunar Journal is available
life activities, including intentional,
habitual and happenstance, are the means
and matters of the pathways. By faithfully
and diligently sojourning through the
IChing you'll realize your
request in it's most appropriate form.
Be like water.
is both the vehicle and a map of a transformative
shojourn. During the days
of your journey your daily personal
life and activity is your landscape.
Everything is material, those you encounter
deliver messages, things are given and
taken away, stuff happens. The approach
is experiential. One acts from instinct
and intuition independent of judgement.
Results are measured in matters and
in the Way of the Transformative Tao
cultivates seeing what is coming, hearing
what is about to be said and knowing
what is ready to happen for you. This
way is auspicious in providing openings
for spiritual alchemy.
Participants provide the IChing text
of their choice for reference. Recommendations
A Transformative Tao mandala:
stay with it and you will reach the
appropriate manifestation of your original