What role does selflessness play in Taoism?

How does Taoism teach selflessness? According to Taoism, how does one become less self centered?

4 thoughts on “What role does selflessness play in Taoism?

  1. they dont give instructions…you do it.

    check out Buddhist ethics…or Christs gospels

    joyce meyer…wrong thinking

    TD jakes, free your mind

    on youtube

  2. By thinking in terms of what you can give not what you can get.Thats selflessness.Its the opposite of selfishness.

  3. S – Satsang (Company of Self Realized people), Self Control, Self Contentment, Study Scriptures to inquire about Spirit and Surrender to the God
    P – Pray, Purify, Peace, Pranayama and Pratyahara to thin the mind and realize the Supreme Purushottama
    M – Meditate, Concentrate of the God Consciousness and Merge with the infinite Consciousness when the mind becomes no-mind

    The state of Selfless, mindless, egoless, desireless state where the divine love is given unconditionally to all beings is Jivanmukta – liberated while in the Body.

    Desire merges into the non-dual unmanifest formless God Consciousness = Desireless state
    Mind merges into the non-dual unmanifest formless God Consciousness = No-Mind state
    Ego (the I-ness, attachment) merges into the non-dual unmanifest formless God Consciousness = Egoless State
    Self merges into the non-dual unmanifest formless God Consciousness = Selfless state
    Conditioned love merges into the non-dual unmanifest formless God Consciousness = Unconditioned divine love
    Body merges into the non-dual unmanifest formless God Consciousness = Bodiless stateS – Satsang (Company of Self Realized people), Self Control, Self Contentment, Study Scriptures to inquire about Spirit and Surrender to the God
    P – Pray, Purify, Peace, Pranayama and Pratyahara to thin the mind and realize the Supreme Purushottama
    M – Meditate, Concentrate of the God Consciousness and Merge with the infinite Consciousness when the mind becomes no-mind

    The state of Selfless, mindless, egoless, desireless state where the divine love is given unconditionally to all beings is Jivanmukta

    When the Jivanmukta transcends the bodily state by becoming bodiless, he attains to Videhamukta state.

    Desire merges into the non-dual unmanifest formless God Consciousness = Desireless state
    Mind merges into the non-dual unmanifest formless God Consciousness = No-Mind state
    Ego (the I-ness, attachment) merges into the non-dual unmanifest formless God Consciousness = Egoless State
    Self merges into the non-dual unmanifest formless God Consciousness = Selfless state
    Conditioned love merges into the non-dual unmanifest formless God Consciousness = Unconditioned divine love
    Body merges into the non-dual unmanifest formless God Consciousness = Bodiless state

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