the way of the tao

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I am not crying you are crying.

Tao-Kris at the Shanghai Film Festival Red Carpet today. Both of them are there to promote their 3 respective movies.[ Luhan is in Shanghai as well and was invited to the event but could not attend the Red Carpet due to his busy schedule.Not sure if he will make an appearance]

“One of the most threatening was the attack on Pueblo religion started by the United States government in 1921. Using the recently passed Religious Crimes Act as its chief weapon, the government made the practice of Indian religious ceremonies a punishable offense. At the same time, the government launched a public campaign to vilify native religion…and also claimed that native religion was largely responsible for the Indian failure to assimilate into the cultural mainstream. For Indians to rise above their ‘savage’ state, so the argument ran, it was necessary to destroy their pagan worship” (16).

From the book, The Taos Indians and the Battle for Blue Lake.

Sixteen

Most of the world’s religions serve only to strengthen
attachments to false concepts such as self and other,
life and death, heaven and earth, and so on.
Those who become entangled in these false ideas are
prevented from perceiving the Integral Oneness.

The highest virtue one can exercise is to accept the
responsibility of discovering and transmitting the
whole truth.
Some help others in order to receive blessing and
admiration.
This is simply meaningless.
Some cultivate themselves in part to serve others, in
part to serve their own pride.
They will understand, at best, half of the truth.
But those who improve themselves for the sake of the
world—to these, the world truth of the universe
will be revealed.

So seek this whole truth, practice it with your daily life,
and humbly share it with others.
You will enter the realm of the divine.

Lao Tzu - Hua Hu Ching

The China Line Chronicles #KrixingFacesOff

Kris: Welcome to another China Line Meeting! Now it’s been a long time since we’ve met and a lot has changed, like I actu–

Luhan: YIFREAKINGXING released not one, but TWO killer solo MVs without faking an injury and leaving Exo! Way to go bro!

Tao: Okay, first i feel like the faking injury part was directed at me and seco-

Luhan: It was.

Tao:

Yixing: Thanks guys! I’m so amazed, and I’m so thankful that your departures paved the way for me to have some spotlight in Korea.

Jun: So what you’re trying to say was that if The8 left Seventeen and went off to do his own thing. I would finally get more than one line and actually make my parents proud?

Luhan: Dude. Yixing humps floors and spreads butt cheeks for a living. His parents haven’t been proud in years.

Kris: Wow what a fascinating subject but like I was trying to say earlier I rele–

Chenle: Hey I think someone is knocking on the door! Were you all expecting more people?

Tao: Waittt! More members??? Yixing’s room is already the size of a closet-

The8: That may be a little too generous to say

Tao: Okay the size of a toilet stall in a closet, and I really don’t think we can hold anymore members.

Yixing: Renjun, just open the door. Exo isn’t having a meeting til later so it’s probably some more Chinese recruits looking to join.

Renjun: Okay Dad

Yixing: What??

Renjun: Nothing *opens door*

Jackson: *enters with 3 guests*

Jackson: WHAT UP MY CHINESE FAMILY??!!!

Kris: Yo dude!

Tao: What’s up man?!

Luhan: Jackson?

Jackson: So I heard you’ve been having meetings to talk about how unfair it is for Chinese artists as idols here in Korea an–

The8: You wanted to join and add your valuable input?

Jackson: Lol no, are you kidding me? I got JYP on speed dial and 5 out of 4 shows on television have my face in them.

Jun: *mutters* that’s not even possible

Jackson: I’m actually here because i brought these guys! *gestures towards 3 guests*

Yibo: Yo!

Yixuan: Hey guys!

Wenhan: Nice to meet you all!

Luhan: Okay forgive me if I’m being rude, but I promise I have never seen any of you in my life before.

Tao: He’s got a point. We at least could google the NCT boys to figure out which ones were the rejects of the group.

WinWin: Um thanks?

Yixuan: We’re actually 3 members of Uniq. We had that EoEo song where we g-

Yixing: GRINDED ALL OVER THE FLOOR!! Yeah dudes I know you! I saw that video and knew that we HAD to meet one day!

Kris: AND SPEAKING ON VIdeos!! Mine came out and I sang my whole song in English!

Luhan: *coughs*

Tao: *avoids eye contact*

Jackson: Um that’s cool bro, keep doing your thing I guess.

Kris: WHY ARE YOU ALL BEING SO FLAKY AND NOT ENCOURAGING ME??

Yixing: Well some parts of what you just told us are hard to swallow…

Kris: Like what?!!!!

Jun: I don’t know, simple things like you “singing”

Tao: And speaking “English”

Luhan: And actually having a “video” to be honest

Kris: I hate you all

Yixing: Um that’s kind of Suho’s line.

Luhan: Yeah Kris you can’t take it, it’s the only one he’s got.

Jackson: So yeah, I’m going to leave now, I was just dropping these guys off before i headed to China to film 6 reality shows before sun down.

Wenhan: *whispers* Please don’t leave us.

Jackson: This is a safe place guys. It’s all about acceptance and goodwill! *leaves out*

Luhan: Speaking of Goodwill, Tao where did you get your clothes?

Tao: Dolce and Gabbana bit–

Kris: Changing gears!! Let’s talk about something else. Did you know my video was directed by Collin Tille–

Luhan: So Yixing, I’m still just amazed at all your success! That Lose Control video was hot! When you went shirtless I knew that you meant serious business.

Yibo: I saw it, and speaking as a professional grind and roll master. You even had me sweating!

Yixing: Okay guys, you can settle with the compliments. Thanks they do mean a lot, I’m just getting embarrassed now.

Kris: Embarrassed?? You’re embarrassed?? All I have done is lead this support group, be there when you needed me-

Tao: *coughs* lies

Kris: -And treated you all with nothing but respect! Can i get some recognition on my video please??!?!?

Luhan: Okay Kris fine, your video was pretty coo—

Chen: *knocking on door* YIXING why did Jackson just leave your room?? ARe you planning on doing a tv show or something??

Yixing: *through door* Go away Chen! I’m trying to rehearse for my solo stage and you’re distracting me.

Chen: *through door* I can’t go away! Suho told me to get you. Something BIG is happening and he wants the whole crew here and present!

Kris: *to Yixing* Just go, we’ll just wait it out and leave when it’s over.

Yixing: okay cool, I got snacks in my freezer and the WiFi password is “ItPaysToBePatient91”

Luhan: Um are you trying to tell us something??

Yixing: *winks* Coming Chen! *opens door and leaves*

Tao: So what are we suppose to do while we wait?

Wenhan: *looks around* This room is bigger than our dorms

WinWin: We could have a contest to see who had the most lines in their group songs!

Kris: Luhan, hands down. Too easy. Suggest something else.

WinWin: Well we could listen to your new song?

Renjun: Umm…

The8: Ew no

Jun: Don’t be a suck up

Luhan: Ahh you know what? I forgot that I was deaf.

Wenhan: I’d rather just do something more productive to be honest.

Kris:

Kris: I’m never coming to one of these dumb meetings again.

Empty yourself of everything. Let the mind become still. The ten thousand things rise and fall while the Self watches their return. They grow and flourish and then return to the Source. Returning to the Source is stillness, which is the way of Nature.

~Laozi
Tao Te Ching, Verse 16

(Source: Tao & Zen Facebook Page)

EXO Reaction when their GF shakes a ton/vibrates when she gets cold

I normally don’t shake too much when I’m cold. But Besht said she does, I wanna hug her. XD Let’s hug liz xD Ara~
/I don’t own any of the gifs used, unless stated otherwise
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Chanyeol:

*Suffering too* “D-do… d-do you want… my jacket? A-Anything for you.. B-b-but hug me, yes?”

Kris:

“I can make you hot again… if you want. Come sit on my lap..” *Naughty boy kind of likes you vibrating* 

Sehun:

“Maybe if we vibrate together we can get a little bit warmer…” *Always trying to find a way to be close to you*

Tao:

*Hugs you tight* “C’mere you shaking girl. My arms are warm, you need to stop shaking…”

Kai:

“You know what we should do? Dance! With that shaking of yours… we might get an unique choreography” *His solution to everything when it’s not chicken*

Xiumin:

*He’d me the one shaking* “No no…  you wear my sweater. I’m not cold.. I’m just shy” *But wouldn’t want you to give him back his sweater*

Baekhyun:

“Did I click the wrong button? I didn’t know you were like those stuffed animals that vibrate…. woah jagi… you are really special”

Luhan:

*Not sure what’s going on* “It wasn’t me! I didn’t do anything! Oh… you are cold? Never mind, come here”

Chen:

*Cold too* “Ahh jagi… I think our vibration mode is on… this place is cold. Let’s go inside and cuddle”

Kyungsoo:

“If we take some blankets we might not be that cold… Let’s take some jagi. I used to do it all the time when I was a kid” *He’s still one tho… a squishy one*

Lay:

“You are adorable baobei… everything you do is cute. Let’s cuddle now, it’ll be a cold night and we don’t want you shaking all night” *Bf material*

Suho:

*Wakes up* “What’s that… my phone? Oh.. jagi are you cold? Come here with me… There’s enough blanket for the two”

[Masterlist] [Guideline]

I had a discussion with a great master in Japan, and we were talking about the various people who are working to translate the Zen books into English, and he said, ‘That’s a waste of time. If you really understand Zen, you can use any book. You could use the Bible. You could use Alice in Wonderland. You could use the dictionary, because the sound of the rain needs no translation.
—  Alan Watts

An eye of red force created the evil which coveted the heart of tree of life. To tend and embrace the heart of tree of life, the legends hereby divide the tree in half and hide each side. Time is over-turned and space turns askew. The legends shall now see the same sky but shall stand on different grounds, shall stand on the same ground but shall see different skies. As though trapped in a maze which they can not escape. The day the grounds be kept a single file before one sky in two worlds that seem alike, the legends will greet each other. The forces will reunite into one perfect root, a new world shall open up. The beginning equals the end.

EXO reaction to their crush suddenly pinch their cheeks and said so cute

anonymous asked:  Exo reaction to their crush suddenly pinch their cheeks and said “so cute”. Love your reactions they give life! :)
A/N:and you’re making my heart beat fast:) <3
~minhanh
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Xiumin- “So would you say I’m boyfriend material?”

Originally posted by mminseok

Luhan- “You’re cute”

Originally posted by meiren-menglu

Kris- “really? So would you accept this cutie’s asking you out on a date?”

Originally posted by exomggull

Suho- “Not as cute and beautiful as you are”

Originally posted by junyeol

Lay- “Then maybe… you can call me something else….like….boyfriend”

Originally posted by elaysium

Baekhyun- “You just want this don’t you”

Originally posted by wooyoung

Chen- “You’re too cute for your own good”

Originally posted by rxxbinc

Chanyeol- “Here’s a flower for the most beautiful girl in the world”

Originally posted by parkchny

D.O- “Why are you making me feel this way”

Originally posted by overdyosed

Tao- “Give me a hug”

Originally posted by pangguk

Kai- “t-thank you”

Originally posted by kaibility

Sehun- *Just gif honestly sehun doesn’t need no words*

Originally posted by luedeer